Golden Nugget Lake Charles hotel, pool and restaurants reopen; casino next - Port Arthur News

Saturday 16th May 2020

Golden Nugget Lake Charles' hotel, pool and restaurants reopened Friday, and the casino floor reopens Monday (May 18).

"We have anxiously awaited this reopening and look forward to welcoming the Lake Charles and surrounding communities back to our hotel and casino," said Tilman Fertitta, owner and CEO of Golden Nugget Casinos.

"This is a step in the right direction to getting our employees back to work. We are following CDC, state and regulatory guidelines and taking all the prudent and essential measures to maintain a safe and clean environment for our guests and employees."

Several Golden Nugget restaurants reopened their dining rooms Friday, following all CDC Guidelines and recommendations, including Landry's Seafood House, Vic & Anthony's, Saltgrass Steak House and Bills Bar & Burger.

Additional amenities opened this weekend include H20 Pool and Lazy River, private beach, marina and retail. Other amenities are slated to open based on business demands.

"We have worked with public health officials and gaming regulators for several weeks now preparing for this reopening," said Gerry Del Prete, senior vice president of gaming operations. "Our teams are ready and excited to welcome guests and players again."

The 7,000-yard golf course at the Golden Nugget, now open Wednesday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., allows players to book tee times by calling 337-508-4653 or emailing

To make a hotel reservation, please visit or call 844-777-4653.

The Golden Nugget Lake Charles features 1,100 luxury hotel rooms and suites; an 18-hole championship golf course; extensive retail options; an 18,000-square foot ballroom; 30,000 square feet of meeting space; a two-acre pool and lazy river complex; a private beach front and marina; and a number of signature restaurants. An innovative casino floor featuring more than 75 table games, a high limit salon, a poker room, and 1,600 of the industry's newest slot machines redefines the gaming experience, the company says.

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