Kansas Star’s June gambling take: $14.4 million
The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane reported $14.4 million in gambling revenue in June. That’s down from its May revenue of $15.1 million.
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article Kansas Star Casino earned $17.2 million in April, says Lottery
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino earned $17.2 million in gambling revenue in April, down from the record $19 million it earned in March, according to figures released...
article Boyd Gaming highlights robust results at Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino has generated solid revenue since opening its permanent, expanded casino, and visitation should increase when the property’s...
article Kansas Star Casino tops $180 million in gambling revenue for 2012
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino has had to kick in an extra 2 percent in state taxes after exceeding $180 million in gambling revenue during its fiscal year of Jan. 1...
article Kansas Star Casino posts another record month
(Kansas) -- By the Kansas Lottery's calculations, the casino recorded just more than $19 million in gambling revenue last month. A friendly calendar helped the...
article Kansas Star Casino posts best month since opening
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in February recorded its highest monthly gambling revenue since opening in 2011, according to figures released by the Kansas Lottery.
article Kansas Star Casino shines in Boyd Gaming conference call
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino’s strong performance and the outlook for its future came up Monday in a conference call its operator, Boyd Gaming Corp., had...
article Kansas Star sees higher gambling revenue in January
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino bucked a trend by finishing with higher gambling revenue in January than in December, according to the latest figures from the Kansas...
article Kansas Star’s bigger casino equals bigger revenue
(Kansas) -- The new Kansas Star Casino took in about $800,000 more in gambling revenue last month than was recorded in the smaller, temporary casino in January 2012.
article Mulvane Police Bust Suspected Prostitute At Casino Hotel
(Kansas) -- A year-old Wichita woman faces misdemeanor charges after she was arrested on suspicion of prostitution at the hotel at the Kansas Star Casino.
article Suspected prostitute solicits for customers at the Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- An undercover investigation lands a Wichita woman in jail on charges of prostitution. Mulvane Police say she was soliciting for customers at the Kansas Star...
article Suspected prostitute solicits Kansas Star Casino customers
(Kansas) -- Authorities are investigating a prostitute soliciting customers in the parking lot of the Kansas Star Casino. Mulvane Police say about a week ago they...
article Super slots at the Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- In the category of interesting factoid, the amount of “win” per slot machine per day — or what the casino holds after payouts — is...
article One year later the Kansas Star Casino surprises some, disappoints others
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino has meant lower taxes, money for students and teachers, and even lower electric bills. In just one year, the casino has had an impact...
article Kansas Star Casino’s December gambling revenue: $15.8 million
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino generated $15.8 million in gambling revenue last month, the Kansas Lottery reported Wednesday.
article Casino honors Enid native
(Kansas) -- In celebration of its recent ownership change, Kansas Star Casino is honoring Boyd Gaming’s co-founder, Sam Boyd, with a tribute to his hometown.
article Boyd Gaming executives like what they see at Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- Officials from Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. came to Mulvane today to see the newly finished Kansas Star Casino, a key element of their recently...
article Kansas Star Casino working on reception
(Kansas) -- Visitors to the Kansas Star Casino have found it frustrating that their cell phones often don’t work while they’re there, but the casino is...
article Sale of Kansas Star Casino brings Boyd Gaming chief closer to his roots
(Kansas) -- Bill Boyd was intrigued by the idea of managing a casino in Kansas. The 81-year-old patriarch of Boyd Gaming, a prominent figure in Las Vegas gambling...
article Kansas Star Casino changes its chips
(Kansas) -- People who still have gambling chips from the Kansas Star Casino before it was bought by Boyd Gaming have until Jan. 19 to turn them in.
article Kansas Star Casino opens rest of permanent casino
(Kansas) -- It’s finally open — or, more accurately, completely open. Two years after the state of Kansas approved a proposal to build the Kansas Star Casino...
article Kansas Star to open full casino floor Friday
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star opens its full casino floor to the public Friday, and the business will be operating at full capacity for the first time since opening last...
