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Looking to have a Las Vegas-style casino experience within driving distance of Huntsville? We might have the perfect spot for you. Southland Casino Hotel, located in West Memphis, Arkansas, recently completed a $320 million expansion making it the premier mid-south casino destination. The former racetrack has emerged as a Las Vegas-style casino destination located near iconic Memphis attractions.
Discover the Exciting New Additions at Southland Casino Hotel
During a recent trip to the city of Memphis, we were amazed by the recent expansion at Southland Casino Hotel, which is located in West Memphis, Arkansas (a part of the Memphis Metropolitan Area). Picture yourself stepping into a magnificent 300-room, 20-story hotel, complete with 12 lavish penthouse suites. The grandeur doesn’t stop there – get ready to explore the colossal 113,000-square-foot gaming floor, offering an impressive collection of entertainment options.
Southland Casino Hotel boasts of 2,400 slot machines, promising endless excitement and big wins. If table games are more your style, take a seat at one of the 50 live tables, where you can test your skills and challenge Lady Luck. And when it’s time to relax and rejuvenate, choose from a variety of stylish bars and dining venues, ensuring that every culinary desire is met.
As for the hotel part of Southland, we loved the accommodations. It offers deluxe rooms and suites, as well as 12 lavish penthouses for a hotel experience befitting the biggest casino in the Mid-south.
Lou Jacobs, one of the CEOs of Delaware North, expresses his pride in the completion of this legacy project, firmly establishing Southland as a premier casino destination. Its allure is set to attract visitors from both near and far, including Memphis, Little Rock, Nashville, northern Alabama, and St. Louis. As recognized by Memphis Tourism, Southland is an outstanding amenity for those exploring the vibrant Mid-South region, alongside famous attractions like Graceland and Beale Street.
Osi Imomoh, new president and general manager of Southland Casino Hotel, invites North Alabama residents to experience the most games in the Mid-South. “For Huntsville residents, you are only a three-hour drive away from the best food and gaming in the South. You don’t have to go to Las Vegas or Tunica. Southland Casino Hotel welcomes you from North Alabama to West Memphis.”
If you’re already imagining yourself experiencing the wonders of Southland Casino Hotel, book your guest room now by visiting https://www.southlandcasino.com/hotel or by calling 833-703-3350. Huntsville Magazine readers, take 20% off your stay at Southland Casino Hotel with code FAM23.
Disclaimer: Restricted days may apply. Valid Sunday through Thursday until August 31, 2023. Management reserves all rights. Must be 21 or older. Only one offer is redeemable per guest.
About Southland Casino Hotel
For over 60 years, Southland Casino Hotel has been a renowned racing venue, captivating audiences with thrilling competitions. Now, it unveils its newly expanded casino complex, featuring an impressive array of 2,400 slot machines and up to 50 live table games. Sports enthusiasts will also find excitement in the sports betting options available. With the addition of a covered parking garage boasting over 1,400 spaces, convenience and accessibility are ensured. Dining options abound, with highlights including The Kitchens, a unique buffet experience, Ignite Steakhouse, The Fry House, The Grind, Seasons Cafe, and the Sports Bar & Grill. Additionally, new bars such as the Chairman’s Bar, Charred Oak Bourbon Bar, and the Ignite Steakhouse Bar offer a delightful ambiance for relaxation and socializing.
Southland Casino Hotel has always played a vital role in the West Memphis community, providing employment opportunities, fostering business stability, and making significant economic contributions. The property’s exceptional commitment to community service has earned numerous awards, including substantial donations to local charities and educational institutions. As part of the esteemed Delaware North family, a global leader in the hospitality and entertainment industry, Southland upholds the highest standards of excellence. For more information, visit our website at www.southlandcasino.com.
About Delaware North
Delaware North stands at the forefront of the hospitality and entertainment industry, offering unforgettable experiences to over a half-billion guests annually across four continents. Whether it’s high-profile sports venues, airports, national and state parks, restaurants, resorts, hotels, or casinos, Delaware North’s commitment to excellence shines through. With more than a century of enduring partnerships and a dedication to local communities and sustainability, Delaware North aims to create the world’s best experiences today while envisioning an even brighter future. Learn more about us at www.DelawareNorth.com and stay connected with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.