gaming

Accelerating the recovery of the gaming industry

Accelerating the recovery of the gaming industry is the focus of the American Gaming Industry for 2021 according to the group’s leader. Bill Miller, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, delivered remarks today on the…

Pac-Man turns 40 years old!

Pac-Man is 40 years old! The maze video game debuted in a Tokyo arcade on May 22, 1980. It was originally called "Puck-Man." But the game's American distributor feared kids would change the "p" to an "f" on the marquee.…

Casino Revenue at an All-Time High

Commercial casinos across the board in the U.S. have scored big with revenues reaching an all-time high, this according to the American Gaming Association's annual State of the States report. In 2018, gaming revenues were over the top, reaching $41.7…

25th anniversary of gaming in Mississippi

Today marks the 25th anniversary when dockside gambling became legal along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. On this day in 1992, casinos began their journey to become the billion dollar industry we have today in South Mississippi. Many changes have happened…

2017 Southern Gaming Summit kicks off

Today the 2017 Southern Gaming Summit began at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center. Tourism and gaming leaders from all over the world come to Biloxi each year to get together and share cutting edge developments, newest advancements in…

State of Gaming in Mississippi

The state of tourism in Mississippi has been slowly fighting its way back ever since Hurricane Katrina and experts say things are looking up.