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American Place Casino

On this page, you’ll find information about the American Place Casino, including which gambling options are available, contact details, and entertainment and cuisine options.

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The American Place Casino in Waukegan, IL is open for business… to an extent. With a partial opening as “The Temporary,” some of the gaming space is up and running, but further casino developments won’t be completed until 2025.

On this page, you’ll learn more about the American Place Casino developments, including when the facility will open in full, what games you’ll be able to play, and what non-gambling options are available.

About American Place Casino in Illinois

The American Place Casino is one of the newest casinos in Illinois, having opened up “The Temporary” in February 2023. The Temporary will be open 24/7 until the full version of the casino opens (which is scheduled for 2025).

Until then, gamblers can visit the 70,000-square-foot gaming space, where roughly 1,000 slot machines and 28 table games are available for play. The casino plans to add another 22 table games, including blackjack, roulette, poker, baccarat, craps, and more.

American Place Casino is owned by Full House Resorts, which also operates casinos in Colorado, Indiana, Mississippi, and Nevada.

Casino patrons should plan to take advantage of the Legacy Rewards program, which allows players to earn points with every dollar spent and game played. Perks of the program include free spins at the slot machines, restaurant discounts, priority parking, a personal executive host during your visit, bonuses for hot seats and tournaments, and additional perks to make the most of your stay!

Is there sports betting available at American Place Casino?

Yes, there is sports betting available at American Place Casino. The casino offers a designated sports betting era in conjunction with Circa Sports Illinois, which also offers sports betting in Nevada, Colorado, and Iowa.

You can register through the Circa Sports app before arriving at the casino, place wagers at the betting kiosks and ticket windows, and collect any of your winnings in the sportsbook area.

American Place Casino and Circa Sports partnership

American Place Casino entered into a partnership with Circa Sports IL in May 2022 and opened a sports betting area at the casino in September 2023. The sportsbook area features 36 televisions to watch your wagers play out in real time, and you can lock in your bets at the betting kiosks or staffed ticket windows.

What other kinds of gambling does American Place Casino offer?

American Place Casino has a reasonable selection of games up and running in The Temporary. Here are the other kinds of gambling American Place Casino offers.

  • Penny slots
  • Progressive slots
  • Video poker slots
  • Video reel slots
  • Jackpot slots
  • Blackjack
  • Midi baccarat
  • Craps
  • Roulette
  • Mississippi stud
  • Texas hold’em
  • Three-card poker

American Place Casino’s entertainment & cuisine

In addition to the gambling experience, American Place Casino offers several entertainment and cuisine options. These include:

  • Asia-Azteca, a Asian-Latin fusion restaurant that also offers a full bar
  • L’Américain, which serves traditional family meals in a casual environment.
  • North Shore Steaks & Seafood, which hasn’t opened yet but is coming soon!
  • Canoe Bar, a full-service bar offering video poker
  • Beer Airstream
  • Coffee Airstream
  • Concerts, held at Asia-Azteca until the event center construction is complete
  • Multiple hotel accommodations nearby

Contact & opening hours

Address: 4011 Fountain Square Place Waukegan, IL 60085
Opening hours: Open at 10:00 AM daily, closed at 2:00 AM Sun-Thur, closed at 4:00 AM Fri and Sat
Website: https://americanplace.com
E-mail address: [email protected]
Phone number: 773-477-9515