Shreve, LA – The $50-million win by Shreve City-based Shreve Casino on Saturday to host the 2017 World Series is a testament to the growth of the American gambling industry, Mayor Kevin H. Johnson said at a press conference Monday.
The casino’s win is the first for Shreve since it opened in 2009 and marks the third consecutive year the city has won a championship, and the second time in the past decade that Shreve has been awarded the crown.
It was a big night, Johnson said, and it was a great game.
Shreve was playing its first game of the season at the World Series.
The city had been the underdog at the start of the championship and was expected to fall short of the final five spots in the World Baseball Classic.
The city is the second to win the championship since 2009, and its last was in 2015.
It is also the first American city to win four World Series titles.
Shreve is the seventh city in the U.S. to win three World Series championships and the first to do so since San Francisco, California.
Shreve has become the epicenter of the modern casino industry.
Its revenue, including its slot machines, is a staggering $15 billion annually.
The first slot machine at the Shreve city-owned Shreve Resort Casino opened in June.
It has since been purchased by the Wynn Resorts in Las Vegas and is being used by the company for the new Wynn Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
The slot machine business is a major part of the Shreves growth.
It employs more than 30,000 people.
In 2015, it accounted for $1.4 billion in revenue, a number that has grown each year.
The Shreve County Board of Supervisors approved the win, which comes on top of $1 billion in state and local tax breaks that the city of Shreve received last year.
It will now be used for a new hotel and casino in downtown Shreve and to create an arts center in downtown.
The $50,000 win for Shreven was announced as part of a $100 million city-funded casino upgrade project that includes the opening of the world-class Shreve Riverboat Park.
The park, which was first opened in 2013, is designed to be the world’s largest floating amphitheater and will be a destination for Shrek, the Disney film.
The win comes as the city prepares for the 2018 Super Bowl, the nation’s largest outdoor sporting event.
Shrek is scheduled to play its final game in a stadium in downtown and the city is hoping to host two more games.
The victory also comes at a time when Shreve is dealing with a heroin crisis, as more people struggle to pay for heroin.
Last year, Shreve had more than 100 overdose deaths and more than 5,000 overdose victims were treated for heroin use.