Started as the Gulf Coast Gaming Association (GCGA) the Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association is a unified group of casino executives who represent the interests of the Mississippi casino industry. Our mission is to promote the common businesses and general welfare of Mississippi's Gaming Industry; to improve the industry's service to the public, to cooperate with government officials in advancing the public interest and to improve conditions within the industry. This mission is accomplished through education, representation, legislative support and interaction, statistical data collection, and the support and promotion of the tourism industry in general.