Mighty Mississippi – Casino Player Magazine | Strictly Slots Magazine

Mighty Mississippi – Casino Player Magazine | Strictly Slots Magazine

Southern charm meets luxury at these top casinos

 

The Gulf Coast stretches along the Gulf of Mexico for hundreds of miles. Near the gulf waters you can see marshes, barrier islands, estuaries and bays, but more importantly, the top casinos in the country!

Here is a brief look at a few of the best.

 

 

BEAU RIVAGE RESORT & CASINO Biloxi, MS

Southern hospitality defines Beau Rivage. With 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms, including 95 luxurious suites offering panoramic views, this Southern beauty offers you a world you’ll love. This premier destination offers pools and spa, golf, shopping, arcade, distinctive dining, superstar entertainment and endless excitement.

Game on! Indulge your passion for a very grown-up type of play in the 24-hour excitement of the spacious, luxurious casino. The variety is unbelievable, and the atmosphere, electric. With everything conveniently located on one expansive level, you’re sure to find a diversion that matches your mood.

Boasting over 1,800 of the hottest, newest and most in-demand slot games available, the Beau Rivage slot floor is a thrilling sight to behold. You will find machines ranging in denominations from 1¢ to $100, including more than 500 progressives. This tremendous variety of classic reels, innovative video slots or the ever-popular video poker games guarantees that you’ll never utter the word “bored.”

You will find a variety of games and denominations, friendly dealers and a stylish, comfortable atmosphere that will enhance every experience. Fast, free cocktail service makes it easier to concentrate on your next move. Enjoy all your traditional favorites like craps and roulette, along with a unique assortment of games including Mini & Midi Baccarat, Single Deck Blackjack, Crazy 4 Poker, 3 Card Poker, Pai Gow, Mississippi Stud, Ultimate Texas Hold ’em and more.

At Beau Rivage, BetMGM Book Bar & Grill is the Southeast’s premier destination for high-energy sports entertainment and dining. Bet MGM features dozens of HD TVs including a giant video wall, center focal bar with comfortable flex-back seating, 35 video poker machines, and a large five- window sports betting counter. A VIP lounge area, roomy booth dining and individual seating invite guests to enjoy a game, a collection of American sports bar classics, as well as a vast assortment of wine and cocktail offerings, including a varied beer selection featuring seasonal and regional drafts, in a comfortable, smoke-free environment.

From fine dining to quick bites, Beau Rivage will satisfy any discerning palate. Top picks are award- winning BR Prime, Jia and Stalla. BR Prime exudes a contemporary sophistication that manages to be both welcoming and refined and offers enticing choices such as dry-aged prime beef and tomahawk ribeye from the in-house butcher, cold-water lobster tails, seasonal oysters, Alaskan King Crab and Day Boat Diver Scallops. Jia is a sophisticated take on authentic Asian cuisine featuring signature dishes including Teriyaki Salmon, Ginger Lobster and Mongolian Ribeye, plus noodles, sushi and traditional favorites. Stalla, Beau Rivage’s Italian restaurant, creates just the right recipe for an evening of classic Italian food. Stalla’s traditional menu, inspired by the northern Italian countryside, is reminiscent of Old World–style restaurants in New York’s Little Italy. So prepare to indulge. Enjoy staples like spaghetti and meatballs or brick oven pizzas; or try one of Stalla’s long- time favorite entrée and pasta dishes—chicken parmigiana, veal piccata and lasagna.

 

GOLDEN NUGGET BILOXI Biloxi, MS

At Golden Nugget Biloxi, upscale Gulf Coast getaways are attainable for everyone. You can spend your days atop a floating daybed at the H20 pool and sip a Daiquiri at the swim-up bar; or watch your stack of chips grow at the blackjack tables, then see your favorite performer take the stage.

At Golden Nugget Biloxi, you can unwind in the spa, freshen up in the salon, shop boutiques, get your pulse revving in the fitness center and play a round at one of eleven area golf courses. There is truly something for everyone. No matter who you are, Golden Nugget Biloxi offers resort-style luxuries for everyday escapes.

