Could water baptize a river district as a entertainment and casino destination and attract tourists? Officials with Yankton Area Progressive Growth (YAPG) believe it could.
Former State Senator Bernie Hunhoff speaks concerning the proposed Port Yankton task that includes a casino. It is being arranged by Yankton Area modern Growth group as well as its president John Kramer (left).
The group provided a plan earlier this week to build a place near the Missouri River that would add a casino, restaurants, music space, river access, convention space, waterparks, retail area, a downtown marina as well as an excursion boat to compliment the historic structures already there. The cost is between $30-50 million and would be privately funded by investors.
‚We’re continuing to broaden our mission a bit that is little realizing, from a workforce point of view, we absolutely need individuals,‘ YAPG chairman Rob Stephenson said. ‚We really require people who want to live and stay static in Yankton.‘
Modeled After Deadwood
The casino would add 500 slot machines and 10 table games, and along with hotel revenue, would bring in a estimated $32-$40 million annually. Deadwood, which has had controversy surrounding expansion, has seven gaming spots to make bets within the historic town where Wild Bill Hickok was shot dead at a poker table in 1876.
YAPG president John Kramer said the entertainment center would be much mor Weiterlesen