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Jul 15, 2020


Biloxi, Miss. (March 16, 2020) – This afternoon, the Mississippi Gaming Commission ordered that casinos within Mississippi, including Harrah’s Gulf Coast, suspend gaming operations effective at midnight on March 17, 2020.

The decision was made out of concern for the public health. To date, there have not been any reported cases of COVID-19 at Harrah’s Gulf Coast. Harrah’s Gulf Coast will continue to work with our state and local leaders and our team members to get through this difficult time together.

Harrah’s Gulf Coast will work with the Mississippi Gaming Commission to execute a smooth closing process and will reopen as soon as the state gaming commission determines it is appropriate to do so.

About Harrah’s Gulf CoastHarrah’s Gulf Coast is a Caesars Entertainment property. Located on the beaches of Biloxi, Mississippi, the resort completed a $14 million hotel renovation in Spring 2016 and features a 35,000-square-foot casino that boasts 800 of the newest and hottest slot machines, 35 action-packed table games, a sports and entertainment venue, 406 Club, and a sports wagering venue, The Book, along with six dining amenities: Magnolia House, a fine-dining restaurant by James Beard Award semi-finalist, Chef Kelly English, the 24-hour restaurant, Steak ‘n Shake, Chef Thomas Genin’s The Blind Tiger – Biloxi Beach, Flavors Buffet, a bar and lounge, Mix & Mingle that connects to an outdoor pool oasis and Starbucks coffeehouse, located in the hotel lobby. The restaurants complement Harrah’s Gulf Coast’s other award-winning amenities, including Grand Bear – a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course – the 16,000-square-foot relaxation retreat Bellissimo Salon & Spa, complete with a fitness center and The Great Lawn, a 10.5 acre event venue that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. Featuring Caesars Rewards ®, the most inclusive loyalty program in the country, guests have access to exclusive benefits across the country with the ability to redeem offers and reward credits at any of the 40 destinations within the network. For more information, please visit


CONTACTShay SmithAdvertising & Communications ManagerHarrah’s Gulf 228.209.7418