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Nationwide Gambling Revenues in a Slump, but Tunica Faring Better than Most 


It’s not home to a musically-synchronized fountains or a full-size replica of the Eiffel Tower, but financially speaking Tunica, Mississippi is besting more well-known gambling venues in this tough economy.  

 Gaming revenues have suffered a decline as they have nationwide,” said Patsy Knowles, Staff Officer for the Mississippi gaming Commission. “Mississippi revenues have fallen short of expectations 17 months in a row.”  Click here for more info...

Gambling on our Future


As the road forks, Gillespie’s vehicle heads left toward the facility.  A secured gate lifts after credentials are checked.  Walking towards the building he is armed with his battle tools- a bible and a robe.  Upon entry, he passes a sign- ‘Jail East.’ Located behind Shelby Farms, Jail East is a juvenile correction facility in Memphis.

Pastor Gillespie's mission on this Sunday is to baptize 20 juveniles, bringing God and a sense of purpose to them, “We want to let them know there is a transformation that can happen in their lives.”  Click here to read more.

Hope Scholarship


The HOPE (Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) Scholarship is one such benefit that stems from gambling.  While the scholarship is a gift from the state to future college students it is not given without meritClick here to read more.

Five Steps to Stop Problem Gambling


Read more about a 5 step plan to stop your gambling habits. You may even find some tips to help others out.  In this article are the proper steps for getting on the right track.  Click here for more information...

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