Since mid-March, the wide roads leading to the gambling halls of Tunica County, Mississippi, have been devoid of cars. As it has in so many other places around the world, the new coronavirus has dealt a crippling blow to an economy that relies heavily on revenue from more than a half-dozen casinos, all of which were shuttered to help stop the virus's spread. Historically impoverished and Flood water from the Mississippi River closed the Tunica River Park and created challenges for wildlife as well. Near Hollywood Casino, we spotted more than two dozen deer searching for food on BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) - Phase One of the casino reopening guidelines are now in the hands of Mississippi casino operators, and the race is on to prepare for Thursday's reopening. The Mississippi Gaming Commission announced yesterday that gaming operations would be allowed to resume May 21, as long as the properties follow guidelines outlined by the commission. UPDATED INFO: (Tunica, MS) Tunica County Deputies are investigating a murder inside a hotel room at Hollywood Casino. Deputies were called to the casino just before 6:00 a.m. Deputies won’t … The company is hopeful Harrah’s Tunica, its largest casino in the market, would reopen by Memorial Day weekend. Boyd Gaming Corp. is targeting May 27 for the reopening of Sam’s Town Tunica. TUNICA, Miss. (WMC) - Search efforts are underway in Tunica after a car with two children inside crashed between Fitzgerald’s Casino and Tunica River Park. A statement from the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office says a gray Chevy Suburban driven by 29-year-old Symphony Wilson crashed around 10 a.m. Sunday morning.
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