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    September 16, 2011

    Just How Does a Dead Body Go Unnoticed for 12 Days in a Casino Parking Garage?

    In its defense, Ameristar says its parking garages are big ones. Well, yeah, but...​A casino patron leaving the Ameristar St. Charles made a grisly discovery early today in the casino's parking garage.Hattie Bradley, 62, lay dead inside a white Ford Mustang. Authorities say surveillance footage sh ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    St. Charles County Council Approves Public Vote for Smoking Ban

    The fate of the smoking ban now lies with St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann.​By a vote of 4 - 2, the St. Charles County Council passed legislation yesterday that would put a countywide smoking ban on the November 2012 ballot. The issue isn't a done deal yet. County Executive Steve Ehlmann ... More >>

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    April 12, 2011

    Lemay Fire District Loses Grab at Casino Revenue -- Again

    Moral of today's appellate court ruling: Nobody gets between St. Louis County and its casino revenue!​A south-county fire district has lost, again, in its attempt to grab a share of revenue from the River City Casino.In an opinion issued today, the Eastern District of the Missouri Court of App ... More >>

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    August 31, 2010

    Win, Lose or Draw: St. Louis Casino Bid Great for Area Hikers, Bikers

    www.greatrivers.infoPath over the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge​The Great Rivers Greenway today announced that it's struck a deal with a casino developer that wants to build a new gaming facility in north St. Louis. The deal has the GRG donating a small chunk of land near the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge ... More >>

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    August 22, 2010

    HOME Nightclub Closed

    Deadmau5 at Home Nightclub, September 2008. Photo by Vikram Singh.​As of today, HOME Nightclub is closed, according to a statement released this morning. The reason given was the club's inability "to sustain profitability." (Full release after the jump.) Since opening in December 2007, the ven ... More >>

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    August 17, 2010

    St. Louis Gets Just One Bid for New Casino; Koman Group Also Operates Casino Queen

    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 >>

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    June 25, 2010

    President Casino Craps Out; Brown Water to Blame

    Image Via​The 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 >>

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    May 24, 2010

    A Visit to Burger Brothers at River City Casino

    Ian FroebBurger and fries at Burger Brothers in River City Casino​At 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 >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Mayor Slay Has Words for Missouri Gaming Commission: Don't You Dare Sink This Ship

    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 >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Gaming Commission Torpedoes President Casino

    danesnotesonboats.blogspot.comThe S.S. Admiral a.k.a. President Casino​As 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 >>

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    January 20, 2010

    Bop 'Til You Drop with Rick Springfield at the Boogie Ball

    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 >>

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    December 30, 2009
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    October 15, 2008

    Jean Therapy

    New denim, new outlook

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    October 9, 2008

    Tonight: Kettles & Keg Chili & Salsa Cook-Off

    No plans tonight? Like chili? Don't mind a drive to St. Charles? Want to support a good cause? Check out the Kettles & Keg Chili & Salsa Cook-Off to benefit Willows Way, which supports those with development disabilities, tonight at Ameristar Casino. My colleague Alison Sieloff has more info right h ... More >>

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    October 8, 2008

    Feelin' Hot, Hot, Hot

    And a little chili

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    June 11, 2008
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    February 6, 2008