Posts Tagged ‘Webster Franklin’

State’s casinos see continued drop in winnings

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Month after month, Mississippi’s casinos are winning less from gamblers. Some months, such as August, see a blip, and revenue rises a little. But those are exceptions. After hitting nearly $2.9 billion in 2007, revenue fell 22 percent to $2.25 billion in 2012. And the take is on track to dip another […] [...]

MBJ EXCLUSIVE: With gambling revenues falling, Tunica looks for an ace in the hole

The people of Tunica County have toiled through the worst of economic times, and basked in the bright lights of success. But their King Midas, better known as the gaming industry, is losing its touch. Recently released numbers for the first half of this year support the trend that Mississippi is on pace for one […] [...]

Tunica: Down, not out

Some attractions not closed by rising river As the City of Tunica nervously watches the rising Mississippi River, it is trying to get the word out that it is still open for business. The flooding river has caused the staggered closing of the Delta community’s nine casinos and the Tunica RiverPark has been closed and […] [...]

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