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Bossier Police Jury sets special election for casino vote

The 400-room hotel would be build on the parking lot portion of a Bossier City-owned landfill The 400-room hotel would be build on the parking lot portion of a Bossier City-owned landfill
The "Margaritaville" casino would be built next door to the Bass Pro Shops near the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City The "Margaritaville" casino would be built next door to the Bass Pro Shops near the Louisiana Boardwalk in Bossier City
Paul Alamis with Paradise Casinos, LLC presents casino proposal to Bossier City Council - June 22, 2011 Paul Alamis with Paradise Casinos, LLC presents casino proposal to Bossier City Council - June 22, 2011
BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) -

The Bossier Parish Police Jury has set a date for voters to decide whether a new casino will be built on the Red River.  In a unanimous vote Wednesday afternoon, the police jury approved of holding a special election on November, 19th.

Paradise Casino plans to build a Jimmy Buffet-branded "Margaritaville" casino hotel and pavilion on the parking lot portion of a city-owned landfill between Bass Pro Shop on the Louisiana Boardwalk and a proposed David Toms golf course.

There are still several hurdles before the area could see a sixth boat. Paradise Casino, LLC must present their economic impact and market studies to the Louisiana Gaming Board in July before being considered for approval of a "change of berth" for their license.  If the license change is approved, the proposal will go before the voters.

 


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