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City trying to determine who has authority to spend gaming money

NATCHEZ — It is not clear which group in Natchez will have final say over how to spend $250,000 in annual payments a casino makes to the city. It could be the elected aldermen. Or, it could be a new seven-member group that aldermen created this week, the Community Development Board. Mayor Butch Brown serves on the new board, and ...

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Natchez mayor hopeful casino agreement forged this week

Like most other timelines with the Roth Hill casino project in Natchez, the latest one has been pushed back. Led by Kentucky-based Premier Gaming Group, developers of the $45-million land-based casino planned for five acres on the banks of the Mississippi River hoped to forge an extension to the lease option agreement that has been in place for more than ...

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Natchez casino project hits another snag

In Feb. 2008, developers of a Natchez casino on that city’s famed Roth Hill appeared before the Mississippi Gaming Commission and got site approval for the project. Natchez aldermen don’t believe enough has happened since then, so in their Feb. 22 meeting, they voted 5-1 to notify Premier Gaming Group, a Kentucky-based company spearheading the development for Natchez Enterprises and ...

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