Bossier Parish approves riverboat gaming proposition

Bossier City, LA (KPLC) - Voters in Bossier Parish approved a riverboat gaming proposition Saturday night by a margin of more than 3,000 votes.  8,123 voted in favor of the proposition, while 5,114 voted against.

The proposition centers around one of two boats docked at the Lake Charles Isle of Capri Casino.  Isle of Capri announced in June an option agreement had been arranged with Paradise Casino, LLC, giving them the right to purchase one of the two gaming subsidiaries that Isle of Capri operates in Lake Charles.