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Going for Silver! Waveland announces plans to annex parts of Clermont Harbor, Bayou Caddy

The city of Waveland on Wednesday filed a petition in Hancock County Chancery Court seeking to annex parts of Clermont Harbor and Lakeshore, including the properties where the Silver Slipper Casino and Bayou Caddy Fishery are located. Earlier this month, the Waveland Board of Aldermen
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Foundation Gaming Group Announces a New Brand for Its Diamond Jacks Casino and Hotel in Vicksburg, MS | Business Wire

GULFPORT, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Foundation Gaming Group, LLC announced today that the Company will rebrand its recently acquired Vicksburg, MS property as WaterView Casino and Hotel. The new brand pulls from the property’s prominent location along a sweeping bend of the Mi
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Hang out with Habitat – MAY 21st!

HANG OUT WITH HABITAT –  SATURDAY MAY 21, 2016 Come out on May 21st . Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to rappel down 300′ from the IP Casino Resort & Spa! Habitat for Humanity of the MS Gulf Coast has partnered with IP Casino and Over the Edge to g
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Felicia Gavin named MBJ’s Business Woman of the Year

Felicia D. Gavin, executive vice-president and general manager for Diamondjacks Casino & Hotel in Vicksburg, was named Mississippi’s Business Woman of the Year for 2016 Thursday by the Mississippi Business Journal. Gavin was joined by 10 finalists and 39 other honorees at an event
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Georgia – House Delays Vote Effectively Killing Bill for 2016 Session

ATLANTA — Proposals to bring casino gambling to Georgia won’t receive a House vote Monday, effectively killing the effort for the 2016 session. House Speaker David Ralston told members that he had decided to postpone a vote. Monday marked the 30th day of the legislative session;
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Foundation Gaming Group Announces Appointment of Tony Scudiero as Vice President and General Manager of Diamond Jacks Casino and Hotel in Vicksburg, MS

GULFPORT, Miss.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Foundation Gaming Group, LLC announced today the appointment of Tony Scudiero as vice president and general manager of Diamond Jacks Casino & Hotel in Vicksburg, MS, which is transforming to become the WaterView Casino and Hotel. “We are
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IP Casino gives $1 million to Coast nonprofits

The Boyd Gaming and IP Biloxi Foundation donated $1 million to 37 Gulf Coast nonprofit organizations Thursday in two separate ceremonies. Bill Boyd, executive chairman of Boyd Gaming, presented three checks in the morning presentation held outside the third floor ballrooms at the casi
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Louisiana’s casino revenues drop in January

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s 15 riverboats, four racetrack slots casinos and Harrah’s New Orleans casino brought in a combined $207.1 million, a 5.8 percent drop from January 2015’s $219.9 million. The biggest percentage decrease happened in Lake Charles, where th
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Mississippi – Gaming Revenues Rise In January

Mississippi gaming revenues were up nearly 8% in January, compared to last year. MPB’s Evelina Burnett reports, it’s a boost that has the casino industry hopeful for 2016. The growth in January was propelled by a 15% rise in revenues on the Gulf Coast. Michael Bruffey is deputy
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