Can Shreveport, Bossier City Still Support Six Riverboat Casinos? [VIDEO]
Ronnie Jones is the chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Commission. He talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert and Erin about the future of gambling in this part of the state.
In 2016, gaming revenues for the Shreveport, Bossier City market were down $44 million fro the previous year. That's a drop of 6%, from $732 million to $688 million. With revenues dropping and with increased competition from tribal casinos in Oklahoma drawing more and more of the Texas clientele, what changes need to be made to make the casinos in our area more competitive?