Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Ind., is 40 minutes from downtown Chicago. In addition to gambling, the property features a live-music and entertainment venue called The Venue, plus a steakhouse, lounge and a few additional dining and drinking establishments.
Horseshoe Casino Address:
777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, Ind.
Valet and self-service free parking garage
Directions from Chicago:
I-90/94 East to Chicago Skyway - exit Indianapolis Blvd.
Free Shuttle Service from/to Chicago and Suburbs (call for times):
Chicago Entertainment Tour: 773-784-9938
Diversey and Kilpatrick: 773-286-7088
Harlem & Foster: 773-594-1874
Harlem & 87th (Bridgeview): 708-599-7858
Harlem & 25th (North Riverside: 708-788-0188
McCormick & Devon: 773-866-0480
Argyle & Broadway: 773-784-9938
Wrigleyville/Gold Coast: 773-784-9938
Aries Charter: 312-929-3737
Windy City Limousine: 847-916-9300
Smoking is allowed throughout the casino property.
21 and over (proof of age required). Admission is free.
24 hours, 7 days a week
About Horseshoe Casino Hammond:
Part of the Caesar's family, the Horseshoe Casinoin nearby Hammond, Ind., offers 46,000 square feet of gaming options, including almost 2,000 slot machines, video poker and a number of table games. Online games are also available through the casino's website.
- Caribbean Stud Poker
- Three Card Poker
In addition to gambling, the Horseshoe Casino features several restaurants, including Jack Binion's Steakhouse (a higher-end restaurant), Benny's Home Cookin' (casual dining, featuring ribs, catfish and chicken), JB's Gourmet Sandwiches and Salads (a "fast food" option), noodle bar, and of course the ever present casino dining fare, a buffet.
Live-music destination The Venue features top-line entertainment and many patrons come from the Chicago area. Acts have included the likes of John Legend, Al Jarreau, Donny & Marie Osmond and more.
Other area activities:
Lost Marsh Golf Course, Wolf Lake, and Hammond Sports Hall of Fame.