Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corporation

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Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corporation
Industry Gaming
Fate Merged with Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Founded 1993; 24 years ago (1993)
Founder Jack Binion
Defunct 2004
Headquarters United States
Products Casinos, hotels

Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corporation was established in 1993 with its only asset being the rights to use the Horseshoe name on casinos. The corporation was a private holding company mostly owned by Jack Binion.


In 1994, the company acquired the Horseshoe Casino Bossier City. The following year it opened a second casino Horseshoe Casino Tunica.

In 1999 the company grew more by acquiring Empress Casinos and its two casinos.

In 2001, the Empress Casino in Joliet was sold and the Empress Casino in Hammond was rebranded to the Horseshoe Casino Hammond which opened under the new name on May 4, 2001.

In 2004 the corporation was sold to Harrah's Entertainment which retained the corporation as the operating company for its Horseshoe branded casinos.



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