casino http://kcur.org en Scion Of Historic Kansas City Organized Crime Family Guilty Of Bank Theft http://kcur.org/post/scion-historic-kansas-city-organized-crime-family-guilty-bank-theft <p>The o<span style="line-height: 1.5;">wner of an ATM servicing company whose family directed the highest levels of organized crime in Kansas City &nbsp;has pleaded guilty to bank larceny and money laundering. &nbsp;</span></p><p>Prison time is expected for 46-year-old Anthony Civella, Jr. It&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">is is the first and only federal conviction for </span>Civella<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> whose father and grandfather served long sentences for a variety of offenses purportedly connected to mob activities. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 15:00:02 +0000 Dan Verbeck 51936 at http://kcur.org Native Land Adjacent To Lawrence, Kan. Under Scrutiny http://kcur.org/post/native-land-adjacent-lawrence-kan-under-scrutiny <p></p><p>Lawrence leaders aim to meet with counterparts in the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma to learn plans for land that borders the city.</p><p>Mayor Mike Dever says a tribal intermediary never mentioned the word &quot;casino&quot; for the 90 acres recently purchased along I-70 and north of city limits, what Dever calls some of the most fertile farmland in the region.</p><p>Dever had informal talks with an unnamed third party interested in Native American affairs.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 21:04:14 +0000 Dan Verbeck 45033 at http://kcur.org Missouri Gaming Commission Discusses Casino Proposals http://kcur.org/post/missouri-gaming-commission-discusses-casino-proposals <p>St. Louis, MO – The Missouri Gaming Commission says its decision to award a new casino license will hinge on the result of an economic impact study. St. Louis Public radio's Adam Allington reports that the commission held hearings on two applications in St. Louis today (Tues).</p> Tue, 28 Sep 2010 21:02:38 +0000 7102 at http://kcur.org Missouri Lawmakers Look At Casino Standards http://kcur.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-look-casino-standards <p>Kansas City, Mo. – Missouri lawmakers conducted a hearing on legislation that would bar the State Gaming Commission from revoking the license of a casino for underperforming financially.</p> Tue, 23 Feb 2010 18:06:30 +0000 Maria Carter 6352 at http://kcur.org