Harrah's Casino http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Computer Glitch Forces Temporary Closure Of Hollywood Casino http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/computer-glitch-forces-temporary-closure-hollywood-casino <p></p><p>Gaming regulators in Missouri ordered the former Harrah’s casino in Maryland Heights to temporarily close its doors today due to a glitch in its computer systems.</p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 21:17:22 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 6108 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Computer Glitch Forces Temporary Closure Of Hollywood Casino Morning headlines: Friday, August 24, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-august-24-2012 <p><strong>St. Louis police change procedure in light of uptick in violent crime</strong></p><p>Responding to a recent spate of violent crime in some parts of the city that have been thought of as safe, St. Louis police are changing some of their officers' procedures and duties.</p><p>Twenty-three-year-old Megan Boken was fatally shot on Saturday in the Central West End,&nbsp; and several women were robbed at gunpoint near Busch Stadium this week.</p> Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:45:21 +0000 Julie Bierach, Bill Raack & The Associated Press 4396 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, August 24, 2012 Harrah's St. Louis casino to be sold, renamed http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/harrahs-st-louis-casino-be-sold-renamed <p>Caesars Entertainment Corp. says it will sell&nbsp;its Harrah&#39;s hotel-casino outside St. Louis to rival Penn National&nbsp;Gaming for $610 million.</p><p>The <a href="http://bit.ly/IQHxzz">Las Vegas Review-Journal reports</a>&nbsp;Caesars and Penn National gave different reasons for the all-cash&nbsp;transaction that could close later this year.</p><p>Caesars Entertainment Chairman Gary Loveman says the company is&nbsp;looking at other growth markets. Caesars is opening the Horseshoe&nbsp;Casino Cleveland next week and Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati next&nbsp;year.</p> Tue, 08 May 2012 18:55:38 +0000 The Associated Press 3654 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Harrah's St. Louis casino to be sold, renamed Board reverses decision on assessed value of River City Casino http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/board-reverses-decision-assessed-value-river-city-casino <p><em>Updated at 5:20pm with comments from hearing, more details.</em></p><p>The board that hears appeals from St. Louis County taxpayers on the value of their home or business has reversed&nbsp; <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-casinos-assessed-values-cut">its decision to reduce the value of River City Casino</a> in Lemay.</p> Tue, 27 Sep 2011 22:17:04 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Kelsey Proud 2131 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Board reverses decision on assessed value of River City Casino St. Louis County casinos' assessed values cut http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-casinos-assessed-values-cut <p>St. Louis County&#39;s assessor is assailing a board&#39;s decision to cut the assessed value of the county&#39;s two casinos in a move that will cost school, fire and other districts millions of dollars in tax revenue.</p><p>The<a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/article_8f65dcd2-e3b3-11e0-a56e-0019bb30f31a.html"> St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> that the county&#39;s Board of Equalization assessed the value of Harrah&#39;s casino in Maryland Heights at $152 million. That&#39;s down $288 million from the county&#39;s assessment of it May.</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 19:26:25 +0000 The Associated Press 2089 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County casinos' assessed values cut