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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…

Frankly My Dear Boutique

News 25's Kristen Durand interviews Eve Bostick about the new store in the Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, called Frankly My Dear Boutique.

R&W files another casino request

A company has asked the Mississippi Gaming Commission for permission to build a casino for the third time. Mike Cavanaugh, who represents R&W Development, tells News 25 that the group has filed an application and requested that it be placed…

Mississippi Gaming Commission request for casino in Diamondhead

Today, Diamondhead Mayor Tommy Schafer was sworn into office. A few months ago, the gaming commission ruled against a request to approve a site in Diamondhead for a new casino. The request made by Jacob’s Entertainment would have been a…

Tony N' Tina Wedding

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Tony N' Tina about there upcoming wedding as they are inviting everyone to come join them and celebrate.

Casino revenue falls

Mississippi casinos stumbled in 2017’s first month, winning almost seven percent less from gamblers. State revenue department figures show gamblers statewide lost $166 million in January compared to $178 million in the same month in 2016. The 12 coastal casinos…

Gaming commission reviews two proposals

Two groups are trying their luck once again with the state’s gaming commission. Today, the commission heard arguments for and against casino site proposals in Biloxi and Diamondhead. South Beach in Biloxi is a casino site that was proposed by…

Gaming Commission Meeting Today in D’Iberville

Two groups are hoping to submit winning proposals with the state's gaming commission today, as they share their plans for casino developments here in South Mississippi. The RW Development Group is presenting their plans for a project called South Beach…

Mississippi Gaming Commission Meeting

The Mississippi Gaming Commission is backing away from considering a change in where casinos are allowed to develop along the Gulf Coast. Commissioners had little comment today after deciding not to let casinos build on sites where the casino companies…

Black and Gold Super Celebration

News 25's Bryan Kennedy interviews Steve Greenfield about the Black and Gold Super Celebration, Saturday September 24th starting at 12 pm to 3 pm at the Island View Casino Resort.

Step Closer For New Casino

Could developers be gambling on a casino in the city of Long Beach? According to our media partner the sun herald a company made an offer to buy the Long Beach Yacht Club as a spot for the casino. Members…

Gulfport Closer to new Casino

The City of Gulfport is one step closer to opening another casino. The Mississippi Gaming Commission approved a location request proposed by the Gulfport Gaming Development. The approval certifies the land near Jones Park as a legal gaming site. Developers…

Sports Betting in Mississippi

Sports betting could be the factor that pushes Mississippi over the top when it comes to casino revenue. This year, fantasy sports have brought sports betting to the forefront of the gambling conversation. The president of the American Gaming Association,…

Mississippi Casinos Cash In

Casino revenue continued to grow statewide in Mississippi in June. Gamblers lost more at casinos along the Mississippi River and the Gulf Coast. Figures released this week by the State Revenue Department show casinos won $175 million in June, up…

Gulfport City Council Approves Lease for New Casino

The City of Gulfport and developers are moving right along with plans for a new casino at the harbor. Today, the council voted unanimously to approve a long term lease for developers Mississippi Coast Entertainment LP to build the casino…

Tribe Announces Plans for New Biloxi Casino

You could say Biloxi just keeps hitting the jackpot with all the casinos and resorts that keep popping up.Today, the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announced plans for another casino to be built in east Biloxi. News 25’s Gina Tomlinson has…

Foxwoods Resort Casino In Works For East Biloxi

The Mashantucket (Conn.) Pequot Tribal Nation announces its plans for the development and operation of a Foxwoods-branded, casino resort, to be located at Biloxi Pointe in historic Biloxi, Miss. Through a new strategic partnership, the Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise will…

Non-Casino Amenities Growing on the Coast

Since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Coast, the Gulf has been rebuilding with not only new casinos but also activities for the whole family. From the new Margaritaville Resort Biloxi to recently released plans for the Mississippi Aquarium in Gulfport, plans…

Adding the Finishing Touches to Margaritaville Resort

In just a couple months, the Coast’s newest entertainment venue will be ready to welcome all its new guests. Officials with Margaritaville Resort Biloxi say construction is just about wrapping up. They’re adding all the finishing touches as the furniture…