G&D’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards Revealed!

The results are in…and Gaming and Destinations is excited to announce this year’s Top Casinos for everything from rooms and suites to entertainment and eats! 

This year, our Readers’ Choice Awards had over 30,000 votes from gaming enthusiasts throughout the region letting us know their favorite casinos to stay and play.

We hope you enjoy reading through this year’s awards, and perhaps visit a few on you next gambling adventure!

Congratulations to all of the winning properties on a job well done! These awards show that your hard work to satisfy your customers is unprecedented and noticed by all!


May Casino Concerts and Shows

Check out our list of Top Concerts and shows in May from our Preferred Casino Partners!









Restaurant Review: Coast Seafood & Brew at Beau Rivage – Biloxi, Mississippi

Biloxi, Mississippi is one of the fastest growing destinations in the country offering visitors all of the essentials for a great getaway. Miles of white sandy beaches, nearly a dozen great casinos and several historic sites, including Beauvoir, Jefferson Davis’ home when he died, you can’t go wrong with frequent visits. Biloxi is also known for exceptional restaurants showcasing everything from casual beach front fare to authentic French and Italian cuisine, and of course, seafood!


Triple Crown Triumph: Skill or Chance?

Is horse racing a game of skill or a game of chance? Maybe it’s both. To reach the greatest heights in racing, you not only need great skill, but also a bevy of factors to properly align.

In 2015, American Pharoah proved himself early, overcoming troubled starts and bad weather, while taking down the competition time and time again. After his win in the Kentucky Derby (gr. 1), it was clear this was a special horse that could make his own luck.


Treasure Island Resort & Casino opens additional pool in The Lagoon

RED WING, Minn (May 10, 2017) –The Prairie Island Indian Community broke ground in 2016 on an $86 million dollar project to that would include a number of phases to complete additions and remodeling to the existing Treasure Island Resort & Casino property.

The most recent addition is set to open May 12, to the extremely popular The Lagoon water park. The addition includes 1913 square feet of splashing pool space. The new pool has a number of functions including a lap pool which can double for water volleyball when not being used for laps, an activity area with two in pool basketball hoops and a warm water spa. There is also 2397 square feet of indoor deck space with comfortable fun seating around the new activity pool.


Birdies & Blackjack: Top Casino Courses

Casinos are known for providing the best for their guests. If you want decadent dining, you’ll find it at a casino. If you want to relax in a world-class spa, you’ll find it at a casino. If you want to catch a concert, you can do it at a casino. There isn’t much you can’t do when you visit your favorite property, and that includes golf. In addition to all of the other amenities, casinos boast some of the best golf