Swinomish Casino & Lodge Opens Unibet Sportsbook

Game on! Right on time for the NFL season, Swinomish Casino & Lodge in Anacortes, Washington recently opened its new Unibet Sportsbook.

BWA designed the new sportsbook as a multi-purpose space. During the week, the sportsbook becomes part of the gaming floor, bringing new energy to the entire floor.

BWA served as Architect of Record and Interior Designer for the sportsbook. The firm is proud to continue to serve the @Swinomish Casino & Lodge, and the Swinomish Tribal Community.

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Peter Lugar Steak House Coming Soon to Caesars Palace!

Peter Luger Steak House, the New York City restaurant famed for its dry-aged chops, is coming to Caesars Palace! Peter Luger opened in Brooklyn, NY in 1887; the Las Vegas location will be its first U.S. expansion since its Long Island, NY location opened in 1960. The nearly 9,000-square-foot restaurant will feature the classic look and feel of the Brooklyn original with exposed brick, wood paneling, oak floors and tabletops, industrial windows, and a temperature and humidity-controlled facility for its famous dry-aged beef.

The restaurant’s planned opening is this October. BWA is serving as Architect of Record and Interior Designer of Record; Jeffrey Beers International is the Interior Designer. BWA is proud to be part of another key project for Caesars Entertainment!!!

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Welcome to the Future of Snoqualmie Casino!

Snoqualmie Casino Resort in Snoqualmie, Washington has released exterior renderings of its expansion project. The expansion (which is currently underway) is featured on the left half of the large exterior image below, including the future 210-room hotel tower. The expansion also includes a spa pool and fitness area, enlarged casino floor, sports bar, indoor/outdoor deck, coffee shop, parking garage, and a new 2,000-seat capacity flexible ballroom and meeting space. Additionally, the project has been designed to elevate the guest experience while showcasing tribal culture through traditional tribal items and artwork.

BWA is serving as Architect and Interior Designer for the expansion project (BWA also designed the original Snoqualmie Casino).

Be sure to check back for more exciting news and images as the project progresses!

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Snoqualmie Casino's New Destination Spa!

Get a first look at the renderings for Snoqualmie Casino’s new destination spa, and imagine yourself in the spa’s luxurious, stress-free zone. The space is part of BWA’s current expansion project at the property, which is designed to further enhance the patron experience and appeal as a sought-after destination for leisure and business.

The expansion also includes a new 212-room hotel, expanded gaming floor, a 2,000-seat entertainment and convention center, parking structure, and new signature restaurants; BWA is serving as architect and interior designer of record for the project. Check back frequently for exciting project updates and new renderings. (All renderings by Bergman Walls & Associates).

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Graton Resort & Casino broke ground on its $1 billion Expansion Project

Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park, CA recently broke ground on its $1 billion expansion project. Check out this virtual ‘fly-through’ video for a sneak peek of the future renovated property.

The project includes a 144,000 sq. ft. casino floor expansion that will add approximately 2,000 new slot machines, a new poker room, and a new high-limit area; new five-story hotel wing with over 200 rooms; a 28,000 sq. ft. rooftop restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating for 480 guests; a five-level parking structure with solar panels and EV charging stations; and a 3,500-seat theater.

BWA is proud to serve The Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria as the project architect and interior designer. The team also includes project developer ECL Development LLC, and general contractor SMC Contracting, Inc.

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Elwha River Casino Expansion Grand Opening

Congratulations to The Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and Elwha River Casino! BWA is proud to join you in celebrating your expansion Grand Opening on June 8, 2023.

BWA served as Architect and Interior Designer of Record. Elwha River Casino, nestled in the heart of Washington’s Elwha River Valley, is a popular spot for regional gaming. BWA’s 12,000+ square foot expansion project doubles the venue’s size, with an expanded gaming area, new entertainment and outdoor dining, and outdoor salmon bake area with event and teaching space for the tribe and guests. Elwha tribal elements are incorporated throughout the property design, creating opportunities to learn about tribal culture.

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BWA serves as Architect and Interior Designer for Elwha River Casino Expansion

Elwha River Casino, nestled in the heart of Washington’s Elwha River Valley, is a popular spot for regional gaming. BWA’s 12,000+ square foot expansion project (BWA served as Architect and Interior Designer of Record) doubles the venue’s size, with an expanded gaming area, new entertainment and outdoor dining, and outdoor salmon bake area with event and teaching space for the tribe and guests. Elwha tribal elements are incorporated throughout the property design, creating opportunities to learn about tribal culture.

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Caesars Entertainment has unveiled plans to renovate the Jubilee Tower

Caesars Entertainment has unveiled plans to renovate the Jubilee Tower at its Horseshoe Las Vegas property and integrate it into the Paris Las Vegas (also owned by Caesars), renaming it Versailles Tower. The $100 million renovation will include 756 redesigned luxury guestrooms (select guestrooms will feature balconies overlooking the Strip) and a pedestrian bridge connecting the new Versailles Tower to the Paris.

