Just a little over a month after Harrah's New Orleans Casino opened its Masquerade lounge in July 2005, Hurricane Katrina roared through the Big Easy. Located on the edge of the French Quarter, Harrah's was spared the extensive type of damage incurred by much of the city, and the wind damage to the exterior was pretty much superficial. Yet, in spite of all the problems it did encounter, Harrah's in New Orleans was able to reopen last February in time for Mardi Gras.
From The Big Easy To Biloxi
A Year After Hurricane Katrina Hit, A Survey Of The Gulf Coast Casinos That Are Back Up And Running