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Scarlet Pearl reinstates mask mandate for employees

A file video posted earlier provided outdated information on casino's vaccination rate. Scarlet Pearl is the first casino in the nation to have a 100 percent vaccination rate, officials said. Scarlet Pearl has reinstated its mask mandate for casino employees.…

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…