Shreveport casino bid could sink prospects for Chalmette riverboat

Hoeschen, Brad L.F.
August 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/19/96, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p10
Reports on Hollywood Casino Corp. and DeBartolo Entertainment Co.'s unveiling of a $220 million casino project in Bossier City, Louisiana threatening New Orleans Steamboat Co.'s $35 million casino bid for Chalmette, Louisiana. Available license abandoned by Circus Circus Casinos in 1995; Possible ban on casino development from individual parishes that reject the gambling vessels.


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