by Mary Rupert
Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway revenues improved in February, according to the Kansas Lottery.
Hollywood Casino revenues were $10.9 million in February, compared to January’s $10.5 million.
Despite poor weather in both months, the lottery figures were up in February in the state’s three casinos, lottery officials said at Wednesday’s Kansas Lottery Commission meeting.
In other action, the Kansas Lottery announced a new game involving Sporting KC name, a $2 instant winner lottery ticket. The top prize of this lottery ticket will be $10,000.
The Shepherd’s Center of Kansas City, Kan., will continue its 20th annual Book and Bric-a-Brac Sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. , March 13, in the Conference Center at Kansas City Kansas Community College, 7250 State Ave.
The annual used book sale and bric-a-brac sale will benefit the Shepherd’s Center’s programs for older adults here.
The conference center is near the pond.
Kansas City, Kan., police are reviewing a chase incident that ended in the 1300 block of Minnesota Avenue on Tuesday evening, March 11, a police spokesman said today.
According to media reports, the high-speed chase started with a traffic stop shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday in Kansas City, Kan., where the driver refused to stop.
A chase ensued to Missouri, then the driver came back into Kansas, where the vehicle was stopped by stop sticks, it was reported. One suspect was apprehended in a parking lot, while another was reportedly apprehended near 13th and Minnesota.