While celebrating the opening of Island View's Beach Tower in 2015, owner Rick Carter shows plans for even more expansion of the casino property in Gulfport -- but the approval for a casino on the south side of US 90 on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, is a new development in the plans.
Island View owner Rick Carter is dreaming big
Casinos are in a 'great crab war'
25-year evolution of South Mississippi casinos
New smoke-free casino in Gulfport will bring in millennials, casino owner says
Panelists recall the early days of Coast gaming
New Scarlet Pearl parking garage opens in style
Gaming commission votes to deny two casino applications
Interactive theater show coming to Scarlet Pearl Casino
Rob Stinson likes casino near Biloxi's Restaurant Row
Palace Casino restaurants get just a touch of Old Biloxi
Casino operators look back and ahead at Coast industry
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.
Watch the transformation of South Mississippi’s shoreline as it changes from shrimp docks and empty seafood factories into the centerpiece of the region’s economy. After Hurricane Katrina, they rebuilt and re-invented themselves to retain their place and continue to grow.
Rick Carter, co-owner of Island View Casino in Gulfport, said their new 70,000-square-foot casino on the south side of U.S. 90 will be smoke free to be more attractive to millennials and other non-smokers.
The Scarlet Pearl Casino Resort opens their new $25 million parking garage and entry on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The entry will include additional retail and food stores that will open at a later date.