Posts Tagged ‘Margaritaville’

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Unfinished Margaritaville casino to be razed

BILOXI — An unfinished casino on the beach at Biloxi is coming down, Jonathan Jones, general manager of Grand Biloxi Casino, told the Biloxi City Council this week that the framework of what was going to be a $700 million Margaritaville resort will be demolished immediately. The Sun Herald reports that Jones said the company […] [...]

Road project expected to spur casino development

BILOXI — The extension of Back Bay Boulevard won’t quite complete “the loop” around East Biloxi but it will be enough for casino developers to invest millions in the city. The Sun Herald reports city council members heard a proposal yesterday for using $5 million from the Mississippi Development Authority to complete Phase I of […] [...]

Proposed Margaritaville marina gets DMR approval

BILOXI — Developers of the new Margaritaville Casino have received approval from the DMR to build a 27 slip marina as part of that project. WLOX-TV reports that authorization was given at Tuesday’s monthly meeting of the Commission on Marine Resources in Biloxi. The marina will be built adjacent to the casino project, near the […] [...]

Margaritaville will be Coast’s first new casino since Katrina

by Published: June 19,2011

Tags: BILOXI, casinos, gaming, Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville

Jimmy Buffett was born in Pascagoula, the son of parents who worked at a shipyard. He attended Pearl River Community College and later the University of Southern Mississippi, where he received a degree in history. He got his start as a musician playing in bars in Hattiesburg and on the Gulf Coast. Now Buffett is […] [...]

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