The Kansas Lottery Commission is set to hear proposals from three different development groups this week for a potential casino in the southeast area of the state. The Kansas Crossing Casino, Castle Rock Casino Resort and the Frontenac Development group all applied to be able to oversee a casino that would owned and operated by the state and be centered in the counties of Cherokee and Crawford. Each developer must now present their plans to see who will earn the right to build the property.
The meeting will be taking place this Wednesday at the headquarters of the Kansas Lottery, located in the city of Topeka. The presentations are open for public attendance and should start in the early afternoon. In the beginning, four groups had submitted an application to be the builder of the new casino but in March, the SE Kansas Casino Partners group withdrew their application.
Each application will be under review and contracts can be considered by the State Lottery until the 30th of this month. Once the decision is made, the lottery will be sending the approved contracts to the Lottery Gaming Facility Review Board to review for sixty days and choose a winner to build the casino. Final approval will be made by the Kansas Racing & Gaming Commission.