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Ameristar Casino & Hotel East Chicago

777 Ameristar Boulevard, East Chicago, Indiana  [view mapview map]  Book your room now.

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Table games:65
Gaming machines:1700
Minimum Bet:$0.01
Maximum Bet:$5,000
Open 24/7:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Casino sq/ft:56,000 sq/ft
Convention sq/ft:5,400 sq/ft


Hotels: Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago
Rates: $89.00 - $90.00
Venues: Convention Center


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Ameristar Casino & Hotel East Chicago Review

The Ameristar Casino & Hotel in East Chicago, Indiana has a 56,000 square foot  casino with 1,900 gaming machines and 36 table games. There is a newly renovated hotel with 288 well-appointed rooms including 5 junior suites and 7 super suites with over 1,000 square feet of space each. All rooms are over 500 square feet. The casino and hotel are open 24/7 and there are 7 eateries on the property.

The casino is on a ship permanently moored on Lake Michigan with gambling on 4 spacious decks. Valet parking is available at the casino entrance. Land lovers may want to check out other gambling opportunities in the nearby Illinois area. But if you fancy gambling on a ship in a newly renovated venue, you'll find plenty of excitement at the Ameristar Casino & Hotel  East Chicago.

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Gaming at Ameristar Casino

The Ameristar Casino in East Chicago, Indiana is spread out over 4 levels with a total of 56,000 square feet of gaming space. Strategically placed for convenient play throughout  the area players will find 1,700 slots and video poker machines with a special High Limit area for qualified players. Table players will find up to 65 games in action at any given time. Table limits have been raised to $5,000 and up, so if that is your way to play, talk to a pit boss to be accommodated. Star Club members also have access to an exclusive lounge. Blackjack is a popular game here and so are the classics like craps and roulette. Card players will find Mississippi Stud, Ultimate Texas Hold 'em, 3-card Progress and Pai Gow poker. For your convenience the new Noodle Bar restaurant is located right by the baccarat tables.

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Dining & Restaurants

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

  • Serving: Bar/Pub, American, Cafe/Variety

You will only find Amerisports in Ameristar casinos and the East Chicago bar and grill is up to par with the rest of them. It's more than a sports bar with 20 high definition TV's to catch your favorite game on - it's a great place to just hang out and have a good time. All of your favorite fare is on the full menu and the late night menu including burgers, wings, BBQ ribs, cold beers on tap and more.

Menus: Amerisports Menu
  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Amerisports chain
  • Reservations: (219) 378-3000
  • Alcohol: Full Bar
  • Attire: Casual


Sunday2:00pm / 1:00am
Monday2:00pm / 1:00am
Tuesday2:00pm / 1:00am
Wednesday2:00pm / 1:00am
Thursday2:00pm / 1:00am
Friday2:00pm / 2:00am
Saturday2:00pm / 2:00am

Bugatti's Steak & Pasta

  • Serving: Italian, Steak

Bugatti's Steak & Pasta in the Ameristar Casino & Hotel brings to mind the ambiance of legendary Chicago steakhouses along with a true Italian influence. Whether you long for well-aged USDA Prime or a fine and simple Italian dinner, you will find the fare of your desires here. It is a very popular place so we do suggest reservations.

Menus: Bugatti's Menu
  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: (219) 378-3330


Sunday5:00pm / 9:00pm
Wednesday5:00pm / 9:00pm
Thursday5:00pm / 9:00pm
Friday5:00pm / 10:00pm
Saturday5:00pm / 10:00pm

Double Down Dogs at Ameristar Casino & Hotel - East Chicago

  • Serving: Deli, Snacks / Hotdogs, Vegetarian

If you want a variety of favorite snacks, Chicago style all beef hot dogs, or a  Maxwell Street Polish Sausage sandwich - you are in luck up until 4am every day and night at Ameristar Casino & Hotel in East Chicago. Soups, salads, subs, brats, nachos, tacos... you name it, it's hot and ready in a few minutes at Double Down Dogs!

