New Casino Now Open in Cape Girardeau

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.

© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS St. Louis

Live Inspired
Photography In A Flash

Listen Live