New BR casino set for 2011

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Posted: Oct 20, 2009 11:35 AM by Jessica Dunne
Source: WBRZ/Associated Press

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Topics: casino, Pinnacle, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Gaming Control Board, gaming, riverboat

A new casino is set to open in Baton Rouge in 2011. The Louisiana Gaming Control Board has approved a schedule for Pinnacle Entertainment's proposed facility.

The $250 million project has been delayed over the past year because national credit markets have been on lock down. Pinnacle officials say the company extended a major draw down credit account that will provide more financing.

Baton Rouge has two other riverboat casinos.

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