February 7, 2013
There’s a line in “Ocean’s 13” where Al Pacino and Andy Garcia are talking about a new table game that Bernie Mac is touting and Garcia says he’ll try it out at his Tunica property and Pacino says, “Mississippi? That’s where games go to die, isn’t it?”
It sounds funny but its actually the other way around. Tunica is a great test market that lets us gamers try out the new things. The number one thing I miss when I go to Vegas is the Caesars drink menu. Lets say you want some red wine. You hit the menu on the slot machine, pick wine and beer, pick red wine, and click OK. In a few minutes, the server is there to provide you with a drink. (more…)
June 25, 2012
We just got back from a weekend in Tunica. I’ve got a lot to report so I thought I’d start with some new video slots.
WMS has come up with a series of games called “Colossal Reels”. Usually, we hit different casinos to try different games but on this trip I spend ½ my slot money on the different variations of this game at each casino (I saw it at Gold Strike, Resorts, and Horseshoe)
May 18, 2011
This Harrah's phrase has new meaning!
I’ve been posting about the Mississippi floods especially around the Tunica casinos. Some of the pictures really are amazing. The good news is the casinos are starting to open. So, if you work there or just have some pent up need for a good time, things are looking up!
I caught up with Valerie Morris, Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs, Caesars Mid-South : (more…)
March 16, 2011
In my quest for great deals in Tunica, I ended up at an unlikely place, Gold Strike Tunica. We found a room for $53.75 (see my last post) which is a nice price for Gold Strike but a high price for someone “thrifty” like me (Mrs gambler uses another word 😦 ) (more…)