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New Cape Girardeau casino expected to open by November 1

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The casino is expected to open two months ahead of schedule The casino is expected to open two months ahead of schedule
It is projected to open by Nov. 1 It is projected to open by Nov. 1
The estimated cost of the project is $135 million The estimated cost of the project is $135 million
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

According to Isle of Capri, the new Cape Girardeau casino is set to open by November 1.  

That's almost two months ahead of schedule.  They say they have roughly 250 people on the payroll and are hiring more every day.

Officials say the entire expected cost of building the project has gone up by several million dollars.

It will now cost $135 million, instead of the previous estimated $125 million, according to the casino.

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