For the second time this month, Argosy Casino Alton has temporarily suspend operations due to flooding of the Mississippi River.
The closing took place at 6 a.m. today, Friday, the company announced.
The property was previously closed on Friday, May 3, and reopened on Thursday, May 16.
"The recent extensive rains combined with already elevated river levels continue to create flooding conditions on area roadways and limits access to our property. Our guests are encouraged to visit our other area mychoice properties - Hollywood St. Louis Casino & Hotel or River City Casino & Hotel." said Steve Peate, vice president and general manager. “We will continue to work diligently to resume operations once we can ensure the safety of our guests and team members."
River levels have recently been going back up and crests continually revised in light of recent rains.