Casino Queen sold to Pennsylvaniareal estate investment trust

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - The Casino Queen will soon have a new landlord.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Reports the employee owners of the casino are selling the casino, hotel and RV park to a real estate investment trust from Pennsylvania or $140 million dollars. The casino will then lease back the property, for about $14-million dollars a year, which will allow them to pay down some outstanding debts.

The deal still needs approval from the Illinois Gaming Board.