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'MGM Springfield' at a glance

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  • 3 injured in 4-car crash in McCracken County

    3 injured in 4-car crash in McCracken County

    Friday, July 25 2014 9:02 AM EDT2014-07-25 13:02:28 GMT
    Three people were injured in a four-car crash in McCracken County Thursday evening.
    Three people were injured in a four-car crash in McCracken County Thursday evening.
  • 1 teen killed, 3 others injured in Marshall County crash

    1 teen killed, 3 others injured in Marshall County crash

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:48 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:48:29 GMT
    A teenager was killed and three others were injured in a crash early Friday morning in Marshall County.
    A teenager was killed and three others were injured in a crash early Friday morning in Marshall County.
  • B-24 plane flies passengers to the past

    B-24 plane flies passengers to the past

    Friday, July 25 2014 8:28 AM EDT2014-07-25 12:28:24 GMT
    Veterans, their families and history buffs boarded a plane into the past at the Williamson County Regional Airport Thursday.The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) B-24 Bomber, Diamond Lil, provided several flights for folks curious to learn about this flying piece of history.“This is the first B-24 I’ve seen up close,” said Air Force veteran Donald Farris of Miller City. “I’ve seen B-29’s, B-25’s, B-26’s, but not a B-24.”For some, it was a way to connect with loved ones who are now gone. Tina But...
    Veterans, their families and history buffs boarded a plane into the past at the Williamson County Regional Airport Thursday.The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) B-24 Bomber, Diamond Lil, provided several flights for folks curious to learn about this flying piece of history.“This is the first B-24 I’ve seen up close,” said Air Force veteran Donald Farris of Miller City. “I’ve seen B-29’s, B-25’s, B-26’s, but not a B-24.”For some, it was a way to connect with loved ones who are now gone. Tina But...

Economic Impact:

  • $800 million project.
  • 2,000 construction jobs.
  • Estimated 3,000 permanent jobs.
  • $15 million in advance payments to city of Springfield.
  • Estimated $25 million in annual payments to city when casino opens.

Planned Site amenities:

  • 125,000 sq. ft. of gaming space including slots, table games, and poker room.
  • 25 floor, 250 room hotel.
  • 7,000 sq. ft. pool and spa.
  • 45,000 sq. ft. of banquet and meeting space.
  • Seven restaurants.
  • 40,000 sq. ft. of rental housing.
  • 3,600 free parking spaces in garage.
  • 12,000 sq. ft. of retail space.
  • 12 screen movie theater.
  • High-end bowling alley.
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