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IP Casino donates to local charities

 IP Casino Resort Spa continues its long-standing record of charitable giving, donating a total of $839,000 to local charities and organizations to date in 2021. IP Casino Resort Spa and Boyd Gaming are dedicated to giving back to the communities we…

Alabama House committee advances lottery, casino bill

BY KIM CHANDLER Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Lottery and casino legislation will be decided in the last two days of the Alabama legislative session. The House Economic Development and Tourism Committee on Tuesday voted to advance the bill…

Harrah's player wins $700,000 jackpot early Thursday

A lucky, early riser at Harrah’s Gulf Coast is $700,000 richer Thursday morning after hitting a 5 a.m. progressive jackpot. The Caesars Rewards member visiting from New Jersey, shared the story of their shock and awe with Harrah’s casino executives…

Casinos announce closures ahead of Hurricane Zeta

The Mississippi Gaming Commission announced it is not mandating that casinos close for Hurricane Zeta, but did discourage people from visiting the gaming halls. “We have asked the properties to discourage patrons or staff from arriving at, or departing from…

Coast casinos reopening as Sally moves into Florida

The Mississippi Gaming Commission says casinos may reopen for business at 1 p.m. Wednesday. Casinos closed as Hurricane Sally headed toward the Gulf Coast, but now that it has moved over to the Alabama-Florida border, casinos are planning to reopen.…

Hollywood, Boomtown casinos announce May 21 re-opening

Hollywood Gulf Coast and Boomtown casinos will re-open their doors on Thursday, the company announced. Boomtown will open at 10 a.m., followed by Hollywood at noon. "While the amenities our customers have come to know and love may be somewhat…

Beau Rivage announces June 1 opening date

MGM Resorts International announced Tuesday that Beau Rivage Resort & Casino will open June 1 in Biloxi. MGM also owns Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, which will open May 25. Both properties will open with a limited capacity and…

New casino applies for gaming permit

A new multi-million dollar casino and resort could soon be making its way to the City of Biloxi. Biloxi Capital published its notice of intent to apply for gaming site approval for a 30-acre tract of land in East Biloxi…

The 406 Club opens at Harrah’s Gulf Coast

A new sports and entertainment venue is now open in Biloxi and it has a little something for everyone. 406 Club is the newest addition to Harrah’s Gulf Coast and officials say it brings something new to the Coast. The…

Southern Gaming Association Summit

It’s a can’t miss event for operators and anyone who wants to do business in the casino industry. We’re talking about the Southern Gaming Summit going on at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. Attendees had the opportunity to learn…

New casino in the works in Biloxi

A group of developers are looking to breathe new life into the site of an old casino. It’s been vacant since 2014, but now the Margaritaville Casino site could become Biloxi’s ninth casino. Developers have filed an application with the…

New casino in the works for D’Iberville

D’Iberville Mayor Rusty Quave has put five years of work into bringing another casino to the city and now the $350 million dream could become a reality. The process for developers is still in the works. Within 60 to 90…

Proposal for new casino on the Coast

Developers are proposing a new casino in Lake Shore, as an existing nearby casino plans an expansion. Cure Land Co. is seeking Mississippi Gaming Commission approval for a casino site in Clermont Harbor. The legal ad proposes a casino with…

Gaming commission approves new site for Long Beach casino

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has approved the site for another casino along the Gulf Coast. Regulators voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a location in Long Beach for its first casino. Developer James Parrish and his investors must show they have…

TREASURE BAY CASINO EXPANSION UPDATE

This afternoon the Biloxi city council gave the go ahead to rezone areas around Treasure Bay. This is all part of the casinos expansion project which will take place in three different phases. The first phase will add a parking…

Casino industry posts largest month of the year

Biloxi’s casino market in March posted its best month of the six-month-old fiscal year. According to figures released by the city’s finance division, the casino market took in $75 million from gambling during the month of March. The city’s finance…