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Biloxi ushering out with the old with casino-foundation demolition

By MARY PEREZ meperez@sunherald.com BILOXI — Heavy machinery this week is demolishing the foundation of what was to be a $700 million casino on the beach. The excitement of the partnership between Harrah’s Casino and Jimmy Buffet, announced in 2007 during the real estate b
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Patent trolls are clubbing Las Vegas, tech industry

By GARY SHAPIRO, VIRGINIA VALENTINE and GEOFF FREEMAN SPECIAL TO THE LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL The casinos and resorts along the Las Vegas Strip are staple industries in Nevada. They are known for their innovative and creative use of technology in all aspects of their operations. But s
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Creating Perceptions from Reality

Across the country, the gaming industry is making communities better – creating jobs, generating opportunities for local suppliers, increasing tourism and giving back through volunteerism and philanthropy. While none of this is a surprise to those who work in the industry, it is our r
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Panel to take transportation needs on road

Daily Journal Jackson Bureau JACKSON – A task force unable to agree on a recommendation to raise taxes to improve the state’s roads and bridges will instead hold meetings designed to educate the public on the need for more funds to improve Mississippi’s transportation system. “We are
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Abandoned tower south of U.S. 90 will become resort’s next hotel

By MARY PEREZ — meperez@sunherald.com GULFPORT — Island View Casino owners are ready to refurbish the hotel tower south of U.S. 90 after signing a 50-year lease Thursday with the Mississippi state Port Authority. “We’re starting demolition (of the interior) within th
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Biloxi Property Rezoned for New Casino

The Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. — The Biloxi City Council has rezoned property west of Interstate 110 to waterfront to make way for a new casino. Waterfront zoning is required before the Mississippi Gaming Commission will consider whether it is a legal site. The Sun Herald reports
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Biloxi moving quickly on minor league baseball stadium plans (Sun Herald)

By MARY PEREZ — meperez@sunherald.com BILOXI — Plans for the new minor league baseball stadium presented Wednesday to the Development Review Committee haven’t changed much from the original renderings. They show “a solid, urban, historic-looking ballpark,” said
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The Game is Changing. Track the Trends at G2E

Change is good when you’re ready for it: Learn to anticipate before you’re taken by surprise.  At G2E, September 23-26, 2013 (Exhibits: September 24-26), you’ll find the hard-hitting strategies; essential education and unparalleled networking that are indispensable for predicting upco
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View the 2013 Southern Gaming Summit / Bingo World highlights video.

2013 was the fourth year of the joint event, and it meant a larger audience for Southern Gaming Summit, already the largest commercial gaming trade show outside of Las Vegas! The combined Southern Gaming Summit/BingoWorld show floor in 2014 will once again draw visitors from around th
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