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Outdoor amusement park gets green light at Margaritaville in Biloxi

Biloxi The impasse is over and now an amusement park complete with a giant Ferris wheel and other rides and outdoor attractions can move forward at Margaritaville Resort Biloxi. A press conference Tuesday afternoon announced the agreement between Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert
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‘Driving Arkansas Forward’ ballot proposal would lead to 4 licenses casinos

Y esterday, a constitutional amendment that would authorize state government to issue four licenses for casino gambling was proposed, with one each for Jefferson and Pope counties, one for Oaklawn Racing and Gaming in Hot Springs and one for Southland Park Gaming and Racing in West Me
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Rapper Pitbull visits Biloxi, Mississippi for opening of iLove305 bar at Hard Rock Casino | The Sun Herald

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Sports betting now legal at Mississippi casinos, says Mississippi Gaming Commission

ACKSON, Miss. — The Mississippi Gaming Commission has confirmed sports betting is now legal throughout the state. Advertisement A representative for the state gaming commission said the vote was unanimous. The new rules will take effect in 30 days. The U.S. Supreme Court last month st
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Breaking News: It’s a big day for Mississippi Coast casinos. Here are 3 reasons why.

Gulfport Call it a trifecta day for South Mississippi as the ribbon was cut Thursday morning on the new Beach Casino at Island View Casino Resort just as the Gaming Commission adopted rules for sports betting to begin in Mississippi in 30 days. The new casino opened to the public at 2
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Breaking News: Here’s an exclusive first look at Island View’s new Beach Casino

Gulfport “Light, bright and airy” aren’t words typically used to describe a casino, but that will change when the new $75 million Beach Casino addition at Island View Casino Resort opens by the end of June. “Everywhere there’s actually windows looking out
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3 Choctaw casinos to offer sports betting – The Neshoba Democrat – Philadelphia, Mississippi

Three Choctaw Indian casinos will soon offer sports betting. Pearl River Resort and Bok Homa Casino, which are owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will soon offer sports betting. On Thursday, May 31, 2018, during a special called Tribal Council Meeting, the c
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Southern Gaming Summit is Back

It was a memorable week in Biloxi in early May as the Southern Gaming Summit (SGS) returned with a new vigor and enthusiasm and featured the inaugural class of the Mississippi Gaming Hall of Fame (see page 61). The conference was held for the first time under the sole ownership of the
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U.S. Supreme Court strikes down federal sports betting laws | The Sun Herald

Get ready to bet legally on the Saints or the Rebels this football season, now that the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down the federal law that permitted sports betting only in Nevada and a handful of other states with grandfather status. Mississippi legislators passed a law in
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