New Casino Now Open in Cape Girardeau

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Rendering of Isle of Capri Casino

Rendering of Isle of Capri Casino

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s 13th casino is now open for business.

The Missouri Gaming Commission gave final approval Tuesday, and moments later the new $135 million Isle of Capri casino opened in Cape Girardeau. Missouri has a cap of 13 casino licenses and all are now operating.

First-day visitors lined around part of the casino waiting to get inside the facility that includes five restaurants, nearly 1,000 slot machines and table games. The casino employs 725.

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