Cypress Bayou is a moderately sized casino and gaming destination located in Charenton, Louisiana. It is open 24 hours a day/7 days a week and features not only a comprehensive gaming area, but a selection of restaurants and access to live entertainment according to a predetermined schedule as well.
The main draw for most visitors to Cypress Bayou is without a doubt the main gaming area. Those that love table games will find more than 50 that cover many popular options. These include favorite card games such as blackjack, 3 and 4-card poker, fortune pai gow poker, let it ride bonus poker, and Texas Hold `Em. However, there are a number of craps and roulette tables available as well. Quick lessons on how to play each of these games are also available via the casino's official website. Slot machine enthusiasts won't be disappointed either, as Cypress Bayou has over 1,350 to offer. These include all of the latest new machines and progressives in denominations ranging from one or two cents all the way to twenty-five dollars.
Gaming is also available in other designated areas of the casino as well. High stakes Indian bingo is held in the casino's Pavilion for a $40 admission price that buys guests 16 games each. Regular games pay out $1,100 each, but some games have stakes as high as $25,000-50,000. Bingo tickets are necessary to enter the pavilion during a session and games happen according to a predetermined regular schedule. Off-track betting is also available via the casino's specially designated area. It features 27 screens via its video wall and plenty of seating to make keeping track of your event easy and comfortable.
Frequent gamers and visitors may want to consider enrolling in Cypress Bayou's membership program, known as The Club. Red, gold, and black card memberships are available - each with different benefits and privileges. Some of the advantages attached to membership in the program include amenities such as gift shop discounts, VIP treatment at select in-house venues, extra sweepstakes entries, and special drawings only open to club members.
Live entertainment is also a big draw for visitors to Cypress Bayou. Live acts appear at both of the casino's entertainment venues - the Pavilion and the Rox - and have included such greats as Chicago, Dolly Parton, and Gladys Knight. Live local entertainment is also available every weekend at Bocat's and Mickey's. Those who love to dine to the sound of piano should consider having dinner at Mr. Lester's, the casino's in-house steakhouse.
Dining at Cypress Bayou is varied and covers all the bases from fine dining to casual fare with its seven different restaurants and features a number of different cuisines. RikRak is an upscale Asian fusion restaurant offering sushi and other unique options. Loco Mexican Grill and Cantina is well known around the area for being a terrific place to grab great Mexican food and margaritas. Mr. Lester's Steakhouse is considered the finest steakhouse in Acadiana. Bocat's offers terrific steak sandwiches and an oyster bar. Fresh is a great place to go for top notch coffee, sumptuous desserts, and terrific sandwiches. However, guests have the option of grabbing a quick snack at venues like Eat's or Run by Dogs as well.