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2009-12-16 10:55:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced plans to resume scheduled service from Gulfport/Biloxi, Miss., to the carrier's hub in Atlanta and add new service from Gulfport/Biloxi to Tampa/St. Petersburg, Fla. This service will begin on Friday, January 8, 2010, and will replace existing charter service to Atlanta. Flights to Atlanta and Tampa/St. Petersburg will operate on Wednesdays, Fridays and...

2009-08-25 09:01:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Hard Rock International announces The Sound of Your Stay, set to launch at Hard Rock Hotels and Casinos, August 25, 2009. Moving forward from the Mark Ronson Hard Rock compilation, Hard Rock strives to be at the forefront of music industry trends with exclusive programs and extraordinary experiences. In conjunction with NY-based strategic music and brand marketing company, BMF Media Group, The Sound of Your Stay invites Hard Rock Hotel guests to...

2009-07-23 18:29:00

Images Based on Photos Taken Year Following Wrath of Katrina, Rita and Wilma WASHINGTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five lighthouses that withstood the fury of devastating hurricanes -- in some cases while partially submerged -- will stand tall on postage with the issuance of the Gulf Coast Lighthouses commemorative stamps. Available nationwide today, the 44-cent First-Class stamps, issued in sheets of 20, depict the Matagorda Island (TX), Sabine Pass (LA), Biloxi (MS), Sand Island...

2009-05-29 14:25:00

ST. LOUIS, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to continue operating the Isle of Capri Casino in Freeport, Grand Bahama during a transition period, following which Isle of Capri intends to exit the operation. The term of the transition period ends on August 31, 2009, although under certain circumstances, it may be extended for up to two additional months in order to allow sufficient time for a new...

2009-05-28 08:00:00

First G2S game management solution on the market includes innovative sbX(TM) Floor Manager and impressive game library RENO, Nev., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that Imperial Palace Casino Resort & Spa, located in Biloxi, Miss., has signed a contract with IGT to install the sbX(TM) Tier One package. Installation will proceed pending regulatory approvals and will include sbX(TM) Floor Manager, including access to over 100 themes...

2009-04-04 08:33:57

Casino owner MGM Mirage is courting buyers for its facilities in Detroit and Biloxi, Miss., to meet looming debt obligations, sources say. The Las Vegas company is holding a private auction to find takers for two of its dependable cash cows -- the MGM Grand Detroit and Biloxi's Beau Rivage casino -- to help meet obligations on its $13.5 billion debtload as well as to save its foundering CityCenter project on the Las Vegas Strip, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday. The newspaper also...

2009-02-26 07:16:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISLE) announced today that it will release its financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2009 before the market opens on Tuesday, March 3, 2009, and will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 10 a.m. central time. The toll-free telephone number to access the call for the U.S. is (866) 783-2146. The international telephone number to access the call is (857) 350-1605. The conference...

2009-02-10 23:20:00

BILOXI, Miss., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Talk about generating economic stimulus. Tommy McMillan, a 67-year-old local man from Biloxi told his wife Tuesday that he "just had a feeling" when he woke up and wanted to play his favorite slot machine at his favorite gaming destination - the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Biloxi. That lucky feeling paid off when McMillan hit a $14,387,950 statewide progressive $1Wheel of Fortune(R) MegaJackpot(R) - a world record for a slot jackpot outside of the state...

2008-09-29 03:00:20

By Jeter, Lynne While residential construction on the Mississippi Gulf Coast continues to ebb, new commercial contracts are flowing - to the tune of $112 million in May alone for Gulfport, Biloxi and Pascagoula. Commercial projects in Pascagoula jumped from $2 million in May 2007 to $55 million the same month this year. "Investors tell me this is the best investment market in the country right now," said Sam Ford, commercial specialist with Coldwell Banker Alfonso Realty Inc., who has...

2008-09-01 03:00:11

By Lofton, Lynn Where does the water's edge begin? That may not be a question of consequence to upstate residents, but down Biloxi way it's of major importance to future front beach casino development. The question comes into play in compliance with legislation allowing casinos to come onshore 800 feet. The law was enacted soon after Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to help the area rebuild and prevent casinos from being blown away by other storms. A billion-dollar casino project proposed in...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'