FTC Moves to Block Pinnacle-Ameristar Casino Deal

The Federal Trade Commission says that bet would violate United States anti-trust law, and hurt consumers.


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Quinn Approves of Illinois Gambling Expansion Plan

Quinn says its “imperative” that the gaming board oversees a Chicago casino as well as slot machine that could end up in Chicago’s two airports.


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Illinois State Senator Expects ‘Rapid Pace’ For Gambling Bill

While not ruling out anything, Sen. Terry Link said it would be similar to his previous proposal of five new casinos.


Carjacking At Casino Leads To Long Police Pursuit

Carjacking in Lemay, arrests made in north St. Louis County


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Hollywood Casino, Formerly Harrah’s In Maryland Heights, Open For Business

Casino officials snip the ribbon to allow gamers to try out 2,100 slots machines and 70 table games.


Rendering of Isle of Capri Casino

New Casino Now Open in Cape Girardeau

Missouri’s 13th casino is now open for business.


Cape Girardeau awarded casino license

St. Louis County Casino at Odds Over Taxes

The two sides argued their case Thursday before the county Board of Equalization.


Cape Girardeau awarded casino license

St. Louis-Area Casinos Post Revenue Increase in June

Combined the St. Louis-area casinos made a $96.2 million in June.


6/26/12-Crime scene investigators with the St. Louis County Sheriff's Department work the scene where the body of a young woman was found lying in the street in the 200 block of Wachtel (Lemay) early Tuesday morning. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

UPDATE: Woman’s Body Identified

Body of woman in her 20′s found in road not far from River City casino.


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Illinois Lawmakers Approve More Casinos

Illinois lawmakers have approved a major expansion of legalized gambling for the second year in a row. But there’s little indication last year’s roadblock Gov. Pat Quinn is willing to let it through this time.