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Silver Slipper Casino in Hancock County has a hotel

The new hotel at Silver Slipper Casino in Hancock County will open this Memorial Day Weekend. “Our first guest will cross the threshold at 4 p.m.,” general manager John Ferrucci said Friday. “We’re already sold out for the weekend,” he said, and are takin
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Coast casinos post big win in April

http://www.sunherald.com/2015/05/20/6236588/coast-casinos-post-big-win-in.html Coast casinos post big win in April South Mississippi’s 11 casinos made it four out of four months this year that gross casino revenue topped 2014 numbers. The April report released Wednesday shows a
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2 Gulfport men nominated to Mississippi Gaming Commission

Posted by: in  Economic Development, NEWS, Tourism March 12, 2015 BILOXI — Two Gulfport men could take their seats on the Mississippi Gaming Commission next week in Biloxi — if the state Senate can confirm their nominations in time. The Sun Herald reports
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Sports betting could boost casino traffic

http://msbusiness.com/2015/05/sports-betting-could-could-boost-casino-traffic/ Sports betting could boost casino traffic By FRANK BROWN At a time when many states are looking for ways to reverse sagging casino revenues, there’s a three-judge panel in New Jersey pondering a decision th
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Gaming officials concerned over falling Tunica casino revenues

http://msbusiness.com/2013/04/gaming-officials-concerned-over-falling-tunica-casino-revenues/ Gaming officials concerned over falling Tunica casino revenues Home » MBJ FEATURE » Gaming officials concerned over falling Tunica casino revenues When Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill recently
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Island View unveils new hotel tower in Gulfport

Island View unveils new hotel tower in Gulfport http://msbusiness.com/2015/05/island-view-unveils-new-hotel-tower-in-gulfport/ Home » NEWS » Economic Development » Island View unveils new hotel tower in Gulfport By LISA MONTI The local owners of Island View Casino Resort in Gulfport u
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Alabama Senate committee approves lottery, casino bill

Senate committee approves lottery, casino bill May 14, 2015  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A lottery and casino bill has cleared its first hurdle in the Alabama Legislature. The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee approved the bill Thursday on a 5-3 vote. The bill seeks to authoriz
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Biloxi casinos pass $2 billion mark in taxes paid

Biloxi casinos pass $2 billion mark in taxes paid Biloxi’s casino gaming industry, which marked its 20th anniversary in 2012, achieved a milestone without much fanfare last month: The industry crossed the $2 billion-dollar mark in taxes paid to state and local governments. Gamin
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Harrah’s New Orleans seeks to cut 400 jobs in shadow of smoking ban

From NOLA.COM…. After warning that New Orleans’ new smoking ban would chase away gamblers, Harrah’s casino is asking state lawmakers to let it cut 400 employees from its payroll — a proposal that apparently has blindsided Mayor Mitch Landrieu…. http://www
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