Joseph Jaeger Jr. is the most successful New Orleans businessman you’ve never heard of. And he has emerged as the biggest critic of legislation pushed by a team of lobbyists for owners of the Harrah’s casino in New Orleans.
Biloxi's had air shows before, but the Navy Blue Angels will perform this year over the water as more than 100,000 spectators are expected to watch July 21-22 at Harrah's Great Lawn, from boats near the shore and along miles of beaches.
The Louisiana Legislature is considering a bill, HB 152, that would prevent gamblers from being ejected or barred from casinos simply because they are too lucky or too skilled — as long as the players aren’t breaking the law.
Last year Mississippi Legislators passed a bill making sports betting legal if the federal ban were lifted. That could happen this year, but two Legislators are trying to put a stop to sports betting in Mississippi no matter what the court says.
Dozens of casino executives from South Mississippi are in Las Vegas or on their way to the Global Gaming Expo, and say the mood is somber after 50 people were killed during an outdoor concert and hundreds more were injured.
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.