Home » NEWS » Gaming » Council approves site for another Greenville casino

Council approves site for another Greenville casino

GREENVILLE — The Greenville City Council has agreed to allow the former Chicago Mills Property to become the site of a third casino.

Now, the developers of the Delta Blues Casino must get approval from the Mississippi Gaming Commission to proceed.

Plans call for the casino to grow from an initial gaming vessel on Lake Ferguson, to a land-based facility that includes a hotel, convention center, and water park.

The Gaming Commission expects to hear from developers at its Sept. 23 meeting.

Charles Preiser, the casino’s president and CEO, tells the Delta Democrat Times that pending state approval, the initial $9 million casino project would take 16 to 18 months for construction.

He says the hotel and other parts of the project are expected to cost $39 million.


… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.

If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.

Click for more info

About Megan Wright

Leave a Reply