Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Casino Queen taxes waived due to smoking ban

1.16 million of Casino Queen taxes waived to help make up for smoking ban:

"Casino Queen spokesman Julie Hauser, of The Hauser Group of St. Louis, said manager Tom Monaghan could not be reached. Hauser said Monaghan has referred to the following economic factors as cutting into the boat's revenue: the Illinois smoking ban, the economic downturn and the repeal of loss limits at competing gambling boats across the Mississippi River."