Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) received its 2006 award at a ceremony hosted by County Executive Charlie Dooley. The award has been given in recognition of Pinnacle’s tight collaboration with lots of government agencies and the Lemay community in south St. Louis County. This is the place where the company is carrying out its $ 375 million project of constructing River City (SM) Casino & Hotel entertainment complex. Besides, the company is planning to build a new access road from Interstate 55 to its Lemay site. This project is believed to motivate and encourage additional investment and economic activity in the area. And there is a third project: to construct a multi-million dollar community center for the Lemay area.
It is planned to open the River City Casino in 2008. The variety of entertainments services it will offer is really great: 3000 slot machines, 60 table games, 100-guestroom hotel, full-service spa, restaurants, a boutique boiling alley, a multiplex movie theatre, an indoor ice rink, extensive retail and entertainment space, and a public park with athletic fields and a hatch-shell music and entertainment venue.