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Bristol Casino Ramps Up the Fun with Expanded Gaming and Dining Options

John M. Dabbs

‘Bristol Casino – Future Home of Hard Rock’ is gearing up for a busy St. Patrick's Day weekend with expanded gaming offerings. Just in time for March Madness, the casino has added new slot machines and table games, bringing the total to 890 slots and 29 table games. The new games include two new Blackjack tables to High Limit, a Blackjack table, and a Mississippi Stud table added to the Non-Smoking area, eight new Dragon Link machines to High Limit, and 20 new slot machines from Sega Sammy.

To celebrate the expansion, the casino is also unveiling a new ‘Party Pit’ amenity beside the Bristol Bar and across from the Sportsbook. The Party Pit will feature four Blackjack tables with $15 minimums, providing guests with a fun and energetic atmosphere surrounded by live music and TVs featuring all the latest sports action. The Party Pit will be open from Thursday to Sunday, from 4 PM to 2 AM.

‘Bristol Casino – Future Home of Hard Rock’ is a temporary full-service casino located at 500 Gate City Highway on the site of the former Bristol Mall. The casino boasts 30,000 square feet of gaming space, including a main casino floor, non-smoking and high-limit gaming areas, a sportsbook, and various dining and entertainment options.

The Bristol Casino has seen many locals and people from around the region coming to check out the facility. The casino has also drawn in many people from beyond Tennessee and Virginia, bolstering the tax income for the area and business for the twin cities.

The permanent Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Bristol is expected to open in spring 2024. For more information about the temporary casino and its expanded gaming offerings, visit

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