The sounds of winning reach you from every direction, with 1,159 of the latest slots, a sportsbook, and 49 table games staffed by dealers who know how to keep the play hot.

The variety is unbeatable, with slots and video poker machines from $.01 to $100. New slots include Jackpot Inferno, Buffalo Gold, Sugar Hit Jackpots, Wild Lepre’Coins, Birds of Pay, Colossal Diamonds, 88 Fortunes and Buffalo Stampede.

You can also convert bonus points into free play right at your favorite slot machine! Insert your 24K Select card into any slot machine with free play enabled, enter your pin and follow the on-screen instructions. You can convert your bonus points to free play as often as you like.

There’s nothing like table gaming to put you in the spirit. Golden Nugget offers the best table casino games and friendliest dealers in Biloxi. Experience the energy of craps with 10x odds, plus mini baccarat, blackjack and roulette, with limits from $15 to $5,000. Other favorites include Three Card Poker, Mississippi Stud Progressive, Pai Gow Poker Progressive and Ultimate Texas Hold ’em Progressive.

From small bites to an all-out binge, you never have to leave Golden Nugget to enjoy the best restaurants in Biloxi. Discover an exciting collection of on-trend restaurants that offer something for every mood. Popular favorites like The Buffet, Michael Patrick’s Sport Café and Lillie’s Asian Cuisine are joined by signature dining experiences from Landry’s. Enjoy the down-home comfort, southern charm and fantastic seafood dishes of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Taste “The Best Steak…Anywhere” at Morton’s The Steakhouse, which also features fresh coastal dishes. No matter which you visit, Golden Nugget restaurants deliver tasty dining experiences at delicious values.

 

HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO BILOXI Biloxi, MS

Make your vacation legendary at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, overlooking Mississippi’s own majestic Gulf shore. Featuring 479 stylish rooms and suites, five great entertainment options, and a collection of rock memorabilia, Hard Rock is your choice for luxury accommodations and resort suites.

Enjoy the thrill of the stakes climbing higher with over 900 exciting games featuring the most up-to- date games available, so you can spin to win all night long. Exciting new games to Hard Rock Biloxi include Dragon Link, Shadow Of The Panther, Wheel Of Fortune, along with favorites like Walking Dead II and Dancing Drums.

Maybe you’re more in it for the intensity of a good run on a table game. For the thrill of a good table game enthusiast, Hard Rock offers 50 table games including blackjack, craps, roulette, baccarat, Pai Gow, Three-Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold ’em, High Card Flush and Mississippi Stud.

Experience the tastes of the good life with any of the rocking restaurant and bar options. Whether you’re looking for something quick and savory, or you’d rather dress to the nines and enjoy the finery of a three-course meal prepared by world-class chefs, your palate will be satisfied. So, dig in because there’s always something fresh and delicious to try at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi.

Offering authentic coastal cuisine and local seafood, the Half Shell Oyster House serves up a healthy dose of southern hospitality, along with the Gulf’s finest and freshest oysters, served however you like them: raw, charbroiled, New Orleans style, or Rockefeller. You’ll also experience real local favorites, like gumbo, po-boys, shrimp and grits, royal reds, and traditional mainstays like steak, pasta and salad. If you crave steak, Ruth’s Chris is the place. At Ruth’s Chris Steak House, your meal is specifically tailored to satisfy your exact desires. From the cut of choice beef to the preparation and perfect temperature, you’ll wonder how you ever ate steak any other way.

Take part in the excitement and the music at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, where the nightlife is the good life and there’s always something new to experience. With all of the incredible bands playing just off the casino floor, you have every reason to get on your feet and catch the rhythm of some of music’s great performers. Paint the town red at multiple venues, bars and lounges without ever leaving Hard Rock.

