Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is Northwest Indiana’s entertainment hotspot

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A 65,000-square-foot, full-service casino is the anchor for Blue Chip, which also offers five restaurants, an entertainment lounge, a spa with full-service salon and fitness center, two gift shops, two hotel towers, and an event center for conventions, meetings and special events. | SUPPLIED PHOTO

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For the best in gaming excitement, entertainment, dining and relaxation, look no further than Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa.

Located in Michigan City, just off the beautiful Lake Michigan shore and only an hour’s drive east of Chicago, Blue Chip is Indiana’s choice entertainment destination.

Blue Chip offers numerous world-class amenities that include a 65,000-square-foot casino, two hotel towers with 486 total rooms, five restaurants, a 1,300-seat venue for headliner entertainment, a spa and salon, two entertainment lounges and retail shops.

The 22-story Spa Blu Tower, which has 272 guest rooms and 30 suites, offers the latest in comfortable, contemporary décor, with floor-to-ceiling windows, rich millwork and bold contemporary styling with soft cream and white organic textures and finishes. Guests can also stay at The Blue Chip Tower, located on the other end of the 30-acre property, with its 184 spacious and tastefully appointed rooms, including 4 grand suites and 8 luxury suites.

Dining options

Visitors seeking to satiate their palates have numerous dining options. The restaurants include:

William B’s Steakhouse, a sophisticated, upscale restaurant serving classic Midwest favorites, such as prime steaks, fresh seafood and seasonal specialties.

It’s Vegas Baby!, a lively, Vegas-themed restaurant offering American classics and an extensive specialty drink selection.

The Game, for delicious game-day meals and snacks, an unrivaled array of sports viewing options and weekly drink specials.

Options Buffet, a 333-seat restaurant featuring more than 150 items, including soups, salads, entrées, side dishes and desserts.

Nelson’s Deli, a casual diner serving breakfast, piled-high sandwiches and salads. Nelson’s is open 24 hours a day.

Music, gaming, special events

Live entertainment lovers can enjoy outstanding local and regional bands that perform live on weekends at Rocks lounge and It’s Vegas Baby!, and top names in music and comedy at the Stardust Event Center, which has hosted headline acts such as Kathleen Madigan, Kellie Pickler, 38 Special and Paul Revere & the Raiders.

Upcoming concert dates include legendary music entertainer Bobby Vinton on Oct. 20 and pop sensation Wilson Phillips on Nov. 10.

At Blue Chip, gamblers can try their luck on the gaming floor with 42 table games, eight live poker tables and more than 1,900 slot machines. Weekly poker events, Texas Hold’em Poker tournaments and slot tournaments round out the fun.

Enliven your spirit at spa blu

At the spectacular 10,000-square-foot spa blu — the only casino-based spa in the greater Chicago area — guests can relax and rejuvenate with custom health and beauty treatments designed to enliven the senses and the spirit. Located on the second floor of Spa Blu Tower, spa blu features nine spa treatment rooms, a salon and fitness room. Before and after spa services, guests can relax in individual men’s and women’s lounges with steam rooms, experiential showers and whirlpools highlighted by water walls.

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