tunica hotels and biloxi hotels

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  1. Liman

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    Ill put it here just to see if I can get any real info from anyone who frequents any of these places.
    Im finally planning on getting down there end of summer.
    in tunica Id prefer a hotel casino near other hotel casinos, decent pricing, decent food, nice sized casino.
    Biloxi, Im think beau rivage or whatever its called down there on the gulf.....
    any advice or suggestions Id like to see/read.
     
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    Liman, Tunica is almost rundown at this point but if you are still thinking about going there, here is the info

    - Gold Coast (MGM) and Horse Shoe (Ceasers) are almost connected and they both have casino and hotel. Road house was also there but no longer has a casino
    - Within a five mile radius you can hit Sam's town (BOYD) hotel and casino, Hollywood (Hollywood) hotel and casino and Bally's (Hollywood) casino only and Fitz
    - There are a few other smaller casinos but no craps tables there.

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  3. Edward-ky, May 2, 2019

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    I been to them all and always like the table at sams town. Last time I was there they moved the table and took the ATS bet off the table. And sams town the table was usually very few people unlike gold strike and horseshoe.
     
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  4. Mssthis1, May 2, 2019

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    The only place in Tunica I've stayed at that is still open is the Horseshoe. I felt it was really dated, maybe super 8 quality. The gambling wasn't that good either. They never have enough tables open and the open ones are usually full of degenerate gamblers from Memphis.

    In Biloxi I've stayed at the Beau and Hard Rock. Both are nice. Hard Rock is more of a party atmosphere and Beau is more refined but also has more grouchy gamblers. Several other casinos are either right up the road or down the beach front street.

    Beau has a rental car counter if you need that.
     
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    Not sure what you're planning but flying Southwest into New Orleans may be an option for you. Only about an hour drive to Biloxi from New Orleans. Last time we drove along the Gulf instead of the interstate and that takes around an hour and a half if I remember correctly.

    Never stayed there but the New Orleans Harrahs is in a prime tourist area. We drove from Biloxi to New Orleans Harrah's during Mardi Gras last year.
     
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    not flying will be driving straight from Washington DC area, with a stop in Nashville and Memphis.
    gargoil, I cant picture tunica more run down than Laughlin.
    we don't worry so much about dated hotels as long as they are clean and everything is working. Id rather stay in new, but if ceasars gives me a room for 20 dollars a night, hey, Im ok with that.

    I didn't know tunica was all run down, I thought it was as described, the las vegas of the south, a bit disappointing, but if we don't like it, right down to the gulf.

    Im looking forward to good bbq, and for my wife, a bowl of grits each day for breakfast.

    my wife played slots in pioneer club in Laughlin , jokers wild in Henderson, and some other scuzzy places in Henderson/boulder city area, I don't think tunica would bother her much.

    lowlifes are in every casino, its part of the casino experience these days.

    Im looking forward to the trip.

    Im going to call ceasars in a month or two and see if they will give me some comped rooms in tunica.
     
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  7. Edward-ky, May 2, 2019

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    The Rendezvous In downtown Memphis has good bbq. There is also interstate bbq but don’t go there at night in a really shitty part of town. Then there is Corkys which is pretty good. Now the service at Interstate is really bad. Use to eat lunch there quite a bit when I worked in Memphis. If you want bubble machines you can go to west Memphis and go to Southland park racing they had 3 or 4 of them but they also have all the degenerates from Memphis there. If I had a choice I would go to Biloxi.
     
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  8. The Midnight Skulker, May 2, 2019

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    One of the apparent benefits of having a "local" haunt that is truly only a wide spot in the road -- Jackpot, NV, marked on the map below -- is the lack of lowlifes. I do have to confess I have not been there much in the last few years, but I do not recall ever seeing any types I would label "undesirable" even on the property, let alone in the casino.

    Jackpot, NV.jpg
     
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    Uh......you can take Fitzgerald off of your list, UNLESS you enjoy the smell of PISS in the Parking lot, & enjoy engaging with people inside the Casino that look like they're on Skid Row.

