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Kenner’s Treasure Chest Casino Riverboat Closes After 30 Years

KENNER, La. (WGNO) — The Treasure Chest Casino Riverboat in Kenner closed its doors after 30 years on Saturday, June 1.

According to a press release, guests participated in a last bet, second line and banner dropping ceremony to celebrate the riverboat which has been in operation since 1994.

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The closure comes just days before the official opening of the Treasure Chest Casino land-based location.

The new land-based casino will be twice the size of the riverboat and will feature more than 900 slot machines and 32 table games.

It will also house four restaurants, including Alder & Birch Steakhouse, The Game, Infusion and Lakeside Cafe.

The inauguration of the land-based casino will take place on Thursday June 6.

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