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2011-06-16 05:00:00

LAS VEGAS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the IP Casino Resort Spa in Biloxi, Mississippi, from Imperial Palace of Mississippi, LLC, and Key Largo Holdings, LLC, for $278 million in cash. The Company will also contribute $10 million at closing to the Engelstad Family Foundation, which will be distributed over the next five years to local and regional charitable organizations in...

2011-05-18 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The phrase "there's always something happening at Hard Rock" has rung true for four decades. So, as one of the world's most recognizable brands turns 40 this year, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos has made sure that 2011 is no exception. To honor the occasion, Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos will roll out signature events and one-of-a-kind offerings that bring authentic music and rock 'n' roll experiences to life at each of its world-wide...

2011-03-16 17:32:00

LAS VEGAS, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the nationwide debut of its M life loyalty program, MGM Resorts International launched the unequaled Live the M life Sweepstakes, an 11-week contest with once-in-a-lifetime prizes that offer a glimpse into M life member benefits. Serving as the overarching consumer rewards brand for MGM Resorts' properties in Las Vegas, Mississippi and Detroit, M life focuses on experiential rewards, leveraging a collection of amenities no other resort...

2011-02-15 07:00:00

LAS VEGAS, NEW ORLEANS, and BOSSIER CITY, La., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: PNK) announced today two Louisiana property management appointments, with Barry Regula named Vice President and General Manager of Boomtown New Orleans and Lance George as Vice President and General Manager of Boomtown Bossier City. Mr. Regula moves to his new role in New Orleans following a ten year tenure at Boomtown Bossier City, including the last four as Vice President...

2011-01-11 06:50:00

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spring Pilgrimage is "Coming Home." When March 26 - April 3 arrives, it will be six years since the Gulf Coast Council of Garden Clubs held its last Spring Pilgrimage. Hurricane Katrina in 2005 destroyed homes and gardens, many of which have only recently been completely restored. "Coming Home" will be the very appropriate theme of the return of this 58-year tradition of hospitality. From Pascagoula to Pass Christian, the eight-day...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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