According to the Chicago Sun Times, pending regulatory approvals, the grand opening
of the new $170 million gambling vessel at the Blue Chip Casino
& Hotel in Michigan City, Ind., will be celebrated next week. It will mark the culmination of a two-year on-site construction project. The new boat will feature a 65,000-sq. ft. casino on one level and is reported to have the largest hull of any casino boat in the nation.