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Two Mississippi Casinos Riding Out the Floods

Business is still going strong at the Riverwalk Casino in Mississippi. Even though the floodwaters from the Mississippi have seeped onto the casino’s parking lot. Riverwalk and Ameristar Casino, also in Vicksburg, are the only casinos along the river still open. Officials said the casinos could see increased business from people who would normally frequent properties […]

St. Louis Developers Submitting Plans for a New Casino

Developers who want to open a new St. Louis casino have until April 27 (today, as I post this) to submit their plans to city council. As is typical with plans, it has to include all the basic information needed for the decision makers at the St. Louis Development Corp. I’ve dealt with government development […]

Who Dat? It’s the Sweet Sound of Louisiana’s Casinos Doing Excellent Business in February

Well, OK, the Saints ain’t the Aints anymore. They the Super Bowl champs. But Louisiana has something else to crow about, folks. Revenues. Casino gambling is making a comeback and Louisiana is reaping the benefits. Louisiana’s state-licensed casinos reported winning 10 percent morein February from gamblers than in January. The 13 riverboat casinos, Harrah’s Entertainment […]

Kansas City Riverboat Casinos Cruising through the Recession

Everyone may be gloomy about the effects of the recession on their business but Kansas riverboat casinos have nothing to be gloomy about. Last January the Missouri Gaming Commission reported that the number of customers as well as the average revenue for the four Kansas City riverboat casinos increased pretty significantly compared to last year’s […]

No More Riverboat Casino

Riverboat casinos had had their day. As recent as 15 to 20 years ago, riverboat casinos were making it big in different parts of America.  Countless people frequented them, not only for the games, but also for the service.  On Sunday, another riverboat casino was closed down. Diamond Jo, a longstanding fixture in Dubuque, Iowa […]

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