Dodge City Casinos Nearly Equal

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ The Kansas Lottery Gaming Facility Review
Board heard Tuesday that two applicants for a proposed state-owned
casino for Dodge City would generate about the same amount of

The board's consultants said their average annual revenue projection for the two applicants -- Boot Hill Casino and Dodge City Casino -- each would be around $55 million. The consultants said the board needs to consider other factors such as what each is offering in the way of a casino, amenities and where they would be located.

The board is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday to hear proposals from the two Ford County applicants and the four applicants for Wyandotte County. It will decide September 18th and 19th who gets the management contract for the casino in each county.