Hammond, IN

Horseshoe Casino Hammond

We completed all electrical services throughout a 400,000-square-foot entertainment venue within the client’s tight schedule.

Value Delivered

This unique venture assembled six barges, creating a 313-foot by 536-foot floating deck that would be used as a foundation for a multi-story casino and entertainment theater on water. Within 350,000 work-hours, EMCOR Hyre Electric Co. of Indiana, Inc. performed all of this project’s required electrical services on time, helping to satisfy the client’s aggressive schedule.

Client Objectives

For their new 400,000-square-foot casino, the client needed comprehensive electrical installations including marine-grade solutions.


EMCOR Hyre Electric installed:       

  • 5-kV incoming power on ambilocal cables to power the facility
  • Four 5-kV power transformers
  • Two meg backup generators
  • A 16000-amp marine-grade 480-volt power distribution center
  • Cable tray system in hull of barges
  • Chandeliers
  • Power for rooftop HVAC units and chillers in hull
  • A fire alarm system 
  • A variety of wiring solutions
    • Marine-grade wiring in hull of barges
    • Wiring of food service and bar areas, the 150,000-square-foot casino, and a state-of-the-art 2,500-seat entertainment venue 
    • Network wiring for gaming and communications

Client Background  

Horseshoe Casino Hammond is a 400,000-square-foot property containing gaming, entertainment, restaurants, bars, and lounges, and is located on Lake Michigan in Hammond, Indiana.