By Crystal Britt CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Thursday night investors looking to bring a casino to Cape Girardeau met in a special study session with the Cape Girardeau City Council. They met at the Osage Centre with several members of the community watching closely. One company is looking to bring an Isle of Capri casino to town. The other company is not saying yet what its plans are. A full house was on hand to listen to both groups. The first group was St. Loui...
Thursday night investors looking to bring a casino to Cape Girardeau met in a special study session with the Cape Girardeau City Council.
By Laura Wibbenmeyer - bio | email CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - A St. Louis developer is interested in bringing a casino to Cape Girardeau. The company owns a four-story, 34,000 square foot floating
A St. Louis developer is interested in bringing a casino to Cape Girardeau.
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The "Quality of Life in Cape Girardeau" group is set to present signatures to get the casino issue on the November ballot at Tuesday night's Cape Girardeau City Council meeting.
For years, organizations and business have worked on revitalizing downtown. Now some of them hope a casino will help do that.
It's been a long time coming, but it is official: the issue of a casino coming to Cape Girardeau will be on the November ballot. Doug Austin says the Quality of Life group has done its job.
Enough valid signatures have been gathered to give Cape Girardeau residents the opportunity to vote on whether they want a casino, said county clerk Kara Clark Summers. However, several steps must be taken before the question can officially be put on the November ballot.
The group that wants Cape Girardeau voters to vote on a new casino say they have more than enough petition signatures to get the issue on the ballot.
All companies interested in developing a potential Cape Girardeau casino will be able to present their ideas at a special study session on Thursday, July 8. The meeting will be open to the public, but public input will not be an option at the session.
As Cape Girardeau city leaders work with the three groups interested in bringing a casino to town, another local effort gathering steam could stop that process in its tracks.
Cape Girardeau official sounds off on a new report showing Cape Girardeau is the best option, from a revenue stand point, for a state gaming license.
Would a casino in Cape Girardeau mean luck would run out in Caruthersville? Mayor Diane Sayre says no.
A new impact study conducted by Ameristar Casinos says Missouri would receive the most tax benefit if it located a casino in Cape Girardeau.
People opposed to the casino spoke at Monday's city council meeting, pushing forward with their request to put the issue on the ballot for voters.
It's a decision that's 17 years old. That's why an independent group wants the Cape Girardeau City Council to give voters another chance to decide if they still want a casino.
The casino issue wasn't widely discussed at Monday's city council meeting, but one citizen did speak about his opinion of a casino in Cape Girardeau.
In just two weeks, city leaders in Cape will have to decide whether or not a riverfront casino is a good move for the city.
Cape Girardeau city officials are discussing the possibility of a downtown river casino.
A gaming license is back on the table in Missouri and a Cape Girardeau development company is interested.
Jefferson City, MO
A state judge rejects a lawsuit seeking to knock a casino initiative off the November ballot.