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Diamondhead Casino enters LOI with Phoenix

DIAMONDHEAD — On Dec. 10, Diamondhead Casino Corporation (DCC) entered into a letter of intent (LOI) with Phoenix Gaming and Entertainment, LLC. DCC owns, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mississippi Gaming Corporation, approximately 404 acres of land in Diamondhead on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The company has been trying since the 1990s to build a gaming venue in Diamondhead. Under the ...

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The Valley gets new life

VICKSBURG — After sitting gutted and empty for years, an historic, pioneering department store is getting new life as a luxury corporate apartment building. In 1909 a group of men came together and broke ground for The Valley, a six-story department store. It became the biggest department store between New Orleans and Memphis. It was also the first store in ...

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Casinos' performance up and down

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Penn National Gaming Inc. reports net revenues for the quarter ended Sept. 30 of $620.4 million, up from $617.9 million during the same period last year. However, net income was well down — $21.4 million during the quarter of this year, compared to $147.5 million during the same quarter a year ago. Peter M. Carlino, chairman and ...

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New-look hotel opens in Rankin County

FLOWOOD — The 113-room Candlewood Suites Flowood is now open, featuring a new prototype design. The Candlewood Suites Flowood incorporates the new exterior design with a straight, forward-facing rectangular building including a new entry way and roofline for curb appeal. In addition to the new building shape, the exterior color scheme features light khaki, olive green, tan and dark blue. ...

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