article Kansas Star’s November gambling revenue: $14.6 million
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino generated $14.6 million in gambling revenue last month, just below the $14.75 million it reported in October.
article Kansas Star Casino reopens in its permanent home
(Kansas) -- Mulvane's Kansas Star Casino partially reopened after a two day shut down. Workers moved all of the games and slot machines out of the temporary building...
article Mulvane casino revenue exceeds expectations
(Kansas) -- Revenue from the Kansas Star Casino's first 10 months in operation has exceeded the revenue earned by the two other casinos in Kansas in about the same...
article Mulvane casino revenue exceeds expectations
(Kansas) -- Lottery officials say revenue from the Kansas Star Casino's first 10 months in operation has exceeded the revenue earned by the two other casinos in...
article Kansas Star Casino’s economic impact strong in first year of operation
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino marks its first year in business this month. From its opening on Dec. 20, 2011, through the end of October, the casino had earned $158...
article Kansas Star Casino prepares new gaming floor
(Kansas) -- In just under three hours, the Kansas Star Casino will be shut down temporarily. The Kansas Star Casino will close at midnight tonight to prepare for a...
article Kansas Star temporarily closes at midnight
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino will be temporarily closing its doors at midnight Sunday as they prepare to move into their new, permanent facility.
article Kansas Star Casino sets opening date for new casino
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino is opening some of its new casino next week, on Wednesday, Dec. 12. That’s 12-12-12.
article Kansas Star plans to open part of permanent casino next week
(Kansas) -- Officials at the Kansas Star Casino said Tuesday that part of its permanent casino will open Dec. 12 as it transitions gaming operations from temporary...
article Casino is the spot for some Kansans on Thanksgiving
(Kansas) -- Wesley Myers was carrying on a Thanksgiving tradition by himself on Thursday at the Kansas Star Casino.
article Kansas Star's management transition complete
(Kansas) -- Boyd Gaming Corp. said Tuesday that it has completed its 1.45 billion acquisition of Peninsula Gaming, the operator of the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane.
article Boyd Gaming Gains Final Regulatory Approval; to Close on Peninsula Buy Nov. 20
(Kansas) -- Friday, November 16, in Dodge City the Kansas Gaming and Racing Commission gave final regulatory approval for Boyd Gaming's (NYSE: BYD) purchase of...
article Kansas Star Casino approved for purchase
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission approved the acquisition of Peninsula Gaming, LLC. by Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp.
article Kansas panel grants final approval to Boyd Gaming-Peninsula merger
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission on Friday unanimously approved Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp.’s suitability to manage the Kansas Star Casino...
article Kansas Lottery approves gaming companies merger
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Lottery Commission has approved a change of management for the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane.
article Kansas Star Casino’s October winnings edge higher
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino produced $14.75 million in gambling revenue last month, according to a Kansas Lottery report.
article Kansas Star buyer reports lower earnings
(Kansas) -- Boyd Gaming Corp., which is buying the Kansas Star Casino’s parent company, Peninsula Gaming LLC, said Thursday that it lost $15.8 million, or 18 cents...
article Kansas Star fuels Peninsula’s earnings gains
(Kansas) -- Kansas Star Casino continued to pump up earnings for its parent company, Peninsula Gaming LLC, which reported $17.2 million in net income in its third...
article Guests get first look at Hampton Inn at Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- In preparation for the upcoming opening of the permanent Kansas Star Casino, the Hampton Inn and Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino opened its doors for its...
article Hampton Inn & Suites opens doors at Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- The Hampton Inn & Suites at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane was scheduled to open at 3 p.m. Tuesday, marking yet another milestone for the casino...
article Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway revenue drops, but NASCAR events approach
(Kansas) -- Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway saw flagging revenue again in September, according to data from the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission. But October...
article Local casino revenue down slightly for September
(Kansas) -- Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway revenues were down slightly for September, Kansas Lottery officials reported during a meeting today. Revenues at the...
