Caesars Entertainment announced Friday it will close the Showboat casino on August 31. Here are some facts about the hotel.

Showboat Casino in Atlantic City following Superstorm Sandy (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opened: Mar.30, 1987
Theme: Mardi Gras-New Orleans French Quarter
Hotel rooms: 1,331
Employees: 2,112 as of June 1, 2014
Financial performance: 2014 Q1 gross operating profit of nearly $2 million, down from nearly $8.5 million 2013 Q1
Casino revenue ranking: $66.2 million, 7th out of 11 Atlantic City casinos
Scheduled closing date: Aug. 31, 2014