Diamond Jack riverboat casino in Bossier City has set the wheels in motion to relocate its boat from the competitive Bossier market to Tangipahoa Parish, where it would literally be the only gambling game in town.”One of my biggest challenges is creating jobs, and this project is one of those 500 jobs hotel conference, restaurants it’s a big project,” said Tangipahoa Parish President Robbie Miller.But residents near the tract of land south of I 12 along the river are worried.”My concern is the type of element it would bring in, more traffic, crime,” said Gibbs.But Brent Stevens, the casino company, Peninsula Pacific, says “We don’t bring in anything that won’t be in concert with the local flavor and culture.”It would be hard to get a gaming riverboat up the Tangipahoa River. It not very wide or deep, but the proposal could get a big assist from a plan currently in the works to allow more land side gambling.The casino is owned by Peninsula Pacific, a gaming company in Los Angeles that put out a statement saying they wanted to either relocate or expand land side operations in Bossier, something lawmakers are also expected to vote on.”Those conference centers are built in place. They are technically boats, but they don’t go anywhere,” said Miller.The company has already met with elected officials and says it looks forward to engaging with the public about the move.”It would be a $100 million project, that would employ 450 people.
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The agreement is the first in what expected to be a flurry of negotiations among contenders to try to lock up second, third and even fourth choices on the preferential ballots, in the likely event none of the six candidates wins a majority of first choice votes on the initial count on Feb. 3. When that happens, the ballots are recounted, dropping the first choice ballots cast for the person getting the least number of votes and adding the second choice votes for those ballots..