article Kansas Star casino creates scholarships for community colleges
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino will give $50,000 in scholarship funds each to Butler Community College, Cowley County Community College and the Wichita State...
article Kansas Star Casino Still Hiring
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino is still looking to hire several hundred new employees. They first announced they were expanding their work force in August. The...
article City of Mulvane maps out spending casino cash
(Kansas) -- The cash is rolling in from the Kansas Star Casino. "Well, we will not be buying a new fleet of Mercedes," says Mulvane City Manager Kent Hixson.
article Kansas Star Casino exceeding revenue expectations
(Kansas) -- After another strong month of gaming revenue production, the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane continues to easily exceed first-year revenue projections by state...
article Kansas Star’s August gambling take: $15.7 million
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino churned out $15.7 million in gambling revenue last month, according to a report from the Kansas Lottery. That makes August the best...
article Kansas Star Casino restaurants have names, chefs
(Kansas) -- We’ve always known that the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane would be full of restaurants once the permanent building was complete.
article Kansas Star Casino gives teachers 'reward' cards
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino is giving back to students and teachers. On Wednesday, $500 'reward' cards were handed out to teachers in the Sumner County...
article Kansas Star government contributions adding up
(Kansas) -- Kansas Star Casino has given more than $1 million each to Sumner County, Sedgwick County and the city of Mulvane since the casino opened in December,...
article Kansas Star Casino gives some back-to-school help
(Kansas) -- Some of the money gamblers have been shoving into the slot machines at the Kansas Star Casino is starting to trickle into the schools of Sumner County.
article Mulvane casino looking for 400 workers
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane is looking for 400 more workers as it prepares to open a permanent casino and hotel.
article Casino Donating Money To Teachers For Classroom Supplies
(Kansas) -- Teachers in the Sumner County and Mulvane school districts can apply to receive $500 reward cards to purchase supplies for their classrooms.
article Mulvane gets a windfall from casino profits
(Kansas) -- After learning their property taxes and electric bills are going down, families in Mulvane will soon be getting some cash from the Kansas Star Casino to help...
article Mulvane property owners hitting the jackpot
(Kansas) -- When Sumner County voters approved the idea of a destination casino way back in December 2005, one of the strongest arguments was its potential to lower...
article Kansas Star’s June gambling take: $14.4 million
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane reported $14.4 million in gambling revenue in June. That’s down from its May revenue of $15.1 million.
article Kansas Star Casino revenue prompts property-tax reduction in Mulvane
(Kansas) -- The new Kansas Star Casino is starting to pay off for Mulvane residents, who can expect their property taxes and utility rates to fall next year because of...
article Mulvane May Cut Local Property Tax Levy 10 Percent
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino has been in operation for just short of seven months, but a nearby community says it is already noticing positive effects.
article Casino revenue prompts Mulvane to lower property taxes
(Kansas) -- Just like Randy Nelson could use a break from the heat, he'd take a drop in taxes too. He'll at least catch some slack in his property tax. The...
article Kansas Star Casino Construction Benefiting Contractors, City of Mulvane
(Kansas) -- Construction of the Kansas Star Casino is continuing to move forward, as well as bringing more than $100 million to Kansas-based contractors.
article Kansas Star Casino construction contracts pass $100 million mark
(Kansas) -- More than $109 million and counting. That’s the value of construction contracts awarded at the Kansas Star Casino since construction began on the...
article Kansas Star Casino’s May take: $15.1 million
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino south of Wichita netted $15.1 million in gambling revenue last month, bringing its total take since opening Dec. 20 to about $84.5...
article Revenue Up For Kansas Star Casino In May
(Kansas) -- Business continues to be good at the Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane. The Kansas Lottery reports the casino collected a net of $15.1 million gambling revenue...
article Kansas Star casino nets $15.1 million in May
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane netted $15.1 million in gambling revenue in May, according to the Kansas Lottery. That was up from the $14.5 million that...
