Published On: Mon, Mar 11th, 2013

Harrah’s Cherokee to celebrate expansion completion

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort is celebrating the completion of its spectacular $650 million dollar expansion. The resort includes over 1,100 luxury guest rooms, 4,000 games including traditional slots and table games, 10 restaurants, shopping, entertainment venues, and the Mandara Spa.

HotelTowersTo help celebrate the opening, sold out performances by Darius Rucker and Blake Shelton will take place on Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23 in the resort’s state-of-the-art Events Center. Comedian Jon Reep of Last Comic Standing will perform at a private event on Friday, March 22. Superstar Alicia Keys will appear Wednesday, March 27. Tickets for the Keys performance are available at Ticketmaster.com.

The festivities will culminate Saturday, March 23 with free entertainment in the Grand Rotunda and Essence Lounge. DJ Aaron Michael of 104.3 FM will take the stage in the Rotunda from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am and live entertainment will be featured in the Essence Lounge during the same times.

Resort guests will also have a chance at winning a tax-free share of $150,000 by participating in the $150K Free Slot Play Giveaway. Playing with their Total Rewards card or swiping at a promotion kiosk between10 am and 9 pm on March 23 will automatically enter guests into the 10 pm drawing. 

“We’re thrilled to unveil our $650 million dollar expansion, and proud to be positioned as the premier resort destination in the Southeast. I hope everyone will come out and experience this phenomenal property that is now Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort, our Masterpiece in the Mountains,” said Brooks Robinson, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Harrah’s Cherokee.  

– Harrah’s Cherokee 

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