St. Louis was named one of the 10 Gambling Cities in the US
If you want to get your gambling groove on without having to take a flight to Las Vegas, then you should check out St. Louis according to one big-time travel website.
St. Louis, Missouri was just named the 10th most popular gambling city in the US according to the travel website attractionsofamerica.com. St. Louis comes in 10th behind Las Vegas in the number one spot followed by Atlantic City, Reno, Tunica (Mississippi), Chicago, Detroit, Shreveport (Louisiana), Palm Springs, and Philadelphia. Why does St. Louis make the top 10? On the site they say...
"It's yet another one of the cities with casinos on riverboats and has managed to turn its limited allowances for the sport into an exciting and thrilling experience...Most of the city's gambling activities are centered around the River City area, where you'll basically be thrust into a perpetual party...There are just three main casinos in the city, but even just the Hollywood Casino is enough to draw guests from all over."
There are no other cities from Missouri in the top 20, but to see the full list for yourself just click here!
I will say that when you drive into St. Louis from the Quincy/Hannibal area you do drive by the big casino on the river and it looks incredible. I also expect Chicago to maybe move up this list once the new casino being built downtown on Goose Island is completed in a couple of years because as of now there are no downtown Chicago gambling spots, even though you can sports gamble in Illinois and not Missouri.
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