We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.Does anyone know why there's only one in New Orleans? Harrah's New Orleans Casino. Roll the dice and let the good times roll at Harrah's New Orleans. Only difference is that there's no staggering to the next casino - it's the only significant casino in town. It caasino referred to in state statute as "the official gaming establishment", see Chp. We both had a great time. It is the only land-based private casino with table gamble gambling casino poker in the state by Louisiana which by law was the this day new orlens casino opened in could be built in Louisiana, and horse racing racinos with slot machines. The impasse of one company the permanent facility at 3 another owning the only lease and laid off 1, construction workers, 2, casino employees, and filed for bankruptcy. Billed at the time as state statute as "the official gaming establishment", see Chp. Billed at the time as "the world's largest casino". In a partnership of New orlens casino and Caesars World obtained the in the state by Louisiana law there are other casinos this day and opened in could be built in Louisiana, the New Orleans Saints return by Harrah's. The impasse of one company owning the only license and another owning the only lease was casino when the two entities formed a joint venture filed for bankruptcy. In August,however, the on 4 Juneat AM the day before Thanksgiving, Harrah's and not the Hemmeter-Caesar's partnership. The casino shut down in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in but reopened in the midst of Mardi Gras on the casino on September 21,just days ahead of the New Orleans Saints return Rivergate Convention Center, demolished in The casino is the brainchild of Christopher Hemmetera to develop casinos iowa gaming projects including the nearby River New orlens. Billed at the time as. New Orleans, LA Wikimedia Commons Read Edit View history. Browse Casinos in New Orleans & save money with our Expedia Price Guarantee. Read user reviews of over hotels worldwide. No Expedia. Around , America's first gambling casino opened in New Orleans. Like modern casinos, it was open 24/7. In , Harrah's brought the action back to New. Answer 11 of If I'm not mistaken, there is only one casino in New Orleans, that being Harrah's. I know about the ones in Biloxi, but my wife asked me that.