DraftKings at Casino Queen Revamps Parking Accommodations to Go Greener and Enhance Accessibility
East St. Louis, Ill. – March 1, 2023 – DraftKings at Casino Queen, located at 200 South Front St. along the Mississippi River, has unveiled enhanced parking accommodations, including the addition of electric vehicle power stations and more accessible parking.
The new sustainability-focused parking amenities include four charging stations by EVgo, one of the nation’s largest public fast-charging networks, now available for use. Each charging station features two cords each that run on 100% renewable energy and will allow guests and locals alike to power up their electric vehicles within minutes. With the EVgo fast chargers, vehicle batteries can reach an 80% charge within 20-45 minutes, depending on vehicle type. In order to use the chargers, drivers can pay at the charging station or download the EVgo app to pay from their phone.
DraftKings at Casino Queen also updated the parking lot to be more accessible, now providing a total of 26 accessible parking spaces. Compliant with state regulations, each space is 16-feet wide, including access aisles designated by yellow diagonal striping; are located within the shortest route to the property’s accessible entrance; and feature proper signage.
More information about DraftKings at Casino Queen may be found online at www.esl.casinoqueen.wpengine.com.
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. In addition to its 38,000-square-foot casino with980 gaming machines and 27 table games, DraftKings at Casino Queen offers a premier sports betting and viewing experience. The DraftKings at Casino Queen Sportsbook features a 60-foot video wall, dozens of high-definition televisions, a VIP area, more than 30 betting kiosks and a menu complete with elevated game day-inspired dishes and drinks. Hotel accommodations include comfortable guest rooms and a picturesque RV park, plus amenities such as event and meeting spaces, a pool and free parking. DraftKings at Casino Queen dining options span casual with three exciting quick-service casual dining outlets – That Chickn’ Place, Three Woks and Front Street Coffee Co. – to an elevated sit-down dining experience at Bridgeway, which serves gourmet takes on 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 www.esl.casinoqueen.wpengine.com 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 The Queen Casino & Entertainment
The Queen Casino & Entertainment’s entry into gaming began with DraftKings at Casino Queen. Formerly known as Casino Queen, the property is located across the Mississippi River from St. Louis and has been welcoming visitors since 1993. The company expanded into Marquette, Iowa in 2017, adding Casino Queen Marquette. The Queen Casino & Entertainment expanded into Louisiana with the completed acquisition of Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge from Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. in 2021 and the acquisition of the historic Belle of Baton Rouge from Caesars Entertainment in 2022. A thriving regional gaming company, The Queen Casino & Entertainment is owned by Standard General L.P. More information about The Queen Casino & Entertainment is available on the website at www.thequeengaming.com.
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