Nation | Tribe: Muckleshoot Indian Tribe
Muckleshoot Casino will be renamed Muckleshoot Casino Resort when it opens a luxury hotel tower now under construction. Muckleshoot recently expanded its casino and added three restaurants. a cultural center, and an event center.
Muckleshoot Indian Casino originally opened inside a 13,000-square-foot tent on April 26, 1995. The casino is located between Seattle and Tacoma. (See directions below.)
In 2019 the Muckleshoot Casino announced plans to expand its casino, remodel its exterior, add an event center, build a cultural center and add an 18-story hotel with 400 guest rooms. When construction is finished, Muckleshoot will be the largest casino resort in the Washington.
The new casino floor, three restaurants, cultural center and event center opened in 2020-2021. The hotel is under construction and expected to open in 2022.
Muckleshoot Casino is owned by the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe, which also owns Muckleshoot Bingo located 1/3 mile away.
Muckleshoot Casino held a groundbreaking ceremony April 9, 2019 to begin a major expansion project to become the the largest casino resort hotel in the state.
Phase 1: Completed
The first phase of construction was completed in 2020 and added the following features:
New casino floor plan with 10,000 more square feet increased total gaming space to 157,000 square feet.
Larger smoke-free area
New casino center bar
New, upgraded exterior on the casino
20,000-square-foot events center
Three new, fast-casual restaurants
Muckleshoot Tribe History Cultural Center
Phase 2: Under Constructioin
The second phase of construction will be completed in 2022 and add the following:
18-story hotel tower with 400 luxury guest rooms and suites
Indoor pool, luxury spa
Rooftop restaurant with fine dining
Children arcade and play area
For additional information, read the news articles on this page.
Open 24 hours daily
Slot Machines - 3,100 video gaming machines
Table Games - 70
Blackjack, featuring Lucky Ladies, Spanish 21, EZ Baccarat, Caribbean Stud Poker, Craps, Midi Baccarat, Roulette, Fortune Pai Gow Poker, Spanish 21, Super Fun 21, Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold'em
Poker Room - 32 tables
Keno - EZ Keno
Muckleshoot Restaurant - serves steaks, seafood, sandwiches, salads, Asian, and comfort foods Hours are 6am - 11pm weekdays and till 2am Fri-Sat. Seats 378 guests.
Baja Fresh Express - serves fast, fresh Mexican food. Hours 11am-10pm weekdays and till 1am Fri-Sat.
BSB - serves steak burgers, cocktails and beer with nine large TV screens.
Manchu Wok - serves fast Chinese cuisine. Hours 11am-10pm weekdays and till 1am Fri-Sat.
Pizza - serves pizza whole or by the slic from 11am-1am.
The Deli - serves breakfast all day, lunch and dinner. Open 24/7.
Center Bar - bar and lounge located next to Muckleshoot Events Center
The hotel is currently under construction and will open in 2022. It will be 18-story hotel tower with 400 luxury rooms, an indoor pool, spa, rooftop restaurant and a family arcade.
From Seattle or Tacoma:
From Interstate 5 take the #142A exit. Follow Highway 18 to the Auburn Way/Enumclaw exit. Turn left at the light onto Auburn Way South/Highway 164. The Casino is 2 miles ahead, up the hill on the left.
From Interstate 405 take Hwy 167 South to Highway 18. Follow Hwy 18 East to the Auburn Way/Enumclaw exit. Turn left at the light onto Auburn WaySouth/Highway 164. The Casino is 2 miles ahead, up the hill on the left.
From Eastern Washington:
From Interstate 90, take Highway 18. Follow Highway 18 to the Auburn Way/Enumclaw exit. Turn left at the light onto Auburn Way South/Highway 164. The Casino is 2 miles ahead, up the hill on the left.
May 19, 2022
Muckleshoot Casino will rebrand and debut as Muckleshoot Casino Resort next year after completing a three-year expansion and renovation project that expanding the casino and added a luxury hotel, event center, restaurants, and family arcade and play areas.
Muckleshoot Casino made this announcement on its Facebook page:
"Muckleshoot Casino Resort debuts next year in 2023"
- Muckleshoot Casino, May 12, 2022
The expanded casino with its new exterior has opened along with the event center and a cultural heritage center. The hotel is still under construction and was expected to open sometime in 2022. The Facebook announcement may indicate a delay and the opening date.
The hotel project is an 18-story hotel tower with 400 luxury guest rooms and suites. The hotel will include a rooftop restaurant, indoor pool, luxury spa, and a children arcade and play area.
