The Pearl River Resort near Philadelphia, Mississippi reopened their Golden Moon Casino, just across the highway from Silver Star Casino in February after a six year hiatus. The opening was part of a $70 million makeover at the sprawling casino resort. Today, they opened a new bingo hall, the only one available at a casino in the state.
Now players can pit their bingo skills against each other and participate in progressive jackpots with other bingo sites across the state. “This is something that the customers have asked for and we want to make sure we stay competitive with others. We listen to what our customers say and we’re hoping that bingo will get big here,” Chief Anderson of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians told local media.
The tribe is looking to carry forward momentum after appointing the former vice-president of casino operations as interim CEO after a resignation and while they recruit another leader to the post.
The opening of the renovated Golden Moon saw a new gaming floor with over 1,000 slots, 25 gaming tables, a 14 table poker area, a restaurant and a bar with a video wall and a complete makeover of all 1,100 guestrooms at the resort.
“The main thing is to make sure that we continue with the progress that we’ve made and this is just one way of doing that is bringing new events here to attract more customers,” says Chief Anderson.