article Mulvane Police Chief Requests More Officers
(Kansas) -- Mulvane needs more police officers. The city's 911 call load is up and they've seen a dramatic rise in the number of arrests. "First five months...
article Kansas Star Casino’s new owner is bigger, more diversified, with reputation as good corporate citizen
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino will be in the hands of a much larger operator later this year, when Boyd Gaming Corp. is expected to complete its purchase of...
article Casino keeping Mulvane police officers busy
(Kansas) -- Months after the opening of Kansas Star Casino, the Mulvane Police Department is making more arrests.
article Boyd-Peninsula deal won’t affect state’s stake in Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- The state of Kansas and local governments shouldn’t notice any change after the planned acquisition later this year of Peninsula Gaming LLC, which...
article Kansas Star Casino’s success translates to early scholarships
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino has jumped out to a quick start financially, posting $50 million in casino revenue in its first full quarter of operation before many...
article Kansas Star Casino to hire 300 more for summer
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino announced Monday they plan to hire 300 workers, as the facility starts its second phase of expansion.
article Sumner County authorities feel impact of casino
(Kansas) -- Authorities say for the two months the Kansas Star Casino has been open, the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office has gotten 22 calls, compared to last year...
article Casino nets $21.6 million in first weeks
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane brought in $21.6 million in gambling revenue through January. The Kansas Lottery said Monday that the total includes...
article First gaming revenues results available from Kansas
(Kansas) -- Casino gaming is rolling along in Kansas. The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, which opened the day after Christmas, netted $21.6 million in gambling revenue...
article Kansas Star Casino nets $21.6 million in first few weeks
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, which opened to the public the day after Christmas, netted $21.6 million in gambling revenue through January, according to...
article County watching casino traffic on South Hydraulic
(Kansas) -- Since the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane opened late last month, traffic on South Hydraulic near the Sedgwick County line has increased roughly 80 percent...
article Mulvane to begin planning process on how to use casino money
(Kansas) -- The addition of the Kansas Star Casino, will mean the addition of about a $500,000 a year in Mulvane. "That money would go great for the education end...
article Casino Scholarships Benefit Graduating Seniors
(Kansas) -- "If you can somehow get $1,000 that's not out of your own pocket, it will help immensely," said Matthew Kreidler, senior at Mulvane High School.
article Mulvane is getting more than casino, officials say
(Kansas) -- Mulvane is getting a lot more than a casino, say local officials and real estate agents.The Kansas Turnpike’s Mulvane interchange will see plenty of...
article Mulvane Business Owners Reporting "Pop" In Business
(Kansas) -- The new Kansas Star Casino is already seems to be paying off. The Kansas Lottery says the casino cashed-in more than $3 million through its first eight days...
article Peninsula's Kansas casino off to hot start
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino, run by Dubuque-based Peninsula Gaming LLC, has netted $3.25 million in its first few days of operation. The casino, which is located...
article Neighbors of Kansas Star Casino adjusting to changes
(Kansas) -- When it was all farmland, Jim Ross could go out in his backyard at night to be swallowed by a pitch black sky and bask in country living. His nights are now...
article Casino amenities abound
(Kansas) -- Add the ringing of slot machines to the cacophony of New Year’s celebrations in south-central Kansas.The Kansas Star Casino, which opened here the day...
article 12,000 people apply for casino jobs, 50 still available
(Kansas) -- More applicants are needed for jobs at the Kansas Star Casino. The casino still needs about 50 employees, mainly dealers for table games. Once they hire the...
article Kansas Star casino nets $3.25 million in first eight days
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino netted $3.25 million in gaming revenue though its first eight days of operation, according to the Kansas Lottery. Those days included...
article Sedgwick County and Mulvane sign fire agreement for casino
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane has been burning things up since it opened Monday, with thousands of people flocking to the slot machines and gaming...
