• April 14, 2024

Lake Charles Golden Nugget expansion underway

Tilman Fertitta, the owner of the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Louisiana, announced on Thursday that by 2013 a 300-room hotel tower would be added to the casino resort.

Construction has already begun for the new tower on the Golden Nugget’s south side pool area. The casino, which is approximately three hours from Houston, has been opened since December 2014.

Fifty-nine-year-old Fertitta is a billionaire restaurateur, gambling mogul and amusement park operator based in Houston, Texas. He is Landry’s Inc.’s, one of the nation’s largest restaurant corporations, chairman, CEO and sole owner. Fertitta has Golden Nugget casinos in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Biloxi, Mississippi and the major petrochemical refining town of Lake Charles. It is a popular spot for …

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