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Casinos are in a 'great crab war'

Steven Morgan, food and beverage director for IP Casino Resort Spa explains how Mississippi casinos have stuck themselves with having to offer crab legs at their buffets and how they are coping with increased prices.

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Why are prices for crab legs going up at Coast casino buffets?

Crab legs were put on the Coast casino buffets years ago and people still expect them even when the price spikes. Casinos have increased the cost of the buffet to cover some of the expense, limited crab legs to just weekends and this summer some of the casinos began changing extra for those who want to crack away at a plate of crab legs.

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25 things you probably don’t know about Coast casinos

It’s been 25 years since Isle of Capri Casino opened in Biloxi, becoming the first casino in Mississippi and the South. It was the “perfect storm” of the right place and people at the right time, yet many of the stories and icons of the past quarter-century have been forgotten. Here’s a silver jubilee reminder of the past.

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Casinos are in a 'great crab war'

Steven Morgan, food and beverage director for IP Casino Resort Spa explains how Mississippi casinos have stuck themselves with having to offer crab legs at their buffets and how they are coping with increased prices.
John Fitzhugh jcfitzhugh@sunherald.com
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