The Best Casinos in Shreveport

The Shreveport metro area offers a number of casino resorts.
The Shreveport metro area offers a number of casino resorts.
The Shreveport/Bossier City metropolitan area spreads along both sides of the Red River in far northwest Louisiana. Permanently docked riverboats with attached hotels offer all of the amenities of casinos in better-known venues. Attractions away from the casinos include bass fishing tournaments, shopping at the Louisiana Boardwalk, nightclubs and live theater. All of the casinos are easy to get to from Interstate 20 and downtown Shreveport/Bossier City.
Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport

The Eldorado is downtown on the Shreveport side of the Red River. The casino has more than 1,500 slot machines and table games, including blackjack, poker, roulette and craps. Dining ranges from casual to formal at the three on-site restaurants and a buffet. The hotel offers both suites and single rooms. A large garage assures plenty of free parking.



Eldorado resort Casino Shreveport

451 Clyde Fant Parkway

Shreveport, LA 71101

877-602-0711

eldoradoshreveport.com

Sam's Town Hotel & Casino

Sam's Town is across the street from the Eldorado and shares the same large parking garage. The casino has more than 1,100 slots and a full range of table games, such as roulette, craps and blackjack. The 23-story hotel has 514 guest rooms and suites, some as large as 1,500 square feet. Three restaurants and a buffet provide plenty of dining options.



Sam's Town Hotel & Casino

315 Clyde Fant Parkway

Shreveport, LA 71101

877-429-0711

samstownshreveport.com

Harrah's Louisiana Downs

Harrah's Louisiana Downs offers horse racing in addition to a hotel and casino. The thoroughbred season lasts from May to October, and the Super Derby is run in September. Races from around the country are broadcast live on large-screen televisions throughout the casino. Bettors can also enjoy a full-fledged casino and hotel at the Downs. The all-suites hotel is smoke-free.



Harrah's Louisiana Downs

8000 E. Texas St.

Bossier City, LA 71111

318-742-5555

harrahslouisianadowns.com

Horseshoe Bossier City

The Horseshoe casino, across the river from the Eldorado and Sam's Town, has 606 suites in a 25-story tower. The gaming floors have more than 1,500 slots and 60 table games. Three full-service restaurants and a buffet offer plenty of dining options. The attached Riverdome is a large live entertainment venue.



Horseshoe Bossier City

711 Horseshoe Blvd.

Bossier City, LA 71111

800-895-0711

horseshoebossiercity.com

Boomtown Bossier Hotel & Casino

Boomtown, on the Bossier side of the Red River, has about 1,200 slots and 30 table games. The attached hotel has 100 single rooms and 88 suites. There are three full-service restaurants and a buffet.



Boomtown Bossier Hotel & Casino

300 Riverside Drive

Bossier City, LA 71111

318-746-0711

boomtownbossier.com

DiamondJacks Casino & Resort-Bossier City

On the Bossier side of the river, DiamondJacks has a 559-room hotel with an outdoor swimming pool. There are about 1,100 slots and 32 gaming tables at the casino. Southern Gaming Magazine voted DiamondJacks the best casino buffet and luckiest casino. There are also three full-service restaurants.



DiamondJacks Casino & Resort-Bossier City

711 DiamondJacks Blvd.

Bossier City, LA 71111

866-552-9629

diamondjacks.com

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