22 Dec 2022
Grand Island Casino Resort and Fonner park has been granted a license as a casino operator and approved by the Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission for hours of operation. With unanimous support, the approval was approved.
After a ribbon cutting ceremony, the doors to the casino will be open at noon on Tuesday, December 27, 2022.
ceremony. The temporary casino can be found in Fonner Park, adjacent to Van Berg
The Nebraska Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Family Collection.
Elite Casino Resorts CEO Dan Kehl stated: “We are thrilled to partner with Fonner Park.
It hosted its first race nearly 70 years ago. Our temporary casino is located around the venue.
Racing Hall of Fame starts a new chapter Fonner history,” Kehl said. “I thank Nebraska.”
Racing and Gaming Commission, for their diligence and leadership in the approval process
We thank you for submitting our application.
Temporary casino has approximately 300 slots, horse betting kiosks and other amenities.
snack bar. To gain access to the casino, guests will need to show a valid identification.
Accordance with Nebraska Racing and Gaming Commission regulations. The casino will open on Sunday
Through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to Midnight; Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
My mission is to care for horses, riders, staff, and guests at Fonner Park. They
The introduction of casinos revenue will allow us to resurrect a once-thriving Thoroughbred.
Chris Kotulak, CEO of Fonner Park said that Nebraska’s racing industry is thriving.
While construction on the resort’s full-fledged casino is complete, the temporary casino will continue to operate. Construction of the complete resort is underway
The resort will open in 2023, and it is anticipated to feature 650 slots machines as well as 20 tables.
Games, a Sports Book, a Variety of Dining Options, including Ruthie’s Steak & Grill’s top-floor dining
Live entertainment every weekend on the show lounge and sports bar. Seafood.
Hotel, salon, spa, gift shop and an indoor/outdoor pool with a large deck.