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Gulf coast casinos

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Hotels & Casinos' started by TrewBrew, Nov 24, 2015.

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  1. TrewBrew

    TrewBrew Low-Roller

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    Don't think that I will be able to convince the misses to go to Vegas this year. Too much going on ( Christmas travel this year , two week mission trip for her me staying home to manage business, niece wedding in June, son #2 wedding in August, nephew wedding in September, son #2 wedding in January). Maybe just maybe a gulf coast beach trip, could be pulled off. Any recommendations on casinos on the coast, preferable with beach access.
     
  2. BayouBengal

    BayouBengal VIP Whale

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    Really the only beach access will be Biloxi. Beau Rivage is the class of Biloxi but there are tons of options for casinos in Gulfport/Biloxi.
     
  3. mansam

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    I'm a regular at The Beau ~ nothing comes close to it in Biloxi. Even though I'll be in Vegas at Wynncore in about a week, Biloxi is a heck of alot easier getting to from the east coast for quick trip. The Beau actually is a Steve Wynn property way back when (& it looks a little like Bellagio). Enjoy it
     
  4. TrewBrew

    TrewBrew Low-Roller

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    One in a while I get a mailer from there. Don't think the wife can pass up free air fare and room. Going to give it a try.
     
  5. shifter

    shifter Degenerate Gambler

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    The beach in Biloxi isn't even worth driving by.
     
  6. BayouBengal

    BayouBengal VIP Whale

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    True. The closest half decent beach is Gulf Shores in Alabama. Destin is superior to GS but there's no casinos there.
     
  7. NewOrleansSlimm

    NewOrleansSlimm Low-Roller

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    they do call it "the Bellagio of the south"

    there are several to choose from on the coast and few off the coast from biloxi to waveland...I personally stay at harrahs gulf coast as its a CET property so its comped but it is really small, it has a sky bridge to cross the road but not much of a beach

    now my friend stayed at Island View a few months back when it was warm out and they said it was really nice and they treated them really good for first time there...heres a few pics

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    this is from harrahs gulf coast, beach off to the side, an island and great lawn directly across

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    the original Grand casino and golden nugget in the background
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  8. flyguyfl

    flyguyfl Low-Roller

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    Beau has an excellent pool but it will be too cold at Christmas time. to use it. Same is true for the beach and the best one in the Biloxi area is on am offshore island you can visit via ferry.

    The original name or the Beau Rivage was to be Bellagio but Wynn changed it. Even people working at the Beau don't seem to know that tidbit. I will be at the Beau 15-18 Dec.
     
  9. NewOrleansSlimm

    NewOrleansSlimm Low-Roller

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    im still trying to figure why the Beau built a baseball stadium...last time I was out that way in august, they had a wheelchair baseball game going on
     
  10. BayouBengal

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    There's a double team there now. The Shuckers.
     
  11. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Beau did not build it. They did get naming rights and have a suite, etc. Minor league team plays there.
     
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    Now I wish I did make the drive to Biloxi when I was in New Orleans. Guess I'll have to try again another time.

    I have not been in almost 3 years
     
  13. NewOrleansSlimm

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    besides the casinos, a walmart and ton of waffle houses, there is still not much out there, last time i was there, went by the beach, the water was down right nasty...ive been in the gulf plenty times and never seen it so bad




    as for the stadium, it was being built right by the Beau and named "MGM stadium" or something like that so I assumed it was something the casino built
     
  14. MNVegasgal

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    Was just in Biloxi last weekend. My host said the locals do not get in the water in Biloxi. They have a few barrier reefs that keep the water from flowing to and from.. and it gets pretty murky. The beaches are nice for walking, and the pool at the Beau is nice.
     
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    Many years ago, it wasnt pretty but it wasnt bad...within the last few years just looking at it was disgusting...
     
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