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IMG_4384For us gaming folks, it is sometimes nice to get out of the casino for a short break.  After we checked out of the Isle of Capri hotel, we headed over to the Stanton home for a tour (they open at 10am).  If you can get there at the end of March, the flowers are just starting to bloom. (more…)


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IMG_4302Gambling and steamboats have been a part of American culture since before the times of Mark Twain. So, we were pretty happy driving up to the Isle of Capri in Natchez. The riverboat, essentially permanently  docked to the shore, is three levels with slot machines on all of them.  The top level also has a nice buffet. (more…)


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Did you know Coke was first bottled in Vicksburg Mississippi?  If you make it to Vicksburg (see my last post) take a tour of downtown and visit the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum.
Here are some photos from when we were there: (more…)


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Vicksburg
We are on day 2 our our tour of Mississippi and Louisiana.  Vicksburg has been a big positive surprise.   My dad is a big civil war buff as is my oldest son. It skipped a generation with me but you can’t live with either of them without hearing about the battle of Vicksburg.

The big thing here, of course, is the historical battle field which I’m TOTALLY unqualified to talk about (here is another good link from the Civil War trust). So, I’ll point out the nice city, pretty views of the river, shopping and several fun casinos(more…)


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Remember the days when you signed up for your first player’s card?  If you don’t, it is probably because you don’t have one!

I took my daughter over to the FanClub booth and she got a free T-shirt. I have an “Isle Casino Hotel” hat from years ago so we’ll be stylin’ on this trip.

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Isle CheapGambler #IsleRoadTripA woman, disguised at the wife of a blogger currently doing some stories on Isle casinos, made off with hundreds of dollars from the Isle of Capri Lula casino on Friday night.

“She seemed like just your regular person”, said one bystander. So good was here disguise that some people actually congratulated her. (more…)


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Got to love google maps… here are the four Casinos we are staying at.  Click them for more information.