article Park City tribal casino a nightmare in Kansas Star's dreams
(Kansas) -- Feuding over the Wyandotte Nation's plan for a casino in Park City percolates with no amicable end in sight.
article Casino starting strong
(Kansas) -- Like the studies and Sumner County vote that preceded it, the crowd of thousands greeting the Kansas Star Casino’s opening Monday signaled a strong...
article Kansas Star Casino still needs employees
(Kansas) -- Kansas Star Casino needs about 60 to 70 more employees to be able to operate around the clock, General Manager Scott Cooper said Tuesday, one day after the...
article Large crowd turns out for casino's grand opening
(Kansas) -- A crowd of more than 6,000 people visited the Kansas Star Casino during its grand opening day Monday. KAKE News reports the casino, on the Kansas Turnpike at...
article Mulvane casino hopes to be rising star for Kansas
(Kansas) -- Pace of construction at Kansas Star Casino reflects brisk movements of competition horses who will eventually dominate the venue that is now a kaleidoscope...
article New Kansas Star Casino opens near Wichita
(Kansas) -- Sumner County’s long-awaited Kansas Star Casino opened the day after Christmas to long lines, The Wichita Eagle reports.
article OP/ED: Casino crowd / In the season of hope, thousands of people flocked to a new casino near Wichita Monday in hopes of coming out a winner.
(Kansas) -- Maybe it was something about the holiday season that made hope spring eternal Monday in Mulvane. On the first Christmas, wise men and shepherds followed a...
article Kansas casino sees 1,000 guests in first few minutes
(Kansas) -- After a few days of allowing only players card members inside, the general public is now allowed in to take a chance at winning some cash at the Kansas Star...
article Large Crowd Turns Out For Kansas Star Casino Grand Opening
(Kansas) -- More than 6,000 people walked through the doors of the casino today but it was the jobs created that many were thankful for this year. "I just won $1,...
article Lines greet Kansas Star Casino as it opens to public
(Kansas) -- After five years of wrangling, bidding, annexing and zoning, casino gambling opened to the public in Sumner County this morning.
article Mulvane casino a big hit on opening day
(Kansas) -- Whether hard core gamblers, penny slot players or mere curiousity seekers, people flocked to the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane on its first day open to the...
article Kansas Star Casino questions and answers
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane opens at 8 a.m. Monday. Here’s what to expect:
article Sumner Co. casino traffic is on law enforcement’s radar
(Kansas) -- Flashing lights, rows of slot machines and gaming tables are expected to bring swarms of people to the new Kansas Star Casino, but that also means a heavy...
article Who all gets a piece of casino money?
(Kansas) -- The one thing a casino does well is make money, and the new Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane which opens Monday isn’t likely to be any different....
article For early visitors, Kansas Star Casino looks like a winner
(Kansas) -- Area residents have started trying their luck at the new Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane ahead of the official opening Monday, and many expressed relief...
article Gamblers test their luck at new Kansas casino in advance of its official opening Monday
(Kansas) -- Dice are rolling and slots machines are dinging at a new south-central Kansas casino, even though its official opening isn't until Monday.
article Kansas Star Casino opens to VIP members
(Kansas) -- While it technically doesn't officially open until the day after Christmas, the Kansas Star Casino is allowing gamblers to come inside and risk real...
article Local bingo parlor worried about casino competition
(Kansas) -- The soft opening of the new "Kansas Star Casino" in Mulvane attracted thousands of gamblers. But that's hurting at least one type business here...
article Location proving to be popular for Sumner County Casino
(Kansas) -- The Sumner County Casino is open for business. Players club members are already gambling at the Kansas Star Casino as a way to get staff trained for major...
article New Kansas Casino Donates $147K To Charities
(Kansas) -- The operator of the new state-owned casino in south-central Kansas says it's donating a total of $147,000 to seven charities. The money represents the...
article New Mulvane casino donates $147K in revenues from test run to south-central Kansas charities
(Kansas) -- The operator of the new state-owned casino in south-central Kansas says it's donating a total of $147,000 to seven charities.
article Sumner County casino opens to VIP members
(Kansas) -- During a practice gambling session at the Kansas Star Casino, the casino generated $147,113. The controlled demonstration was required by the Kansas Racing...
article Kansas Star Casino certified to open Dec. 26
(Kansas) -- State gambling regulators have given final approval for the Kansas Star Casino to open for business Dec. 26.
article Kansas Star Casino certified to open early to members
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane can open as planned the day after Christmas – with sneak previews for players club members later this week –...
article Kansas Star Casino dining options to start simple, then expand
(Kansas) -- When the Kansas Star Casino opens next week in its temporary facility — eventually to become its equestrian building — the menu will be fairly...
article Kansas Star Casino receives final certification
(Kansas) -- Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission Executive Director Richard Petersen-Klein announced today that the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane is certified to open to...
article Wichita prepares for Casino Opening
(Kansas) -- The walls at Wichita's Visitors and Convention Bureau are lined with brochures and pamphlets of fun things to do around town; Botanica, the Zoo, and...
article A final test for the Kansas Star Casino before grand opening
(Kansas) -- In a scene that's sure to be repeated in the coming weeks and months, the parking lots at the Kansas Star Casino were packed Friday, as invited guests...
article Casino ready for ‘controlled demonstration’
(Kansas) -- Scott Cooper didn’t expect to get much sleep last night. He was cramming for the gaming equivalent of a final exam.
article Sumner County gets a casino after years of waiting
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star casino opens four years after lawmakers and Sumner County voters approved expanded gambling. During the years, a lot of time and millions of...
article Casino ready for ‘controlled demonstration’
(Kansas) -- Scott Cooper didn’t expect to get much sleep last night. He was cramming for the gaming equivalent of a final exam.
article Gaming commission allows Kansas Star Casino to open for demonstration
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino cleared several legal hurdles on Monday and impressed state regulators who toured the facility. The Kansas Racing and Gaming...
article Gaming Commission Approves Casino Security Plans
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission has approved security and surveillance plans for the state's newest casino. The commission approved the security...
article Kansas Casino Aims For Dec. 26 Opening
(Kansas) -- Kansas' second state-owned casino is on track to open by the end of the year, thanks partly to good weather during construction. Iowa-based Peninsula...
article Kansas Star Casino Offers Preview
(Kansas) -- After breaking ground in March, the Kansas Star Casino has completed phase one of its project, which includes the temporary casino facility.
article Casino preparing for next week’s test run
(Kansas) -- As nondescript as a warehouse on the outside, the new Kansas Star Casino offers Las Vegas atmosphere on the inside two weeks before its scheduled opening.
article Kansas Star Casino may be open sooner than expected
(Kansas) -- December 26, that's the day Kansas Star Casino officials are targeting to have the temporary, Arena Casino open for business, but they are excited at the...
article Kansas Star Casino opening has competitors staying focused
(Kansas) -- Sometimes, competition is a good thing. So says Dave Albrecht about the Kansas Star Casino, which is anticipated to open to the public later this month on...
article Kansas Star provides sneak peek of casino in advance of Dec. 26 opening
(Kansas) -- Kansas Star Casino’s 1,300-plus slot machines are powered up, table game dealers are honing their skills and kitchens are ready to start cranking out...
article New Kan. casino may draw 2 million-plus visitors
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star casino is making last-minute preparations as its Dec. 26 opening date nears. General manager Scott Cooper told reporters Friday during a tour...
article New Kansas casino projected to draw 2 million-plus visitors, ring up $150 million its 1st year
(Kansas) -- Twinkling lights from more than 1,300 silent slot machines and 32 table games filled the casino floor. But the only game in play Friday was strictly for...
article Take a look inside the Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- After years of referendum votes, cancelled commitments, and politicking over placement, it took just months for a temporary casino to finish construction.
