Peninsula Gaming, one of the fastest growing casino and entertainment companies in the United States, announced Thursday (Feb. 24) that site preparation has begun on its $280 million casino and entertainment center located in south central Kansas, the Wellington Daily News reported.

The Kansas Star Casino and Entertainment Center, which will span 170 acres in Sumner County will include a world-class gaming facility, restaurants, a 100,000-square-foot indoor equestrian arena, two hotels, retail shops and an RV park. The project will create about 1,440 operational jobs and 1,640 construction jobs.

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