Archive | March 5th, 2012

Golden Nugget coming to Biloxi with conversion of Isle Casino

March 5, 2012

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Golden Nugget Casinos is expanding to include what will be The Golden Nugget Biloxi, complete with enhancements to the existing 720-room hotel and new amenities. The expansion is coming via the acquisition of the Isle Casino Hotel in Biloxi, said Tilman J. Fertitta, chairman, CEO & owner of Landry’s Inc. Fertitta’s gaming companies include Golden […]

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Alabama says immigration reform costly; Mississippi calls it a moneymaker

March 5, 2012

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Alabama’s immigration ID law will cost the state 70,000 to 140,000 direct and indirect jobs annually and could put a dent of $2.3 billion to $10.8 billion in the state’s GDP. So says a report issued Jan. 30 by the University of Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research. Mississippi’s is making a far different […]

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Hancock, Whitney to make operational conversion official March 16

March 5, 2012

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The combined Hancock and Whitney banks will mark an operational milestone March 16, when Gulfport-based Hancock Holding Co. begins changing all Hancock Bank signs in Louisiana and Texas into Whitney Bank signs and Whitney signs in Mississippi, Alabama and Florida into Hancock signs. The two former regional banking competitors, which completed their merger in June, […]

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