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2013-11-21 16:27:47

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tilman J. Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget Casinos, announced today the closing of the purchase of the Lake Charles Golden Nugget Casino Resort and Hotel currently under construction and next door to the highly successful L'Auberge Casino Resort located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Golden Nugget Casino Resort and Hotel holds the last gaming license issued by the state of Louisiana, and when completed, will be one of the most luxurious gaming...

2013-03-28 20:21:11

LandShark Landing & Margaritaville Marina Officially Open April 5th BILOXI, Miss., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With Spring here and summer right around the corner, Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant Biloxi is geared up to excite guests with an array of new offerings and the return of some familiar favorites. From the first annual seasonal re-opening of LandShark Landing & Margaritaville Marina to Seaplane commutes, new gaming opportunities and...

2013-01-09 12:24:02

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of their acclaimed 2012 year-long world tour, Crosby, Stills & Nash will tour again in 2013, beginning with a series of dates in May in the Southeastern United States. The tour begins May 5 at the Hard Rock Live in Orlando, FL, and concludes at the Hard Rock Casino & Resort in Biloxi, MS on May 25. Other highlights include Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL (May 7), the Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena in Hollywood, FL...

2012-05-10 02:27:50

BILOXI, Miss., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's always 5 o'clock somewhere and on May 22, somewhere is Margaritaville Biloxi. The Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant Biloxi will open to the public on May 22 at 8pm, bringing a casino experience to the Gulf Coast unlike any other. Inspired by the lyrics and philosophy of Jimmy Buffett, a native son of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant is a natural fit for Biloxi. Fans of the island lifestyle, devoted...

2012-03-05 07:30:00

ST. LOUIS, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISLE) announced today that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement with Golden Nugget Biloxi, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Landry's, Inc., to sell its Isle Casino Hotel in Biloxi, Mississippi. Under the terms of the agreement, Golden Nugget Biloxi, Inc. has agreed to pay Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. approximately $45 million. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and other customary...

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...

2010-09-13 04:30:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Trevelino/Keller Communications Group, an integrated public relations, social media and brand communications firm, today announces the addition of SlimWare Utilities to its technology practice. Based near Biloxi, Miss. SlimWare Utilities is a cloud-based provider of data management solutions that repair, update, stabilize and optimize personal computers. "We're very excited to work with Trevelino/Keller Communications Group," says Carla Shaw, vice...

2010-08-31 10:05:00

BILOXI, Miss., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Signs of recovery from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina continue to happen along the Gulf Coast with the reopening of The Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, the 400,000 square foot expanded and renovated Center offers a state-of-the art exhibition, sports, meeting and banquet facility serving Mississippi, the Southeast and national markets. The redesign was led by tvsdesign, an architectural...

2009-11-24 12:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will present astronaut Fred Haise, Jr., with NASA's Ambassador of Exploration Award during a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Gorenflo Elementary School in Biloxi, Miss. Haise will present the award, consisting of a moon rock encased in Lucite for display, to Paul Tisdale, superintendent of the Biloxi Public School System, and Tina Thompson, the school's principal. Haise attended Gorenflo. (Logo:...