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South Mississippi casinos by the numbers

By the numbers

Second-quarter statistics show the number of hotel rooms at the Coast casinos and hotel employees increased in the last year. The occupancy rate stayed the same with a $5 drop in the average daily rate:

Category 2015 2014

Hotel rooms 6,307 5,792

Percent occupancy 95% 95%

Average daily rate $75 $80

Hotel employees 2,806 2,526

Conferences 392 373

Conference attendees 44,608 56,636

-- Mississippi Gaming Commission

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