Choctaw Casino & Resort “Enhances Experience” with Resort Expansion


the Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Oklahoma, announced the grand opening of its resort, featuring a 21-story Sky Tower hotel and expanded gaming experience as well as amenities, dining, lounges and entertainment options.

Located in Southeast Oklahoma, just over an hour’s drive from North Texas, the newly expanded Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant is one of the largest in the United States.

“I am extremely grateful to everyone who has played a role in creating such a magnificent and premier entertainment destination for our region, which not only enhances the experience for our customers, but also improves the lives of members. of the tribe, individuals and families living across the state, ”said Chief of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Gary batton.

“This expansion means 1,000 new jobs, funding for much needed services for tribal members, millions of economic growth for Oklahoma, and additional dollars our tribal government is investing in education and improved infrastructure for all. Oklahoma residents.

In an effort to “elevate the overall guest experience” to meet the demands of a growing customer base in North Texas and beyond, Choctaw has invested $ 600 million in the luxury entertainment destination.

“We wanted to create a one-of-a-kind resort and gaming experience and I’m proud to say the expansion rivals anything you would find in Las Vegas,” said Heidi grant, general manager of games and hospitality for Choctaw Nation. “We are excited to present everything that is new to guests from Oklahoma, North Texas and beyond. The attention to detail is amazing.

“From incredible Choctaw art on the walls, to new gaming options and pools, to trendy new restaurants and lounges and exquisite hotel suites, there is literally something for everyone at the new Choctaw Casino & Resort.”

The design-build team at Tutor Perini Building Corporation and JCJ Architecture, both leaders in their respective fields with extensive hospitality and gaming experience, led Choctaw’s expansion project from concept to site. completion.

“As players around the world have continued to become more and more sophisticated in their expectations, it was important to meet those expectations,” said Bob gdowski, AIA, director and director of hotel design at JCJ Architecture. “The Nation inspired us towards an architecturally refined design, responsive to context and, above all, experientially engaging. “

There are 3,300 new slots with a mix of new and classic slots, bringing the total number of machines on the property to over 7,200. The expansion also includes over 40 new table games and a hall. poker table with 30 additional tables, bringing the total number of tables to 136.

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