    It's been a while since I've been to Tunica, so maybe things have changed a bit. Heck.....I didn't even know that Road house had closed until Billy mentioned it.

    Horseshoe Casino WAS plastered with a bunch of " Finger Snappers" during my last visit.

    I think that Biloxi might be a better venue for you, & the Mrs.
     
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    I had a thing with corkys for a few years, Id call them and theyd ship our orders up there. they are near the fedex hub so even though it was ridiculous in price, Id order my ribs and get them delivered the next day. rendezvous is on the list. I wonder if southern lowlifes look any different from the types I run into in philly and AC?
    I usually don't have problems with assholes, Im 6 ft tall, and just mean looking, so they usually avoid me, and as soon as they do, my typical response is Im not a fucking bank.
    ofcourse, never know when one of those rednecks will pull out a gun.....but we avoid casinos later in the evenings, and are careful about showing money.
    its not like Im going to play at every table or bubble that I come upon, Ill choose carefully.

    caesars will comp a room for us. you guys are making me think about tunica, Im disappointed everyone is saying shitty things about it, but I have to go there.
    I have to see it and experience it once.
     
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    Liman, Top nailed it, go to Biloxi. Beau, Hard Rock or Scarlet Pearl.
     
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    I never did go to the scarlet pearl. Went to beau hard rock harrahs golden nugget and the one on the other end forget the name now. I went to hard rock the most. Did hit the ATS and was hastled cashing in a purple chip cause I didn’t have a players card at golden nugget. I liked harrahs since the dealers were more friendly there. The beau was ok just didnt like the hike from the parking garage to the tables. Is the scarlet pearl the one that is down near harrahs and golden nugget? I couldn’t get in the parking garage there seems they have lower ceilings in the parking garage.
     
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    now you guys are making me damn curious, I have to stop in tunica at least one night.
     
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    sounds like once I get out of Nashville I shouldn't put the top down anymore?
     
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    Well just don’t go down the wrong street in Memphis. I did that once and a guy gave me and a friend a hand gesture to show we were not welcome in that area. Though there is nice areas in Memphis you just don’t want to find yourself in the bad areas at the wrong time.
     
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    I've ever had any problems in Tunica. The main thing for me is the only 2 things to do are gamble or look at Catfish ponds. If you haven't been there check it out once. Getting a free room at Horseshoe shouldn't be a problem. Last time we were driving to Biloxi and decided to stop there on a weeknight the rack rate was $29. That was Febuary 2018.
     
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    I've ever had any problems in Tunica. The main thing for me is the only 2 things to do are gamble or look at Catfish ponds. If you haven't been there check it out once. Getting a free room at Horseshoe shouldn't be a problem. Last time we were driving to Biloxi and decided to stop there on a weeknight the rack rate was $29. That was Febuary 2018.
     
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    Going to Sam's Town next couple of days. 12' table, $5 min, always low traffic. Can't beat it....
     
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    Scarlet Pearl is just over the bridge from IP. Exit 2 on the I-110
    I love how competition works. SP opens with really nice rooms and Keurig coffee makers in all. Didn’t take long before MGM saw the handwriting on the wall and sent a letter of apology to us cardholders about the lack of coffee makers in rooms. Mind you there was none for 19 years. Shazam! Keurig in all rooms. What next, mini fridge like SP? Not holding my breath!
     
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    I ran a couple of pharmacies (my own pharmacies) and worked in another over 4 decades. 2 of the highest crime zip codes in this country.
    some lowlife telling me to go fuck myself Id probably laugh at him and smile.
    I always keep it real.

    I understand that now Im 64 and slowing down, me and my wife become more of a target since criminals like older targets.

    I avoid going out in unfamiliar areas at night, and stick close to hotel when Im not sure of area.

    Its worked so far.

    but I appreciate the advice/warning.

    when I went to Chicago, random roller actually gave me a map, like I was in the military, don't go above this street, below this one, or east and west.
    stay within the safe zone. I followed his map. although on the way home, we ended up in gary, and the top had to go up.
     
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