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MGM Resorts International snags spot on ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’ list

(PRESS RELEASE) — MGM Resorts International has once again been named to Fortune’s list of the “World’s Most Admired Companies.” Full results are available online. MGM Resorts climbed to No. 4 this year in the Hotel, Casino and Resort sector of the list,
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Mississippi casino revenues tumble in January | Fresno Bee

ACKSON, Miss. Mississippi casinos stumbled in 2017’s first month, winning almost 7 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 posted
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Are two more casino sites in the cards for South Mississippi?

By Mary Perez meperez@sunherald.com LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story Players who aren’t winning at one slot machine move to another, and two companies whose casino-site approvals in Biloxi and Diamondhead were denied years ago will try their luck thi
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Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association State of the Industry Annual Report and 25-Year Celebration Logo Released

CONTACT: Patrick Collins Patrick@mmgmemphis.com 901-219-9944   Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association State of the Industry Annual Report and 25-Year Celebration Logo Released   Celebrating 25 years of operation, the Mississippi gaming industry generated $4.4 billi
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Florida bill introduced

A comprehensive bill to reform gambling in the US state of Florida has been introduced. Saying he wants to avoid the arguments that have hampered previous efforts, Bill Galvano, president of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States, has launched a bill that offers “somet
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11 a.m. TODAY – Horseshoe Tunica to Showcase $6 Million Reinvestments, Open New Spa, and Start World Series of Poker Circuit Event

Horseshoe Tunica to Showcase $6 Million Reinvestments, Open New Spa, and Start World Series of Poker Circuit Event Thursday, January 19  WHAT:           Horseshoe Tunica recently finished $6 million in renovations that included building a new spa. Thursday, January 19 Horseshoe will c
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USM to host National Intercollegiate Athletics Safety and Security Summit – Mississippi Business Journal

By BECKY GILLETTE HATTIESBURG — More than 67 million people in the U.S. attend intercollegiate football games in the U.S. That not only has a huge economic impact on the communities where these events occur, but it also can make such gatherings a target for terrorists. “Nowadays, if y
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Betting on the machine

Research firm Technavio estimates that the global casino gaming equipment market will grow ‘rapidly’ at a compound annual growth rate of more than 15 per cent between 2017 and 2021. By 2021, the global gaming equipment market should reach US$96.4 billion (MOP770 billion), according to
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Mississippi lottery bills introduced in new legislative sessison

Day 1 of the 2017 legislative session has already brought two lottery bills, both filed by Rep. Alyce G. Clarke, D-Jackson. One bill would establish the “Mississippi Lottery for Education” and have it administered by the Mississippi Gaming Commission. That one was assigned to the Gami
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