Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago


Fun can’t be measured in square footage, of course, but if it could, our 56,000-square-foot casino at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago, with its four spacious playing levels, would come out on top. Open all day, every day, Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago has one of the largest selections of games in northwest Indiana, with more than 1,900 of the latest and most popular slots and video poker games and 36 table games. If you can’t find your favorite game here, it just may not exist!

Slots & Video Poker

Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago

At Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago you’ll find the best gaming action and excitement in all of Chicagoland, with more than 1,900 state-of-the-art slot and video poker machines with denominations ranging from one cent to $100.

You’ll find the best selection of video poker games on Lake Michigan and beyond at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. Join the action on the third level of the casino where you’ll find over 90 of the most popular games. Or have a drink and enjoy video poker at one of our comfortable bars located on the first, second and third level.

Table Games & Poker

Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago

Step up to the action on the second, third, and fourth levels of our casino at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. Choose among 36 exciting table games, with friendly dealers and an atmosphere of unparalleled comfort. Try your hand at such favorites as Blackjack or Roulette, or take a shot at Mississippi Stud, Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em, two types of Pai Gow Poker, Three-Card Poker Progressive, or Craps. If you’re in the mood for exciting, high-stakes action, our dedicated high limit table games area is the place.

Bet Big and Win Big at Ameristar! We offer high stakes action on several of the most popular table games. You ca

n now bet $5,000 or more on select Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, and Pai Gow Poker games. Ask your Pit team for details.

Games available at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago include:

  • Ameristar Casino Hotel East ChicagoBlackjack (featuring the popular 21+3 side bet!)
  • Roulette
  • Craps (featuring the ‘Sharp Shooter’ side bet – The more points you make, the more you win!)
  • Mississippi Stud Poker
  • Mini Baccarat
  • Three Card® Poker Progressive
  • Pai Gow Poker (2 Tables, one ‘commission free’ and both feature exciting side bet options)
  • Ultimate Texas Hold’em
  • Four Card Poker
  • Baccarat

You’ll love the room we’ve dedicated to this game on the casino’s fourth floor, with its ten Baccarat tables and a number of $10 and $15 tables open daily. And make sure not to miss the exciting Dragon Bonus Bet™, a bonus side wager that pays on the margin of your win. One of our ten Baccarat tables features “EZ Baccarat”, an exciting variation on baccarat where no commission is taken from winning Banker bets!

Ameristar Casino Hotel East ChicagoHOTEL

Welcome to Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. Our full-service luxury hotel, with its 15 story tower, boasts a variety of amenities including deep soaking tubs, glass enclosed showers and more. Each of the 288 newly renovated guest rooms features your choice of a single king-sized or a pair of queen-sized beds. The hotel connects directly with both the casino and pavilion – a convenience that adds to the experience. A 24 hour Fitness Center is available for your use throughout your stay.


Services and amenities offered at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago include:

  • 42” LCD Flat Screen Television featuring HD programming
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • ATM
  • Area Attraction Information
  • Business Center
  • Check Cashing
  • Coat Check (seasonal)
  • Complimentary USA Today Daily
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet in Guestrooms & Lobby
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry Service
  • Express Checkout
  • Fax Service
  • Gift Certificates
  • Gift/Sundries Shop
  • Ice/Microwaves on Each Floor
  • In-room Amenities
  • Coffee Service
  • Mini Refrigerators
  • Safes
  • Pop Machine on all floors – Vending Machines on floors 3, 6, 9 and 12
  • Lost and Found
  • Mail/Package Pick-up or Delivery
  • Privately Secured Floors
  • Safety Deposit Boxes and in-room safes
  • Turndown Service
  • TTY/TTD Services
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Wheelchairs


Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago

Guests new to Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago soon discover that the casino’s appeal goes beyond great gaming. Our restaurants are diverse – their offerings range from deli sandwiches to juicy steaks and seafood – and purely delicious. Factor in innovative menus, fresh and flavorful ingredients and extended hours, and our winning formula becomes clear.


With its 20 high definition plasma TVs, there’s nowhere better than Amerisports to catch the big game. You’ll find the delicious basics here – burgers, wings, BBQ ribs, frothy beers on tap – and much more. When it comes to the best place to enjoy the game, there’s no competition at all.

Ameristar Casino Hotel East ChicagoBugatti’s Steak & Pasta

Patterned after the finest Chicago Steakhouses mixed with Italian flair, Bugatti’s specializes in serving the finest steaks and Italian cuisine, along with your favorite seafood selections for your dining enjoyment. Reservations are always encouraged.

Double Down Dogs

Conveniently located just outside of the casino second level, Double Down Dogs serves the best in Chicago style All Beef Hot Dogs, the Maxwell Street Polish Sausage and a variety of your snack favorites.

Ameristar Casino Hotel East ChicagoHeritage Buffet

At our Buffet, guests can choose from among several delicious stations, sampling cuisines from all over the world with great American cooking.

Our Seafood Buffet makes feasting on snow crab not just appetizing, but affordable, too — and at a price no seafood lover could resist.

Noodle Bar

Ameristar Casino Hotel East ChicagoOffering a mix of Asian specialties, The Noodle Bar specializes in authentic Pacific Rim dishes. Enjoy delicious dim sum, congee and rice dishes or customize a noodle dish to your liking with pork, beef, seafood or vegetable. Plus, it’s conveniently located in the Baccarat room.

Papasello’s Cafe

In the heart of the pavilion is a little Italian café and sweet shop. Papasello’s Café serves popular breakfast items, delicious Italian sandwiches and savory snacks. Or enjoy a hot cappuccino or latte with one of many luscious desserts, like a cannoli or the signature funnel cake. Dine in or take it to go, Papasello’s Café adds a little amore to your day.

Ameristar Casino Hotel East ChicagoSbarro Italian Eatery

After bringing Italy to so many parts of the United States, the Sbarro Italian Eatery has done the same at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. Stop in to experience the Sbarro family’s recipes — the best of Italy — at lightweight prices. All menu items, from hearty Lasagna to Baked Ziti, New York-Style Pizzas to Sausage Rolls, are prepared on the premises daily from fresh, quality ingredients.

Ameristar Gift Shop

Looking for the perfect souvenir or gift? Head to Ameristar Gift Shop at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago for a wide variety of intriguing, fun gifts. Our range of logo apparel lets you bring the Ameristar experience home. And we offer everything else from newspapers to portable cameras, gift certificates, jewelry too – why not? — cigars for the connoisseur. Beverages and snacks, too.