October 27, 2010
Trent Summers, a proponent of building a new riverboat casino in Cape Girardeau, Mo., poses for a photo at the site of the proposed casino. Voters will consider on Nov. 2 whether to allow a licensed casino in the city while Missouri regulators consider proposals from several cities for the state's last available casino license.
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — For some in Cape Girardeau, a proposed casino project is a beacon of economic growth for the city’s downtown. For others, it offers false promise and is likely to spur addiction and divorce while draining profits from existing businesses.