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…)
May 14, 2011
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. (more…)
May 10, 2011
The Mississippi River continues to rise (pics from last post). According to WMCT in Memphis, “approximately 4,600 hotel rooms have been closed, equating to $6,210,000 in lost room revenue per month (assuming 75% occupancy at $60 per night)”. Listening to the radio today (May 9th, 2011), I did here the Mississippi will crest around Memphis should be peaking today and Vicksburg, Miss on Wednesday (May 10). That means the worst in Tunica should be about the time you read this blog (if you have a good RSS feed or watch my twitter closely 🙂 ) (more…)
May 7, 2011
This is what all of Tunica looks like now
I left town for Vegas one week and all of Tunica almost gets wiped out! Thank goodness they managed to save the “Casino Dog” over by Gold Strike, I was just at the Gold Strike a few weeks ago and also the Fitz. Take a look at how you get to the Fitz today 😦