(KMOV.com) -- An $82 million expansion at a local casino has created hundreds of new jobs.
River City Casino in south St. Louis held a grand opening Monday to show off its new 200 room hotel.
Their expansion also includes a 1,400 seat event center that will host concerts and other events.
The expansion created 350 construction jobs and 100 permanent jobs
“I’m very proud to say we are one of those few businesses who contunue to reinvest and continue to add jobs,” said Gerad Hardy with River City Casino. “We know that people out there are looking- not only looking for jobs, but good jobs and jobs that are benefited and that’s what we provide here.”
River City Casino is owned by Pinnacle Entertainment.