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1. A Century Old, Yet New 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.

2. A New Cross-Border Battle 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...

3. A Postcard from Old Kansas City A Postcard from Old Kansas City November/9/1968 Photo and article about the Elm Ridge Race Track, in operation from 1904 to 1906 "a block east of the Paseo between Fifty-ninth and Sixty-third streets," closed because of the ban on gambling and next...

4. A Windfall for Kansas 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...

5. Another Shocker for Kansas City Another Shocker for Kansas City May/15/1950 Many photos of court appearances and buildings of organized crime members involved with the murdered men, Binaggio and Gargotta.

6. Argosy Casino Argosy Casino 1999 Street side view of Argosy Casino entrance and marquee. Located in Riverside, Missouri, adjacent to the Missouri River.

7. Argosy Casino Argosy Casino 1999 Exterior, roadside view of the front entrance to Argosy Casino located in Riverside , Missouri.

8. As Tulips in Spring As Tulips in Spring March 29, 1935 Article about the operations at "two gambling enterprises" at the southeast corner of 12th and Baltimore Avenues and at the formerly "famous gambling joint at 1107 Baltimore avenue."

9. Big Turnout Opens Sam's Town Complex Big Turnout Opens Sam's Town Complex September/14/1995 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.

10. Biography of Charles Binaggio (1909-1950), Political Boss and Gangster Biography of Charles Binaggio (1909-1950), Political Boss and Gangster 1999

11. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

12. Biography of Henry Francis McElroy (1865-1939), City Manager Biography of Henry Francis McElroy (1865-1939), City Manager 1999

13. Biography of Herbert S. Hadley (1872-1927), Governor Biography of Herbert S. Hadley (1872-1927), Governor 2003

14. Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure 2007

15. Biography of Lydia Conley (1874-1946), Guardian of Huron Cemetery Biography of Lydia Conley (1874-1946), Guardian of Huron Cemetery 1999

16. Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner Biography of Milton Morris (1911-1983), Nightclub Owner 1999

17. Biography of Nick Civella (1912-1983), Crime Boss Biography of Nick Civella (1912-1983), Crime Boss 1999

18. Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" Biography of Thomas Pendergast (1873-1945), Business Owner and "Political Boss" 1999

19. Bridge Carries Pedestrians To Kansas City's Beginnings Bridge Carries Pedestrians To Kansas City's Beginnings November/6/2002 Story on the recently completed Town of Kansas Bridge located near of the intersection of 2nd and Main Streets in the River Market area. The bridge is 635 feet long and reaches to a three-story overlook...

20. Business Playing Its Cards Right 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...