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Boomtown Casino New Orleans is a riverboat casino located on the West Bank of
Jefferson Parish in Harvey, Louisiana. It is on a 54-acre site. Boomtown is owned by
Boomtown is the largest riverboat casino in Southeast Louisiana since its
acquisition of one of the twin River City Casino (New Orleans) riverboats in 1998. It
has over 1,500 slots and video poker games, 30 table games on the first floor, and
is open 24 hours a day.
The facility offers five different dining options: Bayou Market Buffet, Bayou Market
Express, Asia, Pier 4 and Oyster Bar. Entertainment options are Boomer's
Nightclub where local cover bands (i.e. The Chee-Weez) and national acts come to
perform and Family Fun Center. There's also the ETC gift shop.
In December 2006, the board of directors for Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. approved
a major expansion for the Boomtown Casino. It is expected to cost 145 million
dollars. The expansion is planned to include a 200-room, four-star hotel with a spa
and salon; an expansion of the existing Boomers nightclub; an Asian restaurant;
additional meeting space; a new employee dining area and a refurbishment and
expansion of the existing buffet. The expansion is supposed to start during the first
quarter of 2007 and be finished during the second quarter of 2008.