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Site rezoned for proposed Boardwalk Casino

BILOXI — The Biloxi City Council has rezoned property west of Interstate 110 to waterfront, and now it will be up to the Mississippi Gaming Commission to decide if it is a legal casino site.

The council also heard casino operators and Wall Street investors are interested in financing the proposed Biloxi Boardwalk Casino Hotel.

The Sun Herald reports the vote for the rezoning was 5-2 on Tuesday and along the same line as the approval of a baseball stadium a week ago.

Council member Dixie Newman said the city needs to stop putting up red tape for developers wanting to invest in Biloxi.

The Biloxi Boardwalk Casino on the Back Bay in East Biloxi already has site approval.

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