Bally’s Kansas City holds ribbon cutting for expansion

September 18, 2023
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The property has been upgraded to include over 35,000 square feet of new gaming space and is its largest expansion since Bally's acquired the venue in 2020.

Bally’s Corporation (Bally’s) recently held an official opening of the expanded Bally’s Kansas City in Missouri. Bally’s President, George Papanier, and Chickie’s & Pete’s Founder and Owner, Pete Ciarrocchi, attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The expansion of the casino now includes over 35,000 square feet of upgraded gaming and retail space, and is the most substantial investment in the improvement of the property since Bally’s acquired it in 2020. The new gaming floor now also features 200 new games and a high-limit slot area, as well as a second floor aiming for a more “relaxed” gaming environment.

Chickie’s & Pete’s Crabhouse and Sports Bar has also been added to the commercial center of Bally’s Kansas City. Other renovations to the property include improved traffic circulation and multiple available entrances to facilitate easier entry for guests.

Michael Donovan, Bally's Regional VP & GM – Midwest, said, "We are very excited to unveil a transformed Bally's Kansas City. From the moment guests arrive, they will be greeted with enhanced dining and gaming experiences. We are grateful for the collaborative work of the city and the hundreds of union members who played a critical role in bringing this expansion to reality over the past two years.”

After acquiring the property, formerly known as the Isle of Capri Casino, Bally’s has also added the Asian-themed 1800 Baccarat Lounge and noodle bar to the venue, as well as its Celebrity Casino & Lounge on the second floor that offers higher-limit slot machines, table games and Jerry Longo’s Meatballs & Martinis.

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