Isle Casino Cape Girardeau announced Thursday that its hours of operation is going to be cut throughout weekday early morning hours.
Jill Alexander, spokeswoman for Isle Casino Cape Girardeau, mentioned that powerful Monday the casino might be closed from four to eight a.m. Monday by means of Friday.
“That will not involve weekend hours,” Alexander said.
The choice to close the casino for all those hours through the week was depending on company aspects, as outlined by Alexander.
“It’s really just a organization choice,” she said. “We’re altering our hours to meet business levels and client demand. Our other casinos in Caruthersville [Mo.] and Boonville [Mo.] operate within a comparable style.”
When asked if any jobs would be lost or scaled back as a result of the modify in the casino’s operating hours, Alexander responded that she had no info to give on that subject.
The modify in Isle Casino Cape Girardeau’s operating hours comes soon after the casino posted a sharp drop in attendance for the month of May well. The number of visitors in the course of that month fell to 71,739 folks — or 42 percent — from a peak of 123,000 visitors in March. The casino also posted a drop in attendance throughout April, when 81,896 people visited. Isle Casino Cape Girardeau was the only a single in the 13 casinos inside the state to experience a decline in attendance from April to Might.