I tried to collect some of the better pictures of what the Mississippi flood looks like around the Tunica casinos. If you have some good ones, let me know and I can add to this post. It is strange seeing the places I walk though all the time now being underwater.

BTW, many of these pics come from TunicaMS by a photographer named Trey Clark.  You can click on the pics to see larger versions or go to TunicaMS Flickr set.

May 3, 2011_Casino Strip Properties_TunicaResorts and Holywood Casinos. We often stay at the Resorts (gold) because of their prices but we just got a comp’d room from Holywood. I hope we get to use it later 😦

May 3, 2011_Sam's Town Hotel & Casino Tunica Sam’s Town is across from Holywood and Resorts. Here’s a post I did on them a few months ago when we won a free night by following @Tunicams on twitter.

May 3, 2011_Tunica RiverPark & Museum

This is the Tunica River Park right by the Fitz Casino. Here are a couple pics I took during dryer times.

May 3, 2011_Fitz Casino & Hotel_Tunica
This is the Fitz. You can see the River Park Museum in the background.

May 3, 2011_Harrah's Casino Tunica Here is Harrah’s Casino. The casino is on a barge so it floats. Obviously, the parking lot and hotel do not. The ramps are carpeted and lead “down” to the casino. Now they go up.

May 3, 2011_Harrah's Casino Tunica The Harrah’s Casino and main hotel from another angle.

Bally’s is near the Harrah’s casino on a little bit higher land. Just not quite high enough 😦

Actually, not in Tunica but in Lula just south, the Isle of Capri is also seeing its share of the Mississippi. Lets hope the folks in Arkansas don’t have to wait too long for them to reopen. BTW, this is where I learned to play Craps 🙂


GoldStike is one of the last places I stayed (post here).  They had a beautiful red Cadillac CTS in the casino that you can win. I hope someone saved it!

20110511_TreyClark_2321 Here is the Horse Shoe and Roadhouse right next to the GoldStrike. Note all the sand bags.

I did find this interesting video from Horeshoe on their preparation for the flood.  Lets hope it paid off for them: