Bridgeway Brings Elevated American Classics to DraftKings at Casino Queen

East St. Louis, Ill. – April 19, 2022 – DraftKings at Casino Queen, located at 200 South Front St. along the Mississippi River, has unveiled Bridgeway, a contemporary new restaurant serving elevated American classics. Just steps from the casino floor, Bridgeway is now open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday.

The spacious 3,200-square-foot restaurant spans a dining room and central bar within a sophisticated and contemporary setting, as well as a private dining room available for small gatherings and banquets. The expansive menu features classic American favorites including sandwiches, pastas, entrées and more. Signature selections include steakhouse onion burger, an Angus burger topped with caramelized onions, melted Swiss cheese, onion soup dip and arugula; chicken parmigiana served with fettuccini and fresh vegetables; seared salmon; a 16 oz. bone-in ribeye; Cajun grilled shrimp; and more. Traditional sides, such as mashed potatoes, mac and cheese and herbed rice pilaf; as well as shareable appetizers, salads, soups and desserts, round out the dining experience.

“We designed Bridgeway to honor the history of the Mississippi River, our many local bridges and the dishes of our community, from both sides of the river,” said Marc VanderWeele, general manager of DraftKings at Casino Queen. “We’re excited to provide a new space for our neighbors to gather, eat and drink with each other. Whether playing on the casino floor, making wagers in the new DraftKings at Casino Queen Sportsbook, or just in the mood for a night out and a delicious meal, Bridgeway will be the spot.”

At the restaurant’s bar, guests can enjoy cocktails, beer and wine in a social atmosphere only steps away from the casino floor. Signature cocktails include the Bridgeway Spritzer, a combination of Line 39 chardonnay, Cointreau, fresh citrus and seltzer; the Double Barrel Sour, made with Basil Hayden, Buehler cabernet and sweet and sour; and Ginger Apple Mule, made with Stumpy’s Unbroken Green Apple vodka, ginger beer and lime; among others.

The final stage of DraftKings at Casino Queen’s recent remodel will soon unveil a new food court with three exciting quick-service casual dining outlets. More information and menus will be available in the coming weeks.

Bridgeway is open for dinner service from 4 to 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Reservations are available on the website, through OpenTable and by calling 618-261-8829. More information and the complete menu may be found on the website at 

About DraftKings at Casino Queen

DraftKings at Casino Queen is a vibrant casino and hotel nestled along the Mississippi River at 200 S. Front St., located just minutes from Downtown St. Louis with stunning views of The Gateway Arch and St. Louis Skyline. The 38,000-square-foot casino features 980 gaming machines and 27 table games. Accommodations include comfortable guestrooms and a picturesque RV park, plus amenities include event and meeting spaces, a pool and free parking. DraftKings at Casino Queen offers a premier sports betting and viewing experience at its DraftKings at Casino Queen Sportsbook featuring a 60-foot video wall, dozens of high-definition televisions, a VIP area and more than 30 betting kiosks. DraftKings at Casino Queen restaurants span casual with Deli & Chips to the new Bridgeway, a contemporary restaurant serving elevated American classics. Formerly known as Casino Queen and welcoming visitors since 1993, the property partnered with DraftKings to provide a premier sports betting experience in Illinois. More information is available at or by calling 618-874-5000. DraftKings at Casino Queen is on social media at Facebook and Instagram at @DraftKingsatCasinoQueen and on Twitter at @DKatCQ.

About CQ Holding Company, Inc.

Located across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, DraftKings at Casino Queen, formerly known as Casino Queen, was CQ Holding Company, Inc.’s entry into gaming and has been welcoming visitors since 1993. The company expanded into Marquette, Iowa, in 2017 adding Casino Queen Marquette, Inc. In 2021, CQ Holding Company, Inc. entered into Louisiana with the completed acquisition of Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge from Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. and received approval to acquire the historic Belle of Baton Rouge from Caesars Entertainment. In the same year, CQ Holding Company also announced a combination with Fairmount Park Racetrack to bring casino gaming to the historic Thoroughbred track in Collinsville, Illinois.


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