Rockford’s temporary Hard Rock Casino opens Wednesday morning

The new casino will feature two unique restaurants, a pop-up retail shop and more than 8,500 square feet of gaming space offering 635 slots and Interblock Electronic Table Games.
Rockford's temporary Hard Rock Casino opens Wednesday.
Rockford's temporary Hard Rock Casino opens Wednesday.(WIFR)
Published: Nov. 9, 2021 at 6:18 PM CST
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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) - The time has finally arrived for Hard Rock to open its doors and begin its chapter in Rockford.

TEMPORARY CASINO OPENS #LIVE: Hard Rock's temporary casino holds its grand opening today marking a new era for the Hard Rock and the city of Rockford. We're LIVE now.

TEMPORARY CASINO OPENS #LIVE: Hard Rock's temporary casino holds its grand opening today marking a new era for the Hard Rock and the city of Rockford. We're LIVE now.

Posted by WIFR TV on Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Rockford Casino: A Hard Rock Opening Act opens its doors to the public at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10. The new casino will feature two unique restaurants, a pop-up retail shop and more than 8,500 square feet of gaming space offering 635 slots and Interblock Electronic Table Games. The casino will be open 24/7.

“We all know that every great musical begins with an opening act. This is no different,” said Jon Lucas, COO of Hard Rock International. “Thanks to the unwavering support from our leaders and members of the community, Hard Rock International is able to expand our footprint and bring to life the excitement that our team is so pleased to be a part of. We could not be prouder of this project and look forward to continuing to integrate ourselves into this incredible community for years to come.”

You can learn more about the casino on its website here.

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