September 29, 2010
SHELBYVILLE, Ind. (Friday, October 1, 2010)— Indiana Live! Casino showed it is
“Simply the Best” for the second consecutive year by winning multiple honors in
Southern Gaming and Destinations Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
Indiana Live! Casino earned seven first-place awards in the “Best of 2010” competition, which included all casinos in Central and Southern Indiana. The Shelbyville, Indiana-based entertainment destination finished first in six categories in the “Best of 2009” competition.
“For the second straight year, we are thrilled to be voted ‘Best of’ in so many categories,” said Indiana Live! Casino General Manager Richard Kline. “These awards show that our patrons truly appreciate the hard work and dedication of everyone who works to make sure that each and every visit to Indiana Live! Casino is a truly enjoyable experience.”
More than 50,000 voters filled out ballots this year. Indiana Live! Casino was picked as a repeat winner in four categories, including Best Casino Floor, which replaced the Best Slots category won by Indiana Live! Casino last year. Indiana Live! Casino was also a repeat winner in the Best Buffet, Best Customer Service and Best Racetrack/Racino categories.
Indiana Live! Casino also earned top honors in the Best Overall Casino and Best Player’s Club categories. Maker’s Mark® Bourbon House & Lounge, a high-end steakhouse located inside Indiana Live! Casino, was voted Best Restaurant.
Indiana Live! Casino also finished second in the Best Advertising and Best Poker Room listings.
“Congratulations go to everyone associated with Indiana Live! Casino in regards to our 2010 ‘Best of’ Readers’ Choice Awards,” said Southern Gaming & Destinations Magazine General Manager G. Douglas Dreisbach. “Their seven first-place awards were the most of any property in our 2010 voting, many of which were repeat winners from the 2009 awards. The recognition by our readers is a tribute to the hard work and dedication of Indiana Live! Casino employees.”
Patrons ready to cash in on a jackpot voted Indiana Live! Casino winner of the Best Casino Floor category. Indiana Live! Casino features 2,000 high-tech slot machines and electronic table games including Blackjack, Roulette and Craps. A state-of-the-art Poker Room offers the best in Texas Hold’em.
The Live! Market Buffet is a repeat winner in the Best Buffet category. Offering more than 100 delicious menu items in an extensive lunch and dinner buffet served seven days each week, the Live! Market Buffet also includes a tempting Seafood Buffet on Friday nights.
Maker’s Mark® Bourbon House & Lounge, the winner of the Best Restaurant category, serves succulent dry-aged beef cooked to perfection and features world-famous Maker’s Mark® Bourbon, a selection of more than 50 world-famous whiskies for the discerning palate, and a wine list of more than 200 labels.
Other dining options at Indiana Live! Casino include the Live! Java Bar, which proudly brews Starbucks coffee and features a $2.99 breakfast from 7AM to 11AM daily, and NASCAR® Sports Grille, an ideal destination to watch all sporting events that offers contemporary American food, a full-service bar, and unique weekend entertainment.
Making sure all customer needs are met helped Indiana Live! Casino earn a repeat win in the Best Customer Service Category.
In conjunction with Indiana Downs race track, Indiana Live! Casino earned the Best Racetrack/Racino award for the second consecutive year. Indiana Live! Casino is located adjacent to Indiana Downs, which conducts live racing as well as simulcasting for standardbreds, thoroughbreds and quarter horses.
Indiana Live! Casino, a 233,000 square-foot Las Vegas style entertainment destination , also topped the Best Overall Casino category. In addition to featuring multiple dining venues certain to fulfill any appetite, the casino boasts 2,000 high-tech slot machines and electronic table games including Blackjack, Roulette and Craps, and a state-of-the-art Poker Room offering the best in Texas Hold’em. Two full-service bars give patrons a chance to enjoy a wide range of beverages. Indiana Live! Casino also features live entertainment on weekends.
The Live! Rewards Player’s Club was voted the Best Player’s Club. Live! Rewards Club members at Indiana Live! Casino receive a variety of perks, including comps, exclusive offers and chances to win popular promotions.
“Best of 2010” results have been published in the September issue of Southern Gaming and Destinations Magazine and are also posted online at www.southerngaming.com.
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