he project is expected to include 1,000 slot machines, 28 table games, 3 restaurants, a lounge and terrace overlooking the Mississippi River and a 750-seat event center at an estimated cost of us$ 125 million.
"We thank the Missouri Gaming Commission for their confidence in our project, and greatly appreciate the support of Cape's citizens and elected officials," said Paul Keller, Isle's chief development officer. "This project represents one of the largest economic development projects in the history of Cape Girardeau. Our goal is to build a showpiece for southeast Missouri, enhance the historic downtown area, and bring hundreds of quality jobs to the community. We look forward to working closely with City and State officials as we prepare to begin construction in early summer."