 

IP CASINO RESORT SPA Biloxi, MS

Winner of the elite AAA Four Diamond award, the IP Casino Resort Spa is the Gulf Coast’s entertainment resort destination. Towering 32 stories over the scenic Back Bay of Biloxi, the IP is home to more than 1,000 elegantly appointed hotel rooms and suites with full amenities. This casino resort features a vast array of live entertainment options, great restaurants and a first-class spa to indulge your senses. IP also offers specialized golf packages to the Coast’s premier golf courses.

Enjoy an unforgettable gaming experience in the 70,000-square-foot casino. With more than 1,200 slots, 48 table games and a 10-table non-smoking poker room, you’re sure to find the game you’re looking for.

So be sure to get in on the new slot machine action—you might find yourself the next big winner! Featured games include Game of Dragons II, Invaders From The Planet Moolah, Jewels of the Night, Reel Em In Catch The Big One 2 and Ultimate Fire Link Power 4. 20x odds on craps is just the beginning of IP’s dedication to providing players with the best gaming you crave high-stakes action, be sure to check out the high-limit area. Table games include blackjack, craps, Dragon Bonus Baccarat, Let It Ride and roulette.

With one AAA Four Diamond restaurant and one AAA Three Diamond restaurant, the IP’s innovative dining offerings are sure to exhilarate any palate. Indulge yourself at one of the two award-winning fine-dining restaurants, thirty-two and tien. You can also grab a quick bite at one of the casual dining outlets.

 

ISLAND VIEW CASINO RESORT Gulfport, MS

Located on the beach in Gulfport, Island View Casino Resort offers the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s largest land-based casino. This includes an 83,000- square-foot casino on the north side of Beach Blvd. and a 43,000-square-foot smoke-free casino on the beach side of the resort. The two casinos combined offer 2,700 state-of-the-art slots, 49 table games and two sportsbooks. The 1,000,000- square-foot resort also features 970 hotel rooms and suites in two towers and a variety of upscale amenities such as high-end linens, upgraded mattresses, in-room refrigerators, coffee makers, flat- screen televisions and complimentary wireless Internet.

Escape to this paradise filled with all the amenities you deserve and all the thrilling gaming and delicious dining you crave!

Your chance to win big awaits. Island View offers the newest slots and traditional favorites, with denominations ranging from penny to $100. This collection also includes video poker machines, from nickel to $1, each with multiple keno games. The hottest new games include Gold Hills Lucky Mule & Prospector Pete, Ultra Rush Gold Tiger Run, Mythical Phoenix, Super Dragon Progressive Wheel Bonus and Super Buffalo Wheel Bonus.

If tables are your passion, there are plenty to choose from, including Mississippi Stud Poker, Three Card Poker, Ultimate Texas Hold ’em, Pai Gow Poker, roulette, craps and blackjack.

And with 18 different food and beverage choices at Island View, what’s not to love? Delicious options include Carter Green Steakhouse, Beach Blvd. Steamer, C&G’s, The Buffet, Prime Cut, Dockside Deli, The Diner, Beignet Café, two coffee shops and two casino lounges, to name a few.

And for a change of pace, try Windance. This 18-hole championship course features over 6,600 yards of challenging golf complete with breathtaking landscapes, rolling hills and lush greens, and has recently been transformed into one of Mississippi’s top resort golf courses. Significant renovations to Windance include the addition of new, state-of-the-art irrigation systems, a new lake, new native areas and decorative stone work.

 

PALACE CASINO RESORT Biloxi, MS

Palace Casino Resort is the only smoke-free casino on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the premier destination for luxurious accommodations, superior guest service and endless excitement. Nestled along the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and Biloxi’s Back Bay, the resort offers spacious, modern, well- appointed hotel rooms and suites with stunning views, award-winning restaurants, non-stop gaming, championship golf at The Preserve Golf Club, and amazing amenities to complement your stay.

