The opening, which is subject to customary regulatory approvals, is expected to begin with a private VIP reception before being opened to the public.
The venue, which is located approximately 30 minutes north of O’Hare International Airport, is the only casino in Lake County, Illinois. It comprises approximately 1,000 slot machines and 50 table games.
The property’s interior design draws inspiration from “a day at the lake,” with lush greenery and boat paddles, while guests can enjoy signature cocktails at the Canoe Bar at the centre of the casino. At night, projection mapping equipment will transform the venue’s exterior into a large-scale art display.
Restaurants at the property include L’Américain and Asia-Azteca, with North Shore Steaks & Seafood scheduled to open in April.
“We thank the Illinois Gaming Board and its staff for their assistance throughout The Temporary’s construction and preparation,” said Full House Resorts President and CEO Daniel R. Lee.
“I also want to thank our own team of approximately 500 founding employees, who have worked diligently to prepare us for this exciting moment. We are eager to welcome Chicagoland residents to The Temporary beginning on February 17.”
Earlier this week, New York-based real estate development and investment firm Dreamscape Companies successfully completed an $850m capital raise.
With the money raised, two separate Dreamscape platforms – Dreamscape Entertainment Properties and Dreamscape Entertainment Integrated Resorts, which manage gaming, hospitality and entertainment assets – will be launched.