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Coast casinos taking in more money than last year

The 12 Coast casinos are $14 million ahead for the first three months of the year after posting a $2.8 million increase for March. LuAnn Pappas, president and CEO of Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort, said March was the casino’s second-best month since it opened in D’Iberville in December 2015.

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Mississippi Gaming

4/26/2017

article Why did the Gaming Commission deny two Coast casino sites?
(Mississippi) -- More than a month after they denied site approval for casinos in Biloxi and Diamondhead, the Mississippi Gaming Commissioners released a statement...

4/24/2017

article Mississippi gross gaming revenues recover in March
(Mississippi) -- After surviving a dismal February that saw aggregated gross gaming revenues drop by 10% year-on-year to $171.8 million, the commercial casino industry...

4/22/2017

article Casino revenue rebounds strongly across Mississippi in March
(Mississippi) -- Gamblers lost more at Mississippi casinos in March, as revenue rebounded from a dismal February. State Revenue Department figures show gamblers lost $...

4/21/2017

article March was strong for Coast casinos
(Mississippi) -- The 12 Coast casinos posted the first $100 million-plus month of the year in March, at $110.1 in gross casino revenue, but the total for the first...
article Parking garage is just the start of what’s coming to Scarlet Pearl
(Mississippi) -- 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.

4/20/2017

article Coast casinos taking in more money than last year
(Mississippi) -- The 12 Coast casinos are $14 million ahead for the first three months of the year after posting a $2.8 million increase for March. LuAnn Pappas,...

4/14/2017

article Biloxi suing state of Mississippi seeking money the state is holding
(Mississippi) -- Biloxi is suing the state of Mississippi seeking the money the state is holding from rent paid by the Golden Nugget Casino Resort, according to the...

4/5/2017

article Developers appeal rejections of Mississippi casino sites
(Mississippi) -- Developers are appealing denials of two casino sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Jacobs Entertainment wants to build a casino in Diamondhead, while...
article Diamondhead casino developer appeals Gaming Commission decision
(Mississippi) -- A day before the deadline, Diamondhead Real Estate on Wednesday joined RW Development in appealing the Mississippi Gaming Commission’s denial of...
article State finally has good month of collections
(Mississippi) -- State revenue collections, which have been sluggish for more than a year, spiked in March even as the Legislature was ending the 2017 session by making...

3/28/2017

article 2 Tunica County casinos to be purchased for $44M
(Mississippi) -- Bally's Casino Tunica and Resorts Casino Tunica are changing hands. Penn National Gaming of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, said Tuesday that it will pay...
article Bally's and Resorts Tunica casinos to be sold for $44 million
(Mississippi) -- Penn National Gaming Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the holding companies for Bally’s Casino...

3/27/2017

article Need a summer job or side hustle? Harrah’s Casino is hiring.
(Mississippi) -- Harrah’s Gulf Coast Casino is looking for upbeat and positive job candidates to work for the summer season. A job fair and networking will be held...

3/22/2017

article Casino revenues continue to fall in Mississippi
(Mississippi) -- Casinos in Mississippi began 2017 on the wrong foot, having won almost 7% less from gamblers this past January when compared to the same month last year...
article Coast casinos start 2017 millions down from last year
(Mississippi) -- No Leap Day this year and the timing of Mardi Gras contributed to a 9 percent drop in casino revenue on the Coast in February. The decline was 10...

3/21/2017

article Casino revenue falls sharply across Mississippi in February
(Mississippi) -- Gamblers stayed away from Mississippi casinos in February, sending revenue tumbling 10 percent compared with the same month in 2016. State Revenue...

3/20/2017

article Casino employee arrested on charge of theft of a slot machine
(Mississippi) -- Agents with the Mississippi Gaming Commission on Saturday arrested an employee of the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino on a casino violation. Gary Landon...

3/17/2017

article Mississippi rejects two proposed sites
(Mississippi) -- Two proposed casino sites were rejected by state regulators yesterday. The three members of the Mississippi Gaming Commission discussed the proposal for...

3/16/2017

article Future of planned Mississippi casino resorts to be decided today
(Mississippi) -- In Mississippi, the future of two proposed Gulf Coast casino resort projects will reportedly be decided later today during a meeting of the Mississippi...
article Gaming Commission says ‘no no’ to new casino sites
(Mississippi) -- Less than four hours after the Mississippi Gaming Commission again denied site approval for casinos in Biloxi and Diamondhead, representatives of RW...
article Gaming Commission votes no on two casino applications
(Mississippi) -- The Mississippi Gaming Commission voted Thursday to deny permits for two potential casino sites in South Mississippi. The March meeting of the Gaming...
article Mississippi panel rejects 2 proposed coast casino sites
(Mississippi) -- State regulators on Thursday rejected two proposed casino sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast — the second time the same sites have been blocked.

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