Menus: Double Down Dogs Menu
  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Double Down Dogs chain
  • Reservations: (219) 378-3000


Sunday5:00pm / 4:00am
Monday5:00pm / 4:00am
Tuesday5:00pm / 4:00am
Wednesday5:00pm / 4:00am
Thursday5:00pm / 4:00am
Friday5:00pm / 4:00am
Saturday5:00pm / 4:00am

Heritage Buffet at Ameristar Casino & Hotel - East Chicago

  • Serving: Steak, Seafood, American

Manifold cuisines of the world are on display for your dining please at the Heritage Buffet. CHoose your fare from distinct stations featuring the best in global fare and American favorites. Brunch begins at 7am on the weekends and the Friday and Saturday night buffet special are seafood, and prime rib and shrimp respectively. It's all you can eat, at a price that may surprise you.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Heritage Buffet chain
  • Reservations: (219) 378-3000
  • Buffet


Sunday7:00am / 2:00pm
Monday7:00am / 9:00pm
Tuesday7:00am / 9:00pm
Wednesday7:00am / 9:00pm
Thursday7:00am / 9:00pm
Friday7:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday7:00am / 10:00pm

The Noodle Bar

  • Serving: Asian, Vietnamese, Dim Sum

The Noodle Bar at Ameristar Casino & Hotel in East Chicago is located in the baccarat room and open from noon until 1:30am every day. Here you will find Asian specialties such as dim sum, rice dishes and congee among other authentic pacific rim cuisine. Make up your own masterpiece with your choice of meats, seafood, and vegetables.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Heritage Buffet chain


Sunday12:00pm / 1:30am
Monday12:00pm / 1:30am
Tuesday12:00pm / 1:30am
Wednesday12:00pm / 1:30am
Thursday12:00pm / 1:30am
Friday12:00pm / 1:30am
Saturday12:00pm / 1:30am

Papasello's Café

  • Serving: Italian, Breakfast, Deli, Snacks

Papasello's Café is in the heart of the open area pavilion at Ameristar in East Chicago. YOu want something sweet to go with your Italian coffee? Try the canoli or funnel cake. For something more hearty go for the savory side with a breakfast or Italian meatball sandwich. Have a seat and relax or grab it on the go. Papasello's Café is open 24/7.

Menus: Papasello's Café Menu
  • Price range: Average


Sunday12:00am / 12:00am
Monday12:00am / 12:00am
Tuesday12:00am / 12:00am
Wednesday12:00am / 12:00am
Thursday12:00am / 12:00am
Friday12:00am / 12:00am
Saturday12:00am / 12:00am

Sbarro at Ameristar Casino & Hotel - East Chicago

  • Serving: Italian, Pizza, Bakery Goods

The Sbarro family has been serving quality fare with a passion for excellence since they opened their first Salumeria way back in 1956. Their first mall restaurant opened in 1967 and now you can find this fine, fast, and friendly Italian eatery in over 1,000 locations. There is a reason they are so popular! Everything you can order here - from the baked Ziti to the sausage rolls is made fresh, right here, just today.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Sbarro chain
  • Reservations: (219) 397-6450


Sunday11:00am / 5:00am
Monday11:00am / 5:00am
Tuesday11:00am / 5:00am
Wednesday11:00am / 5:00am
Thursday11:00am / 5:00am
Friday12:00am / 12:00am
Saturday12:00am / 12:00am

Burger Brothers at Ameristar Casino & Hotel East Chicago

  • Serving: Snacks, Salads, Appetizers, Burgers

Enjoy your favoritre burgers at one of the popular food chains, Burger Brothers at Ameristar Casino & Hotel East Chicago.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Burger Brothers chain
  • Reservations: (219) 378-3000 ext. 5301
  • Attire: Casual


Sunday12:00pm / 6:00am
Monday4:00pm / 6:00am
Tuesday4:00pm / 6:00am
Wednesday4:00pm / 6:00am
Thursday4:00pm / 6:00am
Friday4:00pm / 6:00am
Saturday12:00pm / 6:00am

Ameristar Casino Venues & Hotspots

Convention Center

The Convention Center at Ameristar Casino & Hotel East Chicago covers a floor area of 5,400sq/ft offering a venue for business meetings, social events, private dinner, training session, seminars and weddings.

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Phone: (219) 378-3000

Toll-free: (866) 667-3386


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Twitter: @AmeristarEC

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