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KANSAS CITY, KS-Five developers have filed proposals with the Unified Government of Kansas City to build one casino Downtown. The government, which oversees Kansas City and Wyandotte County, wants to have a new, Las Vegas-style casino with an investment of at least $225 million, though it’s expected all the projects will at least hit $300 million.

Voters in the area this summer approved a proposal for one resort-style casino, thanks to a new law that allows casinos to be built in Wyandotte, Cherokee, Ford and Sedgwick counties. Five companies responded with six projects to Unified’s request for proposals. Unified also includes the communities of Bonner Springs and Edwardsville, which are expected to submit their own casino proposals, a Unified spokesman tells GlobeSt.com. Unified’s Planning Commission will hold meetings Nov. 6 through 8 to consider zoning for the proposals, and then the full Board of Commissioners will review, discuss and endorse a preferred proposal, sending the recommendation on to the Kansas Lottery Commission by Dec. 31.

The casino is expected to match any resort found in Las Vegas or Atlantic City, according to Unified’s criteria. The proposals so far submitted are:

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