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JACK WEATHERLY: A trip to Vicksburg in the 200th, or so, anniversary of statehood

This city is, of course, best known for the 47-day Civil War military siege that led to its capitulation on July 4, 1863. Mississippians are marking the state’s 200th anniversary in 2017, overlooking the four secession years. Mississippi’s state motto ought to be left to Mr. Faulkner, arguably its most famous native son, who wrote: “The past is never dead. ...

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Ameristar owner Pinnacle reaches real estate deal with GLPI

Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. and Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc., today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which GLPI will acquire substantially all of Pinnacle’s real estate assets in an all-stock transaction. The properties include Ameristar Casino in Vicksburg, which will be leased from GLPI and continue to be operated by Pinnacle. “There’s only a limited ...

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Cherry gets elevated

Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg has promoted Dan Cherry to vice president of operations for Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg. Most recently Cherry served as the director of casino operations for Ameristar’s Jackpot, Nev., property, Cactus Petes. In 2004, Cherry joined the Ameristar St. Charles, La., property as an analyst in the finance department. In 2006 he joined the corporate team in ...

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