article Kan. casino regulators meet next week in Mulvane
(Kansas) -- The board that regulates Kansas casinos is having its next meeting in Mulvane, near the site of a state-owned gambling complex that's set to open early...
article Kansas Star Casino plans to open right after Christmas
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane announces plans to open early. It had planned to open early next year, but officials say good weather during construction...
article New Kansas casino aims for Dec. 26 opening
(Kansas) -- The company that will operate the newest Kansas casino says it's now aiming for an opening the day after Christmas. Peninsula Gaming is building and...
press release JCM Global Wins Bill Validator RFP at Kansas Star Casino
(Las Vegas) -- JCM Global, the world leader in currency bill validation equipment, is continuing its year-long winning streak, beating the competition in an RFP to place...
article Kansas Star casino plans to open Dec. 26
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane plans to open to the public the day after Christmas, if it clears a few regulatory hurdles. Iowa-based Peninsula Gaming,...
article Differing opinions on roundabouts near new Sumner County casino
(Kansas) -- While the Kansas Star Casino won't be open for a few more weeks, the exits for the attraction are ready to go. "After you've been through it one...
article Kansas Star Casino close to opening
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino now hopes to be open by New Year’s Eve. An exclusive, invite-only list of gambling customers will be allowed in next week on Dec...
article Possible deal on land near new casino
(Kansas) -- A prominent Wichita commercial developer has tied up over fifteen acres of land across from the Kansas Star Casino being built near Mulvane.
article Wichita developer puts contract on land near casino
(Kansas) -- A prominent Wichita commercial developer has tied up a key piece of land near Mulvane’s Kansas Star Casino as his partnership group studies the land...
article Casino Prompts Development Talks For Other Communities
(Kansas) -- As construction continues on the Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane, local officials brainstorm ways towns in both Sedgwick and Sumner counties can benefit from...
article Group seeks regional benefit from Kansas Star Casino
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino is opening its first phase in January near Mulvane, but other communities in the area are hoping the casino's economic impact will...
article New casino could open by end of the year
(Kansas) -- With the Kansas Star Casino ahead of schedule, the business and community leaders in the towns surrounding the site are getting together to figure out the...
article Sedgwick, Sumner county leaders seek regional gains from casino
(Kansas) -- It’s like creating a gift basket. Towns surrounding the new Kansas Star Casino , set to open its first phase in January, have attractions and amenities...
article Applicants hope to score jobs at Mulvane casino
(Kansas) -- Myra Banzet fumbled with a stack of casino chips until she had split them into a series of smaller, evenly stacked piles with one hand, like a real dealer.
article Mulvane will not hire more emergency workers because of casino
(Kansas) -- Mulvane doesn't plan to hire any more police officers or fire fighters when the Kansas Star Casino opens next year. The casino gave money to build a...
article Kansas Star Casino To Hold Employment Open House
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino will hold an employment open house Tuesday, July 26 at the Century II Exhibition Hall in downtown Wichita from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
article Kansas Star Casino to hold job fair
(Kansas) -- If you want to work at the Kansas Star Casino, you'll soon have the chance to learn about what jobs are available. The casino will hold an employment open...
article Kansas Star Casino to hold open house for job applicants
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane will hold an open house for job applicants from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 26 at Century II Exhibition Hall.
article Lottery Commission approves expansion plans for Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino being built near Mulvane will be bigger than previously expected. The Kansas Lottery Commission this week approved several changes in...
article Lottery Commission approves Kansas Star Casino expansion plans
(Kansas) -- Plans for the Kansas Star Casino just got bigger. the Kansas Lottery Commission approved several changes this week that will affect the casino in all three...
article Casino plan getting bigger in Sumner County
(Kansas) -- The Kansas Star Casino will be a little bigger than originally announced. The Kansas Lottery Commission this week approved several expanded amenities for the...
article Lottery OK's additions to Mulvane casino
(Kansas) -- Plans for the Kansas Star Casino just got bigger. The Kansas Lottery Commission approved several changes this week that will affect the casino in all three...
