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St. Mary Parish casino among those announcing layoffs

Posted at 1:24 PM, Jul 03, 2020

Casinos across Louisiana, and many of New Orleans' largest hotels, are planning layoffs, state records show. The latest, Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel in St. Mary Parish, says 229 employees will be affected by layoffs effective July 1, 2020. They join a number of other Louisiana casinos announcing changes in staffing and operations. The full list, as reported to the state of Louisiana, can be found below:
Here's a full list of Louisiana casinos, followed by the number of expected lay-offs:

  • Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino (Shreveport) 414
  • Treasure Chest Casino (Kenner) 340
  • Amelia Belle Casino (Amelia) 170
  • Delta Downs Racetrack Casino and Hotel (Vinton) 354
  • Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino (Opelousas) 246
  • Harrah’s Louisiana Downs (Bossier City) 201
  • Horseshoe Entertainment (Bossier City) 978
  • Diamond Jacks Casino & Hotel (Bossier City) 349
  • Boomtown New Orleans (Harvey) 197
  • Margaritaville Resort Casino (Bossier City) 347
  • L'Auberge Casino (Baton Rouge) 161
  • L'Auberge Casino (Lake Charles) 441)
  • Cypress Bayou Casino (Charenton) 229

Here's a list of the New Orleans hotels, and the announced number of lay-offs:

  • Renaissance New Orleans 76
  • Hospitality Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District 63
  • Crowne Plaza New Orleans French Quarter 107
  • Le Meridian Hotel 112
  • Loews Hotel 132
  • Hilton New Orleans Airport 85
  • NOPSI Hotel 92
  • Sheraton Hotel 431
  • New Orleans Marriott Hotel 474
  • W French Quarter 84
  • Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center 109
  • The Ritz-Carlton Hotel 423
  • JW Marriott Hotel 142
  • The Higgins Hotel 132
  • Hyatt Regency 343

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