Archive | March 6th, 2012

Indian gaming revenue rebounded in 2010, outpacing commercial casinos

March 6, 2012

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Gambling revenue at casinos run by American Indian tribes edged up slightly in 2010, while the take for commercial casinos declined slightly, an annual report released Tuesday shows.. The tribal casinos’ uptick in revenue reversed a first-ever drop in revenue the previous year, the report detailed in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution says. Read the full story.

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Still in acquisition mode, Cadence set to buy Houston’s Encore

March 6, 2012

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Birmingham’s Cadence Bancorp, formerly headquartered in Starkville, has signed a definitive agreement to buy Houston-based Encore Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBTX) in an all-cash transaction of $20.62 per share. Under the deal, Cadence would pay approximately $250 million for the approximately 12.1 million outstanding shares of Encore, a $1.6 billion banking company with 12 locations in […]

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M-Braves start new season at Trustmark April 5

March 6, 2012

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Get ready for that first pitch. Just three weeks from now an umpire will call out “Play Ball!” at Trustmark Park to mark the start of the 2012 season for the Mississippi Braves. Mississippi Braves individual game tickets for the new season will go on sale at 9 a.m. Monday. Fans can swing by Trustmark […]

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