Bally's Chicago will be located in the city's River West neighborhood on the bank of the North Branch of the Chicago River, near the intersection of Chicago Avenue and Halsted Street.
The first phase of the new casino hotel resort is slated to cost $1 billion. It will include 2,700 slot machines, 95 table games, a suite-only hotel, with 100 suites. There will also be an outdoor music venue with space for 1,000 people.
The subsequent expansion of Bally's Chicago is projected to provide a total of 4,000 gaming seats with a new 400 room hotel, a 3000 seat indoor venue, and a 20,000 sq. ft. exhibition space.
This link on our Bally's Corporate site provides more information about the specific components of our facility:
This link provides the details of our commitment to develop a world-class entertainment destination resort, befitting Chicago’s status as a world-class city: New Casino Resort in Chicago | Bally's Corporation (ballys.com)
The permanent location will include a 3,000 seat theater, an extension of the Chicago Riverwalk, pedestrian bridge, six restaurants, a food hall, and room for 3,400 slots and 173 game tables.
The corporation has a plan to retrofit the former warehouse at the current Tribune plant in order to serve as a temporary casino while the casino is being built. Bally's Temporary Casino will be located at 600 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611.
The temporary facility located at 600 N. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL, will initially provide 33,000 square feet of gaming space accommodating 1000 gaming patrons. There will be two bars & cocktail lounges, a food service bar and a Grab N Go Kiosk.
Our parent company, Bally’s Corporation is a global casino entertainment company with a growing presence including award-winning casinos and resorts, as well as a broad portfolio of digital sports betting and casino offerings.With approximately 10,500 employees spread in offices around the world, Bally’s Corporation is one of the fastest-growing competitors in our field. Company assets within the United States include 15 casinos, a horse racing track, and access to online sports betting licenses in 18 states. Our casino operations boast an impressive total collection of over 15,000 slot machines, 500 table games, and 5,300 hotel rooms.