Gambling Casinos Of Tunica, Mississippi

Tunica, Mississippi is teaming with gambling casinos, including Harrah's and Hollywood Casino. Read about these casinos here.

Tunica, Mississippi is rich in two areas - cotton and casinos. As one looks across the cotton fields to the growing number of casinos dotting the skyline, it seems obvious which is on the increase.

The original ten casinos are spread about the town officially called Robinsonville, Mississippi. All of the casinos have associated hotels. You will find some of the casinos clustered together and others by themselves, seemingly dropped into the center of a cotton field.

Traveling south on Highway 61, you first come to the Grand Casino. This is the largest of the ten and quite impressive at night. The casino has well-spaced gaming machines and tables and high ceilings, which adds to the casino's "grandness".

As you continue south, road signs and billboards will lead you to the first general cluster of casinos - Bally's casino, Gold Strike casino, Horseshoe casino, and Sheraton. After turning right onto Casino Center Drive, you first come to Bally's, with its barn-like exterior. If you drive further, you will run into a cluster of three casinos. The Gold Strike towers, glittering, above the others. The center casino, The Horseshoe, has a wonderful buffet. The rightmost Sheraton, has the hotel chain's name, but houses a Caesar's casino.

Moving farther south along 61, you will find signs guiding you to Fitzgerald's casino. Fitzgerald's stands alone (about a mile off the highway) and appeals to the low-limit gamer.

Two or three miles farther along 61, you find the remaining four casinos - The Aisle of Capri casino, Sam's Town casino, Hollywood casino, and Harrah's casino. Aisle of Capri is spacious and a good choice for those who like a lot of elbowroom. The Sam's Town exterior is built to resemble an old western town. Hollywood casino is interesting to see, with movie memorabilia spread throughout. Finally, gamers will find Harrah's to be consistent with the other Harrah's casinos across the country.

If you are planning a trip to Tunica, Mississippi, make reservations ahead of time, as gaming and/or entertainment events (such as a World Series of Poker satellite tournament) can cause the reasonably priced hotel rooms to fill up a head of time. The Tunica, Mississippi site (www.tunicamiss.org) has information about local events and destinations. You can also contact the casinos directly:

· Gold Strike 1-888-24K-STAY

· Fitzgerald's 1-888-766-5825

· Hollywood 1-800-871-0711

· Grand 1-800-946-4946

· Sam's Town 1-800-458-0711

· Horseshoe 800-303-7463

· Sheraton 800-391-3777

· Harrah's 888-789-7900

· Isle of Capri 1-800-THE-ISLE

· Bally's 800-38BALLY

Good luck to you in Tunica!

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