Harrah's Metropolis Casino Hotel
100 East Front Street, Metropolis, Illinois
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|Casino sq/ft:||24,269 sq/ft|
|Convention sq/ft:||12,000 sq/ft|
|Poker Room:||Harrah's Metropolis Poker Room|
|Rates:||$60.00 - $200.00|
|Venues:||Harrah's Metropolis Riverfront Event Center|
|Attractions:||Players Bluegrass Downs|
Harrah's Metropolis Casino Hotel Review
Harrah’s Metropolis has been known as "The Boat" to visitors since it opened in 1993 but that changed at the end of 2014. The boat has sailed and the casino has moved into the convention center attached to the hotel so everything is on one level and visitors have all of the amenities at their fingertips. Metropolis is an easy drive from Nashville and St. Louis and this should be a great shot in the arm to this venerable Metropolis, Illinois landmark.
Currently the property offers 24,269 square feet of gambling space and serves an average of 1823 players daily. On offer are 800 slots and video poker machines with a dedicated VP room. Not counting poker there are 22 table games. The poker room now has 5 tables spreading Texas Hold 'em. The casino is open 24 hours and the poker room opens at 6pm on most days, 11am Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The property offers three restaurants including the new Bridges Dining Company, concerts in the Riverfront Event Center, and a hotel with 252 rooms.
Gaming at Harrah's Metropolis
With nearly 30,000 square feet of gambling space Harrah's Metropolis Casino offers visitors a chance to try their luck and skill on almost every casino game imaginable. Slots players will find over 800 machines with denominations starting at a penny and going up to $25. You'll find reel slots and progressives with a wide range of betting options.
Table players will find some classy-looking tables here all spread in new green felt (we miss the purple tables). All 22 tables are staffed by friendly and professional dealers serving up blackjack, craps, roulette and more. If you are feeling lucky try the poker variations like Let It Ride Bonus and Three Card Poker. Head on over to the poker room for some live action games and Thursday night tournaments.
Casino games available
- Slot machines
- 3 Card Poker
- Video Poker
- Mississippi Stud
- Let It Ride Bonus Poker
- Dragon Bonus Baccarat
- Hit & Run 21
- Firebet Craps
Poker at Harrah's Metropolis
Harrah's Metropolis has a 5-table, non-smoking room. A 2/5 NL game is spread daily and is the cardroom's main game ( 2-3 tables during the week, 4 on weekends).
Tournament play is 6pm every Thursday. The game is open to everyone, but there are limited spots available. Go to the poker room to pre-register. Buy-ins from 4:30 PM–5:30 PM. The tournament begins at 6 PM. Stop by Total Rewards for complete details.
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Poker games available:Texas Hold'em
Dining & Restaurants
Bridges Dining Company
- Serving: Steak, Seafood, American, Cafe/Variety
Bridges Dining Company is the signature upscale dining establishment at Harrah’s Metropolis Casino. Whether your appetite demands fresh seafood, savory fowl, or a juicy steak prepared to perfection you will find excellent fare prepared by award winning chefs here 7 nights a week. There is an extensive wine list as well as a full bar for those who prefer cocktails with their dinner. Guests must be at least 21 to enter the steakhouse which is just off the casino floor.
- Price range: Upscale
|Sunday||10:30am / 10:30pm|
|Monday||10:30am / 10:30pm|
|Tuesday||10:30am / 10:30pm|
|Wednesday||10:30am / 10:30pm|
|Thursday||10:30am / 10:30pm|
|Friday||10:30am / 10:30pm|
|Saturday||10:30am / 10:30pm|
Harrah’s Signature Bar
- Serving: Bar/Pub, Snacks / Hotdogs, Small Plate Appetizers
Harrah’s Signature Bar opens at noon on the weekends and offers the perfect place to score a late night snack or meal, enjoy some live music, or watch the game on the huge projection screen. If you've never had a “Lucky Elephant,” you need to try try Harrah's signature beer! Enjoy flatbread pizzas, appetizers, burgers, hot dogs, and more served every night until late.
- Price range: Average
- Music: Live Entertainment Weekends
- Alcohol: Full Bar
|Sunday||12:00pm / 3:00am|
|Monday||6:00pm / 3:00am|
|Tuesday||6:00pm / 3:00am|
|Wednesday||6:00pm / 3:00am|
|Thursday||6:00pm / 3:00am|
|Friday||6:00pm / 5:00am|
|Saturday||12:00pm / 5:00am|
- Serving: Southern, Cafe/Variety
Lunch and dinner at Fresh Buffet will make you feel like you went down home and Momma whipped you a big batch of supper ona Sunday. Enjoy down-home favorites like hush puppies and cornmeal fried catfish and top it off with all the pecan pie your heart desires. It's all Southern and country style fare here, and just like at Momma's it's all you can eat.
- Price range: Average
Harrah's Metropolis Venues & Hotspots
Harrah's Metropolis Riverfront Event Center
Guests of Harrah's Metropolis Riverfront Event Center can take in some great shows at the Riverfront Event Center. You won't find the venue listed on the Harrah's website but you can find the next scheduled performace under their "Promotions" tab on top of the page. The event we see coming up next as we review this fine property is Wynonna & The Big Noise - scheduled for early May, 2014. We don't find a Ticketmaster of Stubhub page for the venue so we suggest you call (800) 745-3000 with inquiries or visit the casino's Promotions pages for the current line-up.
Harrah's Metropolis Hotels
Harrah's Metropolis Attractions & Entertainment
Players Bluegrass Downs
Don't miss out on live harness racing and simulcast of top national racing at Bluegrass Downs in nearby Paducah, Kentucky. On race days you'll find up to 10 meets per day on the 5/8 mile track. Race season here or not, you can stke your wagers on races from all over in the clubhouse. Call (270) 444-7117 for race times and other information.
Harrah's Metropolis Casino Jobs
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Maintain reservation systems and coordinates with Servers and Supervisor on top-level customer service for guests. 2. Greet
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for generating casino revenue through development of VIP accounts while maximizing existing revenue streams utilizing our
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Maintain all company assets in the Food and Beverage department including furniture, equipment and physical condition of
DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Responsible for verification of cash, chips, and coin in their respective bank. 2. Take casino credit applications and verify
Duties /Responsibilities: 1. Directly responsible for training Slot Attendants and Beverage Servers, providing each with knowledge and appropriate direction
Phone: (618) 524-2628
Toll-free: (800) 935-1111
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