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Isle of Capri Casino
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
2004 Future of Business Awards Kansas City
October 1, 2004
This represents Ingram's first annual Future of Business Awards. Those businesses listed as award winners include: Ameristar Casinos, Inc., CommunityAmerica Credit Union, Datacore, Interconnect Devices,...
A Century Old, Yet New
October 31, 2007
Former Scottish Rite Temple at 7th and Ann streets in Kansas City, Kansas, has been remodeled for a casino. It will be called 7th Street Casino. The Temple dates to 1906.
A New Cross-Border Battle
January 17, 2012
Article featuring Kansas City area casinos including the Ameristar, Argosy Riverside, Harrah's, Isle of Capri, and the brand new Hollywood Casino set to open February 7th in Kansas City, Kansas. Includes...
A Windfall for Kansas
January 28, 2014
Article on revenue and status of casinos and the gaming industry in the Kansas City area. Missouri casinos saw a drop in revenue in 2013, but newer casinos in Kansas, such as the Hollywood Casino in Wyandotte...
Street side view of Argosy Casino entrance and marquee. Located in Riverside, Missouri, adjacent to the Missouri River.
Exterior, roadside view of the front entrance to Argosy Casino located in Riverside , Missouri.
Big Turnout Opens Sam's Town Complex
Article about the opening of Sam's Town, the Kansas City "area's newest--and Kansas City's first--floating casino," partially on the Missouri River.
Biography of Nick Civella (1912-1983), Crime Boss
Business Playing Its Cards Right
November 8, 2005
A company called Gemaco Inc., is featured in the "Best Practices" column. The company manufactures playing cards and gaming table layouts and gaming accessories to about 350 casinos around the world. They...
Casino Revenue a Record
May 9, 2007
According to this article, the Kansas City casino market (including St. Joseph, Missouri) with $751.2 million in annual gross revenue, ranked 13th in the American Gaming Association's annual ranking of...
Casinos Roll the Dice
The vote on Amendment 9, concerning riverboat casinos, known as "boats in moats."
Sign located by the Flamingo Casino. Located at I-35/I-29 and Front Street in Kansas City, Missouri, by the Missouri River.
Exterior view of the Flamingo Casino, looking to the east. Located at I-29/I-35 and Front Street in Kansas City, Missouri, by the Missouri River.
Exterior view of the Flamingo Casino, looking toward the northeast. Located at I-29/I-35 and Front Street in Kansas City, Missouri, by the Missouri River.
Exterior view, looking east, of the Flamingo Casino layout. Located at I-29/I-35 and Front Street in Kansas City, Missouri, by the Missouri River.
March 18, 1905
Illustration of Franklin Crabbs, "president and manager of the Union Bank Note Company, and Director in the Kansas City Life Association," as well as builder and furnisher of "the admirable Kansas City...
Games People Play
Article discussing the effects of the national economy on the local gambling industry. The "loss limit" law is discussed, as are employment opportunities offered by the gaming industry.
Gaming: The Donald Goes West
Photos (of Trump and his casino boat) and biographical article about famous real estate developer Donald Trump and his purchase of the Flamingo Casino (later renamed the Isle of Capri Casino) on the Missouri...
Good Things in Historic Northeast
Photo and caption about "the grand opening of the new Isle of Capri Casino" ("formerly the Flamingo" Casino) in March 2001, with speech and ribbon-cutting by Mayor Kay Barnes.
Harrah's North Kansas City Casino and Hotel
Exterior view of Riverboat Drive, the entrance drive to Harrah's North Kansas City Casino and Hotel. Casino buildings and parking areas in view. Located by the Missouri River, south of 210 Highway between...
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