Sadly, Koman's St. Louis proposal isn't called "Casino King." The operators of the Casino Queen in East St. Louis, Koman Group, was the only development company yesterday to submit a bid to city officials. Koman wants to build a $115-million, 120,000-square-foot facility called Celebration Casino ... More >>
Image ViaThe first gambling boat to open its doors in Missouri back in 1994 is officially closed -- a week before its owner was to shutdown the casino anyway. The flooded Mississippi River in downtown St. Louis forced the President Casino to halt business a week ago. Yesterday the casino announce ... More >>
Ian FroebBurger and fries at Burger Brothers in River City CasinoAt Burger Bar, the Hubert Keller-helmed burger joint at Pinnacle Entertainment's Lumière Place casino, your burger is limited only by your imagination. You want foie gras and black truffle atop your Kobe beef? Check. You want a pla ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsIf the President capsizes, its gaming license could be given to a casino operating beyond city limits (and coffers).Following press reports that the Missouri Gaming Commission plans to vote today to shut down the President Casino by July 1, Mayor Francis Slay yesterday threw ... More >>
danesnotesonboats.blogspot.comThe S.S. Admiral a.k.a. President CasinoAs expected, the Missouri Gaming Commission this afternoon voted unanimously to strip the gaming license to the President Casino in downtown St. Louis. The commission voted 4-0 to revoke the license despite strong objections fr ... More >>
So, Cyndi Lauper had to cancel her appearance at the annual Boogie Ball due to illness. But Ameristar just announced who's going to be appearing in her place: Rick Springfield. Can I get a heartthrob hell yeah to that? The $200 ticket benefits the American Liver Foundation and includes dinner, the ... More >>
Image ViaApparently casinos are extremely profitable endeavors-- even when there are six of them (soon to be seven, possibly eight) in one metropolitan area.The Business Journal reported yesterday that St. Louis-area casino revenue jumped ten percent in October.Here are the numbers: • Las Vegas ... More >>
Two Cyndi Lauper posts in one week on A to Z, eh? However, this one's not for a sad reason: According to her official website, Lauper is playing at the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles on Friday, February 12. Best Valentine's Day present ever? I think so!
photobucket.com/albums/u271/ginger_jediLast year Missouri voters narrowly approved Proposition A. The ballot initiative repealed loss limits for the state's gamblers, taxed casinos for the benefit of schools, and capped the number of gaming licenses issued by the state at 13. Not only did th ... More >>
A new casino takes its downtown development plans underground
Old Country Buffet
Missouri's "get-tough" gaming commission gives an embattled casino what it wants
Casino lawyer Michael Lazaroff cheated for years -- and the insiders knew. Now that he's cut the deal of his life, why does anybody believe him?
St. Louis has a long and tortured history with the Admiral, home of the President Casino, but the city is about to gamble another $3 million to keep it afloat. It's a risky bet.
Developers of a Lemay casino have political muscle on their side. But the School Sisters of Notre Dame are betting on a higher power.