The casino features state-of-the-art slots, in denominations of penny to $25, and a wide variety of classic table games. Friendly, experienced dealers are ready to count you in. Table games include blackjack, craps, Three Card Poker and King’s Stud, to name a few. Open every day, but casino gaming will be suspended between 3 a.m. and 8 a.m. for deep cleaning and sanitizing surfaces. You are sure to find all of your favorites and maybe even discover a few new games as well!

Sports fans can visit the Gulf Coast’s FIRST race book at Palace Casino Resort. Contact Sports & Race Book features an integrated betting and bar experience. Place your bets at one of the self-service terminals, or visit one of the teller windows for help with common and more advanced wagers. With more than 50 televisions for a premium viewing experience and the same exciting sports bar and restaurant you know and love, you won’t want to miss it.

The food is plentiful. USDA Prime steaks cooked to perfection, succulent fresh seafood, delectable desserts, fine wines, gourmet coffees, fresh pastries and cakes, an allyou- can eat buffet featuring mouth-watering seafood, barbeque, Asian and Southern comfort foods, or casual dining at the grill… you’ll find it all at the Palace Casino Resort.

To celebrate that special evening, head over to the award-winnng Mignon’s Steaks & Seafood. This gourment restaurant is dedicated to creating an enchanting meal with unparalled attention to detail, extraoridnary service and delectable cuisine. From small plates to shareables to local caught seafood and mouthwatering steaks, Mignon’s is the perfect spot for an amazing night out.

More than just a casino and resort, the Palace is also a notable golf destination. The Preserve Golf Club is 18 holes of “pure golf.” The course encompasses 245 pristine acres, surrounded by an additional 1,800 acres of dedicated nature preserve. Designed by U.S. Open champion and award- winning course designer Jerry Pate, the native surroundings of pitcher plant bogs, cypress swamps, longleaf pine savannas, live oak groves and native grass prairies are ingeniously integrated into the design of the 18-hole, par-71 layout.

For more information, visit www.palacecasinoresort.com.

 

SCARLET PEARL CASINO RESORT D’Iberville, MS

A premier casino resort complete with stunning views, award-winning dining and above all, some of the most dynamic gaming on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort is the best way to treat yourself.

The casino resort features 300 hotel rooms, a miniature golf course, an event center, a luxurious pool and multiple restaurants. The casino is home to DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook, over 900 slot machines with new games such as Slots Dragon Lights and XWheel Panda, over 50 live video poker machines and over 30 table games. The tables feature roulette, craps, blackjack, baccarat, Three Card Poker and more. Discover an elevated gaming experience that combines modern sophistication with exceptional hospitality.

Watch your favorite games on 23 HD screens surrounding an astounding 144-square-foot entertainment screen at DraftKings at Scarlet Pearl Sportsbook. You can stay up to date on your favorite team, all while playing your favorite video poker game and enjoying a bite to eat. Or you can place a bet on your favorite teams on one of several selfservice kiosks. They are available 24/7 and accept wagers for as little as $10. The kiosks also offer in-play betting.

An experience like no other, The Orchid Room is redefining the high-limit gaming experience. The space features private gaming, personal televisions, topof- the-line slot machines and amenities that you cannot find anywhere else on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The Orchid Room team delivers the ultimate in services and amenities, from warm scented hand towels and curated cocktails, to your own personal television and phone charger at each slot machine.

Dining at Scarlet Pearl is a cornucopia of culinary delights. From fine dining at Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood to casual fare at Under the Oak Café, Chopstx Noodle Bar, or Ami Pizza?, they have it all. And when it’s time to get cozy, stop by Lounge Nocherie. With a dual-sided fireplace and luxury lounge seating, you can sip on handcrafted coffees, including espressos, lattes and cold brews.

Connected to Scarlet’s Steaks & Seafood, Butler’s Bar & Lounge offers an extraordinary drink menu, a whiskey selection to delight any enthusiast, an eclectic selection of wine by the bottle and glass, and a vast selection of premium spirits with a relaxed and welcoming vibe.

For more information, visit www.scarletpearlcasino.com.

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Author: Benjamin Lee