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Delta casino to close; laying off as many as 1,300 workers

While there have been plenty figures released of late showing how the state’s casinos are struggling, there is now tangible proof as the largest casino in the Mississippi Delta has announced it will close. Caesars Entertainment will shutter its Harrah’s casino in Tunica on June 2, laying off as many as 1,300 workers. Las Vegas-based Caesars has two other casinos ...

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Jerry Lawler Museum moving to Tunica casino

The Jerry Lawler Museum will move to Resorts Casino in Tunica County, according to a tweet by the professional wrestling legend over the weekend. The museum was in the process of moving from the now-closed Wynn Automotive Sales & Service in Memphis to Harrah’s Casino in Tunica, according to Memphisport.com, but the switch to Resorts was announced Friday evening. “Contract ...

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Target cuts ties with Paula Deen; drugmaker distances itself

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Paula Deen’s merchandise and media empire is fast unraveling. Retailers Target Corp. and Home Depot Inc. and diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk became the latest companies to sever ties or distance themselves from celebrity cook Paula Deen as fallout builds from revelations that the Southern celebrity chef used racial slurs in the past. » ...

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Tunica blues museum progressing

TUNICA — The second phase of a blues museum project will begin within two weeks when a train depot built in the 1800s is moved about 13 miles from Dundee to Tunica. The depot will be moved to the site of the Tunica Convention and Visitors Center on U.S. 61, and construction is slated to begin in the spring or ...

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Harrah’s announces new management

Harrah’s Casino Tunica recently hired four sales managers focused on promoting and selling over 65,000 square feet of meeting and convention space at Harrah’s Casino, Horseshoe Casino and Hotel and Sheraton Casino and Hotel in Tunica. Dean Botting, sales manager, Mid-South Meetings by Harrah’s, will service East Tennessee and Georgia. Cody Harrell, sales manager, Mid-South Meetings by Harrah’s, will service ...

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