Harrahs Metropolis Casino Hotel Now Open

Harrah's Entertainment Inc. had opened a new hotel adjacent to Harrah's Metropolis casino in Metropolis, Illinois.

Now Middle Tennesseans can enjoy not only the casino games and entertainment in the casinos, but can also plan an extended stay and enjoy the amenities in the hotel.

The hotel had its maiden opening on June 30th; it offers two hundred forty standard rooms with more than four hundred square feet each.

The hotel also offers two room suites, junior suites and restaurants.

Harrah's Metropolis Casino media coordinator, Amy Crawford, said that the casino is on par with the casinos in Las Vegas.

According to advertising and public relations manager, Jamie Gaines, the casino has attracted gambling players from Tennessee and the Midwest since its opening in 2001.

The casino has three gaming floors which offer more than one thousand slot machines, thirty table games and a forty seat poker room.

Guests can play blackjack, craps, mini baccarat, Caribbean stud and roulette. Table limits start at five dollars.

Various restaurants that offer steak, seafood and casual buffets are also available at the casino area.

The hotel also offers high speed internet access, laundry services, pay per view movies and fax services.