Harrah’s New Orleans Casino and Hotel reopens after Hurricane Ida

Several New Orleans businesses start to come alive as crews restore power after Hurricane Ida’s landfall.

Following a closure due to Hurricane Ida, Harrah’s New Orleans Casino and Hotel has resumed gaming and hospitality operations, officials announced in a release.

The gaming floor, hotel and the property’s restaurants and bars have reopened over the past few days. The property will continue to comply with the City of New Orleans’ health and safety mandates including mandatory masks and proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test within 72 hours to enter indoor establishments, Harrah’s New Orleans said.



“As a native, I know that New Orleans has always been a city of resilience,” said Samir Mowad, senior vice president and general manager of Harrah’s New Orleans. “As we move forward on this road to recovery, all of us at Harrah’s New Orleans are committed to getting our vibrant city rolling again. We are happy to reopen our doors and while we know there is work ahead of us as a community, it’s work we will do together.”

The following amenities are open:


  • Harrah’s New Orleans is now accepting hotel guests


  • Slots
  • Table games
  • The Poker Room

Bars and Lounges

  • All casino bars


  • 501 Coffee
  • Fuddruckers
  • Gordon Biersch Brewery
  • Grand Isle
  • Hoodoo Lounge
  • Lucky Dogs
  • Manning’s Sports Bar and Grill
  • McAlister’s Select
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse New Orleans
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • The Steakhouse


  • Fulton Alley

See also: Popular Saints game-watching spots, New Orleans bars reopen after Hurricane Ida

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