Several thousand signatures on petition were found to be invalid, Election Authority said. Organizer Carl Bearden says he'll sue to keep other smoking ban proposed by County Councilman Joe Cronin off the November ballot.
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The St. Charles casino saw an 8 percent dip in gamblers.
Numbers are dipping for Maryland Heights and St. Charles-based casinos. St. Charles’ Ameristar Casino, according to the Missouri Gaming Commission, indicates the casino saw an 8 percent decrease in admissions—581,063 people were admitted in April 2012 against 632,886 in April 2011. Maryland Heights' Harrah’s Casino, which was recently sold to the same company that owns Alton's Argosy Casino, saw a year-over-year drop in admissions last month as well. The Missouri Gaming Commission indicated 600,357 people were admitted into the casino in April 2012, while April 2011 saw 627,457 admitted. That’s a four percent decrease, according to the commission.