No Casino For Rockaway Beach

1 decade 1 year 10 months ago Monday, November 19 2007 Nov 19, 2007 Monday, November 19, 2007 2:27:58 AM CST November 19, 2007 in News
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The only group still proposing to build a casino in the Lake Taneycomo town has told city officials it's no longer interested. The Majestic Star Casino notified the mayor and the gaming committee last week that it would not be pursuing any possible gaming opportunity in the city. Mayor Larry Cline said that essentially means that gaming in Rockaway Beach is a dead issue. In 2004, a state ballot measure to allow casino gambling in the Lake Taneycomo resort town failed after facing stiff opposition from some residents and nearby Branson. Casino gambling in Missouri currently is limited to areas along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. Any changes would require voter approval of a Constitutional amendment.

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