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In the Month of August

Aug.1, 1992 Isle of Capri is the first “dockside” riverboat casino to open in Biloxi Mississippi. By the year 2,000 the Biloxi/Gulfport area becomes the second largest gaming region in the US. Aug. 2, 1876 James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok, age 39, is shot from behind while playing poker in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. The hand …Read More


In the Month of July

July is Sports and Recreation Book month. Buy and read a good book about gaming. July 2, 1973 First opened as the Holiday Casino converted to Harrah’s Las Vegas in April 1992 July 4, 1835 Vicksburg Mississippi orders all gamblers to leave town within 24 hours or suffer the consequences. The few that didn’t leave …Read More