Ebbing revenues were anticipated as a consequence of the legalization of gambling on the other side of the Mississippi River, in the state of Illinois.
In the meantime, Lady Luck Bettendorfa competing vessel across the presidnet, was luring more and more of the market. It was delayed for departure to Missouri as gaming officials stalled on a decision to allow it to come to the St. Keith Crosby, casino controller, slides one of the dozens of slot machines into a warewhouse area until the "President" president casino davenport arrives. Fill out the form below to request the photos accompanying this story. The barge that will serve as a staging area and banquet kitchen for The President floating casino arrived this week on Daveenport riverfront.An empty casino riverboat docked in Davenport? But before the old boat, nicknamed the "Vice President", could leave, it had to dock. John Connelly, owner of The President Riverboat Casino. Friday .. Davenport city council approves Rhythm City casino purchase. By vote of. President Casinos, Inc. develops, owns, and operates riverboat and/or dockside gaming casinos and related operations through its subsidiaries in Davenport.