Miss. commission adjusts requirements for new casinos

02/21/2013 | Sun Herald (Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss.), The

The Mississippi Gaming Commission will now require new casinos to have more expansive gaming spaces and more hotel rooms, among other conditions, in an effort to ensure the facilities attract new visitors. "With the competition and density of casinos in nearby drive-in markets, we no longer can just add a casino and expect visitorship to increase," said John Hairston, chairman of the commission.

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