Cascades Casino in Chatham-Kent to Open July 16th


Let the games begin.

The new casino in Chatham-Kent, Cascades Casino, will open to the public July 16th at 5pm.

The $36-million gaming facility is located at the former Wheels Inn at the corner of Keil Drive and Richmond Street in Chatham and included 333 slots and 12 table games, along with two restaurants.

Director of Public Affairs and Communications for Gateway Casinos Rob Mitchell says the restaurants in the casino are open to all ages.

"All our food and beverage, those amenities, the restaurant brands that we put in our casinos, the buffet etc. are all ages, you don't have to be 19 years of age or older to enter our dining facility," he says.

Mitchell says it is getting calls from people in United States and London who are interested in visiting the casino.

The new casino has created 200 new  jobs in the community.

The grand gala opening is set for August 8th.