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How casino projects compare

Scarlet Pearl in D'Iberville was the first casino to open in South Mississippi under the Mississippi Gaming Commission's new requirements. Rotate Black was unable to get financing for its casino at the Gulfport Harbor, where another casino now is proposed. This is how the projects compare:

Scarlet Pearl

Cost: $290 million

Rooms: 300

Square footage: 60,500

Unique amenity: Mini-golf course with volcano

Parking: Lot

Restaurants: 4

Rotate Black

Cost: $170 million

Rooms: 300

Square footage: 53,000

Unique amenity: Hemingway brand

Parking: Garage

Restaurants: 3

Proposed casino

Cost: $140 million

Rooms: 300

Square footage: 50,000

Unique amenity: To be determined

Parking: Garage

Restaurants: To be determined

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