Strictly Slots Magazine again has awarded Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, top honors among Chicagoland casinos in its 2011 Best of Slots readers poll. Blue Chip took the number one spots for Best Overall Hotel Casino, Best Overall Hotel, Best Entertainment, Best Hotel Rooms, Best Reel Slots, Best Quarter Slots, Best High-End Slot Area and Best Spa. This is the second year for Blue Chip first place wins for Best Overall Hotel Casino, Best Overall Hotel and Best Hotel Rooms.
“We’re thrilled that, once again, Strictly Slots Magazine has awarded Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa top honors among Chicagoland casinos. We’re especially pleased with the recognition for our slots, our entertainment and our spa, spa blu. We will continue to work to ensure that our guests have the best possible entertainment and gaming experience,” says Ted Bogich, Vice President and General Manager.
In describing the Best Overall Hotel Casino Award, Strictly Slots Magazine noted that readers award the grand prize “to the properties that provide the best overall, top-to-bottom experience in their regions.” In describing the Best Entertainment Award, a first-time first place award for Blue Chip, the magazine explained that the “top resorts seek to provide a complete entertainment experience, where gambling is just a part of the equation.”
New awards for Blue Chip are those for slots, including Best Casino For Reel Slots, Best Quarter Slots and Best High-End Slot Area. The magazine explains that the winners “are not only the casinos with the best selection of reel-spinners, but in many cases they’ve also got the most player-friendly paybacks and the best environments in which to play.” Best Spa, for spa blu, was also a first-time win.
About Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, a Boyd Gaming property, is the premier entertainment destination in Northwest Indiana. Located an hour’s drive east of Chicago in Michigan City, Indiana, Blue Chip features a 65,000-square-foot single-level casino, two hotel towers with a total of 486 upscale rooms; five restaurants, a spa, full-service salon and fitness center, two gift shops and the 20,000-square-foot Stardust Event Center.