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State's casinos see continued drop in winnings

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Month after month, Mississippi’s casinos are winning less from gamblers. Some months, such as August, see a blip, and revenue rises a little. But those are exceptions. After hitting nearly $2.9 billion in 2007, revenue fell 22 percent to $2.25 billion in 2012. And the take is on track to dip another $100 million in 2013, state ...

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Tunica: Down, not out

Some attractions not closed by rising river As the City of Tunica nervously watches the rising Mississippi River, it is trying to get the word out that it is still open for business. The flooding river has caused the staggered closing of the Delta community’s nine casinos and the Tunica RiverPark has been closed and its artifacts relocated. The community ...

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