Paragon Casino Resort, the Pearl of Louisiana, is the only casino resort destination in Central Louisiana, and has been attracting gamers from across the country for 16 years. Paragon features many amenities and attractions including a luxurious hotel tower; Spa La Vie, a full-service spa and salon; an indoor tropical pool with swim-up bar; a three screen movie theater; Tamahka Trails, an 18-hole par 71 golf course; and a soaring bayou-themed atrium complete with live alligators. The Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center is made up of the Mari Showroom and the Paragon Ballroom, which can be subdivided into three smaller ballrooms.
Additionally, Paragon features approximately 84,000 square-feet of gaming area, which offers approximately 2,200 slot machines with Las Vegas odds, 46 table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, various poker games, as well as a poker room and a luxurious off-track betting parlor that is open daily for racetrack enthusiasts. There are five great restaurants to choose from including Big Daddy E’s Cajun Grill and Oyster Bar, Gator Coffee Co., Legends Steakhouse, Roxy’s Diner and Marketplace Buffet - Louisiana’s largest buffet. Other attractions include a 531-room hotel, a full-service RV resort, an arcade for teens and Kids Quest child care activity center. Shopping opportunities include LA 1 Market, featuring a wide range of Louisiana products from art to cookbooks and Voila!, your source for men and women’s designer fashions and accessories. Live entertainment can be found at the Pelican Stage every Friday and Saturday and at the Atrium Bar, Wednesday through Saturday. The Mari Showroom regularly hosts nationally acclaimed entertainers.
Paragon Casino Resort is located on Highway 1 in Marksville, La. The casino is owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. For more information, please visit www.paragoncasinoresort.com.