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US – Twin River encouraged by strong restart at Hard Rock Biloxi

Twin River Worldwide Holdings has been encouraged by the strong initial results of its operations at Hard Rock Biloxi, which it reopened on May 21 points, citing strong pent-up demand in regional markets. Through the first ten days of operations, this property experienced slot and table win results that were up approximately 30 per cent…

US – Kiss confirm Rock & Brews Casino ribbon cutting in Biloxi

Legendary US rock band Kiss will take part in a public ribbon cutting at the Rock & Brews Casino they are partnering in at the site of the former Margaritaville Casino in East Biloxi on March 15. In November, the developers RAM Group confirmed they had signed a letter of intent with Kiss to build…

US – Harrah’s Gulf Coast pays homage to Biloxi’s sports betting past

By opening a new sports bar called the 406 Club in time for the start of the new football season, Harrah’s Gulf Coast is looking to bring a little bit of old Biloxi into its casino. The 406 Club is phase two of the sportsbook at Harrah’s Gulf Coast Casino and is a nostalgic nod…

US – Penn National Gaming launches sports betting at five casinos

Penn National Gaming said it expects to begin offering sports betting at Hollywood Casino – Gulf Coast and Boomtown Casino – Biloxi on August 17 2018, and at Hollywood Casino – Tunica, 1st Jackpot Casino and Resorts Casino Tunica on August 24 2018. Timothy J. Wilmott, Chief Executive Officer, said: “Penn National is thrilled to…

US – IP Casino debuts sportsbook in Mississippi

The IP Casino Resort and Spa today announced it has opened its sports book, making the Biloxi property one of the first in the state of Mississippi to offer sports betting to its guests. The IP sports book opened near Highlights Sports Lounge, located on the second floor of the IP. The IP’s parent company,…

US – Mississippi Gaming Commission rejects new casino proposals

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has rejected two separate proposals for casinos in Biloxi and Diamondhead; one from RW Development’s South Beach project in Biloxi, and the other from Jacobs Entertainment Diamondhead. RW Development had wanted to build The Gold Coast Resort at Veterans Avenue and Highway 90 whilst Jacobs Entertainment Diamondhead had resubmitted plans for…

US – Mashantucket Pequot tribe to build Foxwoods in Biloxi

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation announces its plans for the development and operation of a Foxwoods-branded, casino resort, to be located at Biloxi Pointe in historic Biloxi Mississippi. Through a new strategic partnership —the Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise will partner with Biloxi Boardwalk Ventures, LLC, Chris Ferrara-Sponsor, and with The Hartmann Group, LLC; the resort’s…

US – Twin River to purchase Hard Rock Biloxi

Twin River Worldwide Holdings is buying the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi from Premier Entertainment Biloxi for around US$250m in a deal expected to be completed in the summer of 2014. The casino houses 1,342 slot machines, 51 tables and four poker tables whilst the 12-story hotel has 325 rooms. The 12-story AAA-rated four…

US – Margaritaville to add hotel rooms to Biloxi resort

Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant Biloxi will break ground on a new hotel facility in the Spring, and estimates construction will be completed Spring 2015. The new hotel will feature 250 rooms, 170 deluxe guest rooms and 80 two- and three-bedroom suites.  In addition, they will become one of the first resort properties to offer time-share…