Casino Getaways: Sensational Spas, Showrooms and more!

When it comes to beating the odds in the casino, sometimes the best strategy is to make your casino getaway less about the gambling, and more about pampering yourself and enjoying the amenities offered. While the casino’s may not like to hear us say that, they wouldn’t build these luxurious spas, indoor pools, concert venues and more if they didn’t feel their guests would utilize them. In our opinion, it is the amenities like these that sway visitation, and encourage us visit time and time again, and for G&D to continue to write about them in our articles.

We are excited to feature a few of the premium casinos around the region that are sure bets for not only great gambling, but also awesome indoor amenities.

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Lights, Camera, Action! Top TV Chefs!

Whether you are a culinary artist, a novice in the kitchen, or merely want to snack while watching a literal feast for the eyes, there is just something about food preparation that makes it hard to look away. Some shows, in particular, are extremely captivating, which is partly due to the person guiding the viewer through the recipe. From expert chefs to YouTube sensations, there are a plethora of show hosts worth noting for their personality alone.

We are excited to present to you some our favorite cooking shows and chefs that inspire our culinary caveats…enjoy!

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Dining Destination: Great Tastes in Tunica

Fairbanks Steakhouse at Hollywood Casino Tunica

 

Just minutes south of Memphis you’ll find two amazing restaurants that capture the essence of Southern-style cuisine and offer a truly unique dining experience, Fairbanks Steakhouse at Hollywood Casino and The Barn Prime at 1st Jackpot Casino.

Award-winning Steaks & Seafood at Fairbanks

Fairbanks Steakhouse at Hollywood Casino greets you with classic style and sophistication, as well as an outstanding menu filled with steaks, chops, seafood and an array of rich pastas and fresh salads. As the recipient of several awards from Southern Gaming and other outlets, this elegant restaurant features extraordinary service and an award-winning wine selection.

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Casino Knowledge: Questions From the Vault with John G.

I field hundreds of questions from readers every year. They cover a wide range of topics including strategy basics, bankroll needs and even gaming history. A few catch my eye as being of special interest.

Right now, with the expansion of sports betting, there are things players need to know that were outside their usual domain before last year. Here are a few from the vault you might find interesting.

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Top Casino Sports Books and Bars: Gearing Up for the Game   

As the summer winds down, football talk ramps up. Teams are in full-scale practice mode and working to tweek their playbooks for the first games in August. This season is sure to be filled with some magnificent match-ups both at the college and professional level, so we wanted to offer you our suggestions for which casinos have the best set-ups to take in the action, and even make some wagers. Several of the Mississippi casinos offer full sports betting, while others offer great places to watch games, grab some suds and grub and cheer on your favorite teams.

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