Which casinos in Tunica are closing? The Resorts Casino in Tunica, Mississippi is scheduled to close on June 30th. It will be the third casino to close in Tunica since 2014. The Roadhouse closed in January of this year and Harrah’s Tunica in 2014. Tunica has been on a long downward slide caused by competition from neighboring states.
How many casinos have closed in Tunica? The closures affect six casinos in Tunica and Robinsonville: 1st Jackpot, Horseshoe, Fitzgerald’s, Sam’s Town, Hollywood and Gold Strike Casino Resort, which announced earlier on social media that it would close. Isle of Capri in Lula, Mississippi would also be affected.
Why did Tunica casinos close? ROBINSONVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A casino company announced Tuesday that it’s closing a gambling hall in Mississippi’s Tunica County, the third casino to close in the area since 2014 in the face of increasing competition and declining revenues.
What happened to the Tunica Roadhouse casino? The closure was attributed to declining gaming business in the Tunica area resulting from increased competition, particularly from casinos in Arkansas. Gaming operations at Tunica Roadhouse ceased at 11:59pm on January 26, 2019, reducing the number of operating casinos in Tunica County to seven.