DraftKings at Casino Queen Supports St. Louis with Charitable Contributions to the Community

East St. Louis, Ill. – Sept. 7, 2023 – DraftKings at Casino Queen, located at 200 Front St. along the Mississippi River, continues to uphold its mission to support the St. Louis community by donating supplies and fundraising for two local charities this month.


Through an ongoing fundraising campaign, DraftKings at Casino Queen raised $1,000 and donated an additional $1,500 to Gateway Pet Guardians, a local animal shelter. The $2,500 donation will provide resources for pets, including quality veterinary care and pet supplies. Gateway Pet Guardians also matched the donation, totaling $5,000 in contributions to the charity with DraftKings at Casino Queen’s help.


In August, DraftKings at Casino Queen also hosted its annual back-to-school drive. Guests and team members were encouraged to donate a variety of school supplies to benefit East St. Louis School District 189, which includes public schools in East St. Louis, Canteen, Centreville and Stites Townships in northwestern St. Clair County. Through the drive, DraftKings at Casino Queen gathered and donated an approximate total of $1,600 worth of supplies.


More information about DraftKings at Casino Queen is available 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 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 with 980 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. 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, Inc.

The Queen Casino & Entertainment Inc.’s expanding gaming portfolio includes DraftKings at Casino Queen in East St. Louis, Illinois;  Casino Queen Marquette in Marquette, Iowa; and The Queen Baton Rouge and Belle of Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 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.