Premier gaming and entertainment destination ilani will open its doors to the public on April 24th at 10:00 a.m. Developed by Salishan-Mohegan LLC in collaboration with the Cowlitz Indian Tribe, construction of ilani began September 2015. The $510 million complex combines casino games, dining, shopping and live performances in 368,000 square-feet of space designed to project the culture of the Northwest and pay tribute to the heritage of the Cowlitz Tribe.
“We are extremely pleased to open the doors to ilani and provide the local community with a source for economic growth,” said Bill Iyall, chairman of the Cowlitz Tribe. “Our destination is expected to attract over 4.5 million visitors a year, and we feel certain that local businesses will benefit from increased visitation to the area.”