Grand Victoria Casino Elgin by Hyatt and MGM Resorts
Located in the Illinois city of Elgin, about 40 miles west of Chicago, the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin is a riverboat casino and entertainment complex.
The 29850-square-foot Grand Victoria Casino Elgin originally opened in April, 1994 and is owned and operated jointly by Hyatt-subsidiary, RGB LLP and MGM Resorts International. The later company having acquired the original 50% partner, the Mandalay Resort Group, in 2005.
The full gamut of new and traditional casino games – including around 1 100 slots and seven table games – is on offer at the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin, which also boasts a private poker room and high-limit area.
Although the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin does not offer hotel accommodation for its guests, it does have several restaurants popular with locals and casino tourists alike.
Slots and Video Poker Titles
As mentioned, there are approximately 1 100 slots and video poker machines available on the multi-storey Grand Victoria Casino Elgin gaming floor, which opens every day at 8:30am and closes the next day at 6:30am.
Slots titles on offer at the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin range from three-reel classics to the latest video slots by the likes of NextGen Gaming. Prizes on offer include cash rewards, comp points, and luxury items like sports cars and ocean cruises.
Table Games, Live Poker Room and High-Limit Room
There are seven primary table games, each with several variations, on offer at the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin. These include the following:
- Caribbean Stud Poker
- Three card poker
- Texas Hold’em Poker
The Grand Victoria Casino Elgin also features a live poker room, with multiple tables. Here, players can participate in no-limit Texas Hold’Em while enjoying snacks off of the room’s exclusive food menu.
The Grand Victoria Casino Elgin high-limit room, meanwhile, provides an equally exclusive gaming experience for players willing to wager a little more. Alternatively, Grand Victoria Casino Elgin players can utilise the lower-level pit, where US$ 10 blackjack, US$ 5 Mississippi Stud Poker, and US$ 5 roulette are available. The lower-level pit is accessible from 10:45am daily.
Four Different Restaurants
The Grand Victoria Casino Elgin is also home to four different restaurants which cater to both fine-dining and casual tastes:
- Prime Burgerhouse serves up generously sized gourmet burgers.
- Buckingham’s Steakhouse & Lounge is an award-winning steak and seafood restaurant.
- Indulge Show Kitchen Buffet is a unique establishment that merges six micro-restaurants into one venue.
- Crave Deli offers quick and easy meals and snacks 24 hours a day.
V Lounge and Grand Victoria Concert Series
24-karat and sterling members of the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin rewards programme, Club GVC, visitors to the resort can gain VIP entry to the V Lounge. The V Lounge experience includes complimentary buffets, reduced beverage prices, invite-only promos and exclusive menus on special occasions like Mother’s Day or the Superbowl.
The Grand Victoria Casino Elgin concert series keeps visitors entertained with various top local and international acts performing each week.