- Pinnacle wants to build or buy a new barge to replace the Admiral. They claim this could be in place by July, 2010, when the Admiral's safety certification expires.
- The President could continue to remain open as is or with some repairs.
- Pinnacle Entertainment has a location north of the Chain of Rocks bridge on the Mississippi River. Pinnacle's attorney called this location "irrelevant" to the discussion about the President.
- The boat could close and a new casino could be built elsewhere in the state.
Under the recommendation, the state would deny the casino owner's proposal to move a new barge to St. Louis next year to replace the aging boat. Instead, the license would be put up for bids and the state would seek a more lucrative development, at a location to be determined later.
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