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Riverboat’s ‘Glory Days’ end

Riverboat’s ‘Glory Days’ end Riverboat’s ‘Glory Days’ end

Fireworks burst over Horseshoe Southern Indiana’s parking garage Saturday night as the gaming facility bid bon voyage to its riverboat, the Glory of Rome. The boat, once the world’s largest gaming vessel, will close Monday morning to allow the move to the new, 110,000-square-foot land-based casino, which will open Dec. 12 under its rebranding as Caesars Southern Indiana

Riverboat's 'Glory Days' end

Above, spokesperson Judy Hess talks with a news crew about the boat’s 21-year history. Below, guests step outside of the boat’s level 3 to view the fireworks.

Riverboat's 'Glory Days' end

Photos by Jo Ann Spieth-Saylor