Tag Archives: Tunica County

Will Tunica casinos feel squeeze from Southland Park $34.7 million expansion?

January 17, 2014

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The slumping casino industry in Tunica County may be about to take another hit. Southland Park Gaming & Racing in West Memphis, Ark., a major competitor for gaming dollars in Memphis area, is planning a $37.4 million expansion and redesign of its operation. The expansion will add a new 41,000-square-foot building which will house up […]

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GreenTech extends pact with Chinese automaker Jianghu to build all-electric cars

December 18, 2013

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In some of the first positive news to come out of GreenTech in several months, the McLean, Va., company which plans to build cars in Mississippi says it has extended its partnership with Chinese automaker Jianghui Automotive Co. Ltd. to develop and make a 4-door, all-electric vehicle for the North American market. GreenTech, with a […]

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

July 30, 2013

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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 […]

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