Could water baptize a river district in to a casino and activity destination and attract tourists? Officials with Yankton Area growth that is progressive believe it may.
Former State Senator Bernie Hunhoff speaks concerning the proposed Port Yankton project that includes a casino. It’s being organized by Yankton Area modern development team as well as its president John Kramer (left).
The group introduced a plan early in the day this week to construct a place near the Missouri River that would incorporate a casino, restaurants, music space, river access, meeting space, waterparks, retail space, a downtown marina as well as an excursion ship to compliment the historic structures already here. The fee 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 standpoint, we actually need individuals,’ YAPG chairman Rob Stephenson said. ‘We really need people whom want to live and remain in Yankton.’
Modeled After Deadwood
The casino would consist of 500 slot machines and 10 table games, and along with hotel revenue, would bring within an estimated $32-$40 million yearly. Deadwood, which includes had controversy surrounding expansion, has seven gaming spots to make wagers within the historic city where Wild Bill Hickok ended up being shot dead at a poker table in 1876.
YAPG president John Kramer said the Continue reading