The reason that I decided to post this is because several people always ask, "What’s the deal with Branson and gambling," so here’s the scoop.
The gambling issue went up for a local vote and passed by 87%. Then when it went to a statewide vote on August 3rd and failed. People were afraid that it would draw too much business to the casinos, away from "Branson" activities, and might raise crime rates.
With the help of a very rich man (owner of Silver Dollar City), the opposition was able to convince more than 50% of the state to vote against the amendment, allowing gambling in the region.
So, I’m sorry to say that you won't be able to gamble for awhile in the Branson area, un...Read More