February 12, 2022
Muckleshoot Casino celebrated the grand opening of its new Caesars Sportsbook just two days before the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Los Angeles Rams Super Bowl on Sunday. The betting room, branded Caesars Sportsbook at Muckleshoot, launched Friday at 11 AM.
Features at Caesars Sportsbook at Muckleshoot include:
The Muckleshoot Casino sports betting room is smoke-free and operates Monday-Friday 9 AM - 11 PM and Saturday-Sunday 7 AM - 11 PM.
March 5, 2020
Muckleshoot Casino has rescheduled plans for completing the construction of a 18-story, 400-room hotel tower adjacent to the casino. The new completion date has been extended to 2022 after approving design changes for an indoor pool and a rooftop restaurant. The original completion date was scheduled for spring 2021.
The hotel is the final phase of construction in a huge expansion project at Muckleshoot Casino which was announced in February 2019. The expansion plan included a redesigned casino floor with 10,000 additional square feet of gaming space, three new restaurants and a new center bar, 20,000 square-foot Events and Conference Center, a new exterior facade, and a Muckleshoot Tribe History Cultural Center.
November 5, 2019
Muckleshoot Casino has become an official partner of NHL Seattle and Oak View Group. The announcement was made Oct. 30 during the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe's blessing of the land ceremony for the $930 million New Arena (formerly KeyArena) at Seattle Center.
The partnership is a sponsorship deal making Muckleshoot the official casino of the Seattle NHL expansion team scheduled to play at the new arena beginning in 2021. It includes a luxury suite inside the new arena and advertising signage throughout the arena and the casino. Muckleshoot Casino will be the named sponsor of all power plays during hockey games.
While the new hockey arena is under construction, Muckleshoot Casino is also undergoing a renovation and expansion that will add an 18-story, 400-room hotel. The new hotel opening date will align with the opening of the new area in mid-2021.
The Muckleshoot Casino partnership with NHL Seattle is expected to increase the casino's 12,000 daily customers by 10% to 20%.
September 18, 2019
The Muckleshoot Tribe celebrated its second ground breaking this year on Sep 5. A ceremony with drums, chanting, dancing and sacred songs launched the second phase of expansion at Muckleshoot Casino and the construction of an 18-story, 400-room hotel tower.
The Muckleshoot hotel will be the largest hotel of any Indian casino resort in Washington. In addition to 400 luxury guest rooms and suites there will be an indoor pool, luxury spa, rooftop restaurant, and a children arcade and play area.
The hotel will open in second quarter of 2022.
This is the second phase of construction at Muckleshoot Casino. The first phase began in April of this year to add 20,000 square feet of gaming space, a new layout of the casino floor, more smoke-free gaming area, 25,000-square-foot events center, and three new restaurants. Construction will be completed in spring 2020.
May 3, 2019
In a press release April 25th the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe announced a new hotel tower will be built adjacent to the Muckleshoot Casino. It will be an 18-stories with 400 luxury guest rooms and suites.
This is the second phase of huge expansion project previously announced in February. The hotel's opening date will be in the second quarter of 2021. The cost of construction is undisclosed.
The hotel will include luxury features like panoramic room views of of Mount Rainier, a luxury spa, an indoor pool and a rooftop restaurant for fine dining. There will also be family-friendly amenties including an arcade and play yard for children.
When completed in 2021 the Muckleshoot Casino Resort will have the largest hotel in the state.
April 9. 2019
Courtesy of Q13 Fox News
Construction has begun at Muckleshoot Casino to add 10,000 square feet of gaming space, a 20,000 square foot events and concert center, a cultural and history center and new dining venues.
A ground breaking ceremony was held in February preceded by a traditional tribal blessing. The events kicked off this latest expansion project which the Muckleshoot Casino, the largest casino in the Northwest.
Muckleshoot Casino is also celebrating its 24th anniversary during the month of April.
February 14, 2019
The Muckleshoot Tribe announced a new expansion project last week for their Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, Washington. The following are key features of the project:
Artist Rendering of the Promenade Hallway in Conference Center
Construction will start soon and be completed in early 2020.
In a press release, Muckleshoot Tribal Council Chair Virginia Cross said, "Our focus has always been on continual improvement of our casino operations and providing our customers a first-class experience. This latest remodel-and-expansion project will keep our casino business strong, ensure that our customers get great value for their entertainment dollar and meet our responsibility to our community members."
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