Could water baptize a river district right into a entertainment and casino destination and attract tourists? Officials with Yankton Area growth that is progressive believe it could.
Former State Senator Bernie Hunhoff speaks in regards to the proposed Port Yankton project that includes a casino. It really is being arranged by Yankton Area growth that is progressive and its own president John Kramer (left).
The team introduced a plan earlier in the day this week to construct an area near the Missouri River that would include a casino, restaurants, music space, river access, meeting space, waterparks, retail room, a downtown marina as well as an excursion watercraft to compliment the historic structures already here. The price is between $30-50 million and would be privately funded by investors.
‘We’re continuing to broaden our mission a little bit and realizing, from a workforce standpoint, we really need people,’ YAPG chairman Rob Stephenson said. ‘We really require people whom want to live and stay in Yankton.’
Modeled After Deadwood
The casino would consist of 500 slots and 10 table games, and along with hotel revenue, would bring within an estimated $32-$40 million annually. Deadwood, which has had controversy expansion that is surrounding has seven gaming spots to make bets within the historic city where crazy Bill Hickok was shot dead at a poker table in 1876.
YAPG president John Kramer stated t […]