Metro-East News

Business Briefing: Military members to get free meal from Casino Queen

Will Buss
Will Buss

In observance of Veterans Day on Wednesday, the Casino Queen in East St. Louis is offering all retired and active duty military members a meal on the house.

Those with a valid military ID are invited to enjoy a free lunch or dinner at the casino’s Market Street Buffet between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The metro-east area is home to thousands of military personnel stationed at neighboring Scott Air Force Base as well as military retirees.

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-Will Buss, BND business writer

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