Nixon said the bill would have weakened laws that keep minors out of casinos, though the industry had promoted the measure as a greater deterrent to underage gambling.
In a deal between Pinnacle Entertainment and the Federal Trade Commission, the Lumiere Place Casino and Hotels is for sale in downtown St. Louis.
Visitors at Isle Casino Cape Girardeau dropped 42 percent in May from a peak of 123,000 in March.
The Federal Trade Commission says that bet would violate United States anti-trust law, and hurt consumers.
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.
While not ruling out anything, Sen. Terry Link said it would be similar to his previous proposal of five new casinos.
Carjacking in Lemay, arrests made in north St. Louis County
Casino officials snip the ribbon to allow gamers to try out 2,100 slots machines and 70 table games.
Missouri’s 13th casino is now open for business.
The two sides argued their case Thursday before the county Board of Equalization.