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South Mississippi casinos report best April revenues since 2007

It’s a double dose of positive news for the South Mississippi’s casino industry. Site work has begun on a casino south of U.S. 90 at Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport, and Coast casinos posted their best April casino revenue since 2007. Rick Carter and Terry Green, friends since g
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Skill-Based Gaming Developer Gamblit Raises $25 Million in Financing

Last week, Gamblit Gaming, a real money skill-based gambling platform developer based in Glendale, California, announced that it has raised $25 million in “new growth financing” that will assist in the company’s ongoing expansion. Skill-based gaming is the buzzword for casinos in attr
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2 skill-based gaming tables now live at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe in Nev.

The Harrah’s Lake Tahoe casino in Nevada now boasts its first skill-based competitive video game tables, titled “Cannonbeard’s Treasure” and “Gamblit Poker.” “We’re making tremendous progress in our efforts to reach a new generation of g
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Lottery members say task is to gather facts | State Government

JACKSON – Only one House member on the committee Speaker Philip Gunn, R-Clinton, formed to study the lottery, voted during the 2017 legislative session in favor of an amendment trying to enact the lottery. In addition, when announcing members of the committee earlier this month, Gunn
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$25M parking garage opens at Scarlet Pearl Casino

D’Iberville A $25 million parking garage opened Thursday at Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, with a new clothing boutique and a stretch of food outlets to soon follow. Architect Nory Hazaveh with SOSH in New York, designer of the resort that opened in December 2015, returned to create a p
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These guys have the scoop on the early days of Biloxi casinos

The first casino to open in the southeast was on a riverboat at the Isle of Capri in Biloxi, and a quarter-century later, three of the “Pioneers of Riverboat Gaming” will be together in Biloxi for the Southern Gaming Summit. Lyle Berman, co-founder of the Grand Casinos; Timothy Hinkle
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Second developer appeals Gaming Commission’s denial of casino site

A day before the deadline, Diamondhead Real Estate on Wednesday joined RW Development in appealing the Mississippi Gaming Commission’s rejection of site their casino sites in South Mississippi. Both sites were denied March 16 during a meeting in Biloxi. Diamondhead Real Estate, whose
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RW Development appeals Gaming Commission’s denial of site approval for Biloxi casino

By Mary Perez RW Development has filed an appeal and asked the court to reverse Mississippi Gaming Commission’s denial of site approval for a casino at U.S. 90 and Veterans Avenue in Biloxi. The petition was filed in Harrison County Circuit Court on Thursday, two weeks after the Gamin
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Gaming numbers cruncher has lots to digest

By RICHARD N. VELOTTA LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL This time of year, David Schwartz, the director of UNLV’s Center for Gaming Research, crunches more numbers than an accountant on a tax-filing deadline. If it has anything to do with revenue generated on a casino floor, Schwartz has a cha
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