BWA is proud to be part of this exciting renovation project for the Paris Las Vegas (along with Klai Juba Wald Interiors) and to have worked with Caesars Entertainment on many of their hospitality and gaming properties over the years (BWA was also the original architect for the Paris resort).

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Progress Continues on the Snoqualmie Casino Expansion

BWA is proud to serve as Architect and Interior Designer for the Snoqualmie Casino expansion project in Snoqualmie, WA. (BWA also designed the original Snoqualmie Casino). The multi-phase casino resort expansion includes a new hotel, expanded gaming floor, destination spa, a 2,000-seat entertainment and convention center, parking structure, and two signature restaurants (with a third to open later).

BWA also created all of the project renderings.

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Indian Gaming Magazine - BWA Highlights Expansion Projects

At the recent 2023 Indian Gaming Association (IGA) Tradeshow & Convention, BWA highlighted its expansion projects for Elwha River Casino near Port Angeles, WA, and Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, WA; both are currently under construction. Both projects are designed to elevate the guest experience and improve profitability, as well as showcase tribal culture and pride, and the importance of the projects in tribal success.

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BWA is pleased to announce that the firm is serving as Architect and Interior Designer for the Snoqualmie Casino expansion project

BWA is pleased to announce that the firm is serving as Architect and Interior Designer for the Snoqualmie Casino expansion project in Snoqualmie, WA. (BWA also designed the original Snoqualmie Casino). The multi-phase casino resort expansion includes a new hotel, expanded gaming floor, destination spa, a 2,000-seat entertainment and convention center, parking structure, and two signature restaurants (with a third to open later).

BWA also created all of the project renderings

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BWA's Principal and Architect Meeta Shah at G2E - Women in Gaming: Breaking Down the Walls

BWA Principal and Architect Meeta Shah, AIA, shared highlights from her personal experiences as a female in the design and construction industry with an enthusiastic audience during the session, ‘Women in Gaming: Breaking Down the Walls’, at this year’s G2E conference. The session creator/moderator drove the interactive discussion, which featured Meeta and other women panelists relating their gaming career experiences and advice. More than 100 enthusiastic G2E participants attended the session.

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Caesars Palace Enhances Guest Arrival Experience with Multimillion-Dollar Main Entrance Renovation

Caesars Palace Enhances Guest Arrival Experience with Multimillion-Dollar Main Entrance Renovation.

Following the completion of a multimillion-dollar renovation of its original main entrance, iconic casino dome and porte-cochère, Caesars Palace now offers a lavish arrival experience fit for a Caesar. The redesigned space includes a dramatic entryway with a coffered ceiling, refreshed gaming areas and the new Galleria Bar in the hotel lobby. BWA is proud to have been a part of this addition, renovation, and interior improvement projects at Caesars Palace since 1994 (including the current expansion project).

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Big Top Food Court at Circus Circus Hotel and Casino Las Vegas Wins NAIOP Award

BWA is proud to announce Big Top Food Court at Circus Circus Hotel and Casino Las Vegas received the Hospitality Tenant Improvement award at the NAIOP (Southern Las Vegas Chapter) 25th Annual Spotlight Awards. BWA served as architect and interior designer. Congratulations to our BWA design team and to all of our project partners! Martin-Harris Construction Lochsa Engineering.

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Indian Gaming Magazine's Unique Design Elements in Indian Country Showcase

Located at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa (and inspired by the Far East), MOZEN Asian Kitchen’s rich blue and gold color palette complements the décor of the outdoor/indoor space, which features a street-side exposed bar, custom lanterns and pendants, and detailed wood-paneled walls and weaved concrete tiles. BWA worked in conjunction with Kenneth Ussenko Design on the project. The space is featured in the March (NIGA 2022 Pre-show) issue of Indian Gaming magazine's 'Unique Design Elements in Indian Country Showcase, page 41.

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BWA Project Architect and Interior Designer Announces Opening of FlyOver Las Vegas

If you are in Las Vegas (or planning a visit) and looking for a fun, exciting, family-friendly activity, check out FlyOver, Las Vegas’s brand-new flight simulation attraction. FlyOver makes you feel like you are flying over top landmarks in Las Vegas and the Western United States, including the Las Vegas Strip, Yellowstone National Park, the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, and a floodgate release at Roosevelt Dam in Arizona. BWA served as project architect, and provided interior design for FlyOver’s common areas.

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Refresh of the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace

Food offerings play a key role in the casino entertainment guest experience, and buffets are no longer business as usual. For the refresh of the Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace, BWA (in conjunction with designer Tetsuo Aoyagi, of Tokyo’s MUKU Design Studio) created a buffet that showcases food preparation in a strikingly modern upscale setting, with views of nine exhibition kitchens where master chefs make a show of the culinary creative process. Unique, themed dining sections feature cool steel, warm woods, or shimmering layered glass partitions. The Bacchanal Buffet recently reopened.

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