Fun can't be measured in square footage, of course, but if it could, our 56,000-square-foot casino at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago, with its four spacious playing levels, would come out on top. Open all day, every day, Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago has one of the largest selections of games in northwest Indiana, with more than 1,900 of the latest and most popular slots and video poker games and 36 table games. If you can't find your favorite game here, it just may not exist!

Slots & Video Poker

At Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago you'll find the best gaming action and excitement in all of Chicagoland, with more than 1,900 state-of-the-art slot and video poker machines with denominations ranging from one cent to $100.

You'll find the best selection of video poker games on Lake Michigan and beyond at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. Join the action on the third level of the casino where you'll find over 90 of the most popular games. Or have a drink and enjoy video poker at one of our comfortable bars located on the first, second and third level.

Table Games & Poker

Step up to the action on the second, third, and fourth levels of our casino at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago. Choose among 36 exciting table games, with friendly dealers and an atmosphere of unparalleled comfort. Try your hand at such favorites as Blackjack or Roulette, or take a shot at Mississippi Stud, Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em, two types of Pai Gow Poker, Three-Card Poker Progressive, or Craps. If you're in the mood for exciting, high-stakes action, our dedicated high limit table games area is the place.

Bet Big and Win Big at Ameristar! We offer high stakes action on several of the most popular table games. You can now bet $5,000 or more on select Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, and Pai Gow Poker games. Ask your Pit team for details.

Games available at Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago include:

  • Blackjack (featuring the popular 21+3 side bet!)
  • Roulette
  • Craps (featuring the 'Sharp Shooter' side bet – The more points you make, the more you win!)
  • Mississippi Stud Poker
  • Mini Baccarat
  • Three Card® Poker Progressive
  • Pai Gow Poker (2 Tables, one 'commission free' and both feature exciting side bet options)
  • Ultimate Texas Hold'em
  • Four Card Poker


You'll love the room we've dedicated to this game on the casino's fourth floor, with its ten Baccarat tables and a number of $10 and $15 tables open daily. And make sure not to miss the exciting Dragon Bonus Bet™, a bonus side wager that pays on the margin of your win. One of our ten Baccarat tables features “EZ Baccarat”, an exciting variation on baccarat where no commission is taken from winning Banker bets!