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Jumer's Casino & Hotel, Rock Island, Ill.

Designed to bring a Las Vegas-style gaming experience, the Jumer's Casino & Hotel replaced the company's Casino Rock Island riverboat. Completed in December 2008, the $151 million state-of-the-art complex features a 170,000-square-foot (15,793-m2) casino and entertainment center connected to a 270,000-square-foot (25,083-m2), five-story, 205-room hotel with 11 luxury suites. The facility includes a 43,000-square-foot (3,995- m2) one-level casino floor, banquet center with seating for 700, four restaurants, events center, night club, indoor pool, spa and hairstyling salon, and a retail gift shop. The casino offers 1,200 games, as well as a VIP lounge,high-limits slot area and a large poker room.

The hotel and casino features 57,083 square feet (5,303 m2) of 0.16-inch (4-mm) Alucobond ACM wall panels from Alcan Composites USA Inc., including 36,580 square feet (3,398 m2) in Spectra Cupral and 20,503 square feet (1,905 m2) in custom Texas Copper. The Alucobond Spectra Colors is a new color finishing system that allows a unique, ever-changing color spectrum to be incorporated into building cladding. The colors change as different wavelengths of light are reflected back to the viewer, depending on the viewing angle.


The Alucobond ACM panels were installed with a rout-and-return wet-seal method by M.G. McGrath Inc. Architectural Sheet Metal on the casino and by SGH Inc. on the hotel.

Owner: Rock Island Boatworks Inc.

General contractor: Kraus-Anderson Construction Co., Minneapolis

Architect: KKE Architects Inc., Minneapolis

Casino metal installer: M.G. McGrath Inc. Architectural Sheet Metal, Maplewood, Minn.

Hotel metal installer: SGH Inc., Omaha, Neb.

Distributor: EBP LLC, Excelsior, Minn.

Wall panels: Alcan Composites USA Inc., Mooresville, N.C.