The Cordish Gaming Group has revealed the opening date for its Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. Located in the Stadium District, the venue – complete with a FanDuel sportsbook – will open on January 19, 2021 with a series of reservation-only preview days for Live! Rewards Club members.
Joe Billhimer, Executive Vice President, Cordish Gaming Group, announcing the news, stated: “We are beyond excited to go Live! in Philadelphia and bring this world-class gaming and entertainment destination to the heart of the Stadium District. What we have created here is unrivaled anywhere in the country. Sports fans, foodies, gaming enthusiasts, and anyone looking for a night of fun and excitement only has to make one stop to experience it all.”
In addition to the FanDuel sportsbook, the 510,000 square-foot property features more than 2,100 slots and electronic table games, 150 live-action table games and a dedicated 29 table poker room.
A big focal point is the Sports & Social Philly, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant, gaming venue and social lounge that will offer guests the ultimate sports fan experience at the only place in the country located in the center of big-league action from four major professional sports teams.
The venue will feature the FanDuel Sportsbook and Lounge retail location and state-of-the-art AV system, including a giant 52-foot LED display and 24 televisions for ultimate sports viewing.
Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia has committed to serve as a transformative development that will create maximum community benefits for the City of Philadelphia and bring economic opportunity and inclusivity to local residents.
The project aims to generate over $2bn in economic stimulus to the city, along with $100m in tax revenues in its first five years of operation, including $25m to Philadelphia’s School District.