article On the road to the new Mulvane casino
(Kansas) -- When the new casino is open in Mulvane, thousands are expected to hit the roads south. Most on the Turnpike, but those looking to avoid the toll will use...
article A conversation with . . . Scott Cooper
(Kansas) -- Scott Cooper is a casino man. He's spent three decades in the industry, managing new gaming developments across the United States.
article 4,000 apply for jobs at casino
(Kansas) -- Officials from Peninsula Gaming said that as of Thursday the company has received nearly 4,000 online applications for jobs at the Kansas Star Casino in...
article New Kansas casino in Mulvane receives nearly 4,000 online applications for about 575 jobs
(Kansas) -- Officials from Peninsula Gaming say a lot of people want to work at the casino being built in Mulvane. The company says as of Thursday it has received nearly...
article Regulators put Kansas' hard luck casino deadline on autopilot
(Kansas) -- Kansas Lottery Commission members voted Wednesday to extend indefinitely deadlines for applying to develop a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas.
article Kansas Star casino starting to take shape
(Kansas) -- The Sumner County casino that’s under construction by Iowa-based Peninsula Gaming LLC is starting to take shape. Steel erection on the 205,000-square-...
article Kansas House Rejects Casino Challenge
(Kansas) -- After lengthy debate and multiple votes, the House rejected a resolution Thursday that would have directed the Kansas Attor...
article House rejects lawsuit over casino project
(Kansas) -- Kansas legislators who support a state-owned casino south of Wichita narrowly blocked an attempt Thursday to launch a court challenge to regulators'...
article House says no to casino challenge
(Kansas) -- After lengthy debate and multiple votes, the House rejected a resolution that would have directed the Kansas Attorney General to challenge in court a state...
article House vote ends challenge to Mulvane casino
(Kansas) -- After a long debate on jobs, economics and the law, the House narrowly rejected a resolution ordering the attorney general to go to court to challenge the...
article Rare Kansas House Vote May Compel Attorney General to Investigate Casino Contract Posted On April 29, 2011
(Kansas) -- The Kansas House of Representatives is scheduled to vote today on a rare resolution to compel Attorney General Derek Schmidt to investigate whether state law...
article Linder & Associates contract worth $6 million at Mulvane casino
(Kansas) -- Casinos require a lot of electrical work. Think of all those slot machines. Now we know just how much. Linder & Associates Inc. says its contract to...
article Kan. House drops plan to debate possible legal challenge of decision on Wichita-area casino
(Kansas) -- Speaker Mike O'Neal says he doesn't know when the Kansas House will consider intervening in an Iowa company's plans to build a state-owned casino...
article Kan. House won't debate bill to lure new casino
(Kansas) -- Kansas House members refused Monday to take up a bill aimed at attracting a casino to the state's southeast corner, and they may consider intervening in...
article Mulvane casino deal could end up in courts
(Kansas) -- Groundwork has already started for the casino slated for Mulvane just off the Kansas turnpike but some lawmakers want the attorney general of Kansas to step...
article Resolution requiring the AG to sue over Sumner County casino contract to Peninsula Gaming
(Kansas) -- The Kansas House will consider a resolution requiring the attorney general to sue over the state awarding the Sumner County casino contract to Peninsula...
article Work started at Sumner County casino site
(Kansas) -- You can't miss it, whether you're driving by, or for some, looking out your back door. "The casino is right across the street from our back yard...
article Construction can proceed on new Kansas casino
(Kansas) -- Construction of the newest casino in Kansas has cleared several regulatory hurdles, but two state officials are now raising questions about the contract...
article Construction can proceed on new Kan. casino
(Kansas) -- Construction of Kansas' newest casino will kick into high gear, after the Mulvane City Council approved ordinances clearing several procedural issues....
article Mulvane council clears way for casino construction
(Kansas) -- Construction on the Kansas Star casino can proceed at the Mulvane turnpike exit after the Mulvane City Council approved several ordinances Monday. The...
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