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Mississippi River flooding shuts down Tunica County casino

A north Mississippi casino is closed because Mississippi River flooding is partially covering its access road. Local media report the Fitz Casino in Tunica County closed Sunday at the behest of county emergency managers. The casino says on its Facebook page that there’s no flooding in its parking lot or casino. The county’s other six casinos remain open. County Emergency ...

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Cure Land Company intends to build new casino in Hancock County

Cure Land Company wants to build a casino with a hotel on the beach in Lakeshore, according to the legal notice of intent to apply for a gaming license dated March 1 and published in today’s Sea Coast Echo. The company plans to develop the casino and hotel on 98.5 acres on South Beach Boulevard. The proposed project includes 40,000 ...

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IP Recognizes employees for December, 4th quarter

IP Casino Resort Spa recognized several team members for their service, dedication and work ethic. December’s honorees were Maureen O’Gorman (Security, Dispatch), Andre Nguyen (Senses Spa & Salon, Manicurist), Ricky Sherrill (Infusions Coffee Shop, Barista), Chance Fricke (Food & Beverage, Lead Line Cook), Neisha Gabbidon (Hotel Housekeeping, Guest Room Attendant) and Ellyn Mack (Purchasing, Buyer). Fourth quarter honorees included part-time ...

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Mississippi regulators approve site for 13th casino

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has approved the site for another casino along the Gulf Coast. News outlets reported regulators voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a location in Long Beach for its first casino. The regulators met in Long Beach in November and delayed action to give them more time to study the plan. Developer James Parrish and his investors must ...

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Lunn named president & COO of Beau Rivage

MGM Resorts International has announced the appointment of Travis Lunn as president and chief operating officer of Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Miss., where he will oversee daily operations while providing strategic direction and leadership. A 20-year veteran of the hospitality and gaming industry, Lunn most recently served as General Manager and Senior Vice President of Operations for ...

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Outgoing Arkansas mayor backs casino plan on last day

The outgoing mayor of Russellville chose his last day in office to express support for a Mississippi company’s proposal to build a $254 million, 600-room hotel and casino in Pope County. Russellville Mayor Randy Horton, who was defeated by newcomer Richard Harris in a December runoff, submitted a letter to the Arkansas Racing Commission on Monday expressing support for the ...

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Company closing second casino in Mississippi’s Tunica County

Caesars Entertainment will close a second casino in Mississippi’s Tunica County, as the region’s years-long decline in gambling revenues continues to weigh on business. The Las Vegas-based casino behemoth announced Tuesday that it will close the Tunica Roadhouse Casino at the end of January, citing “persistent declines in business levels in the area stemming from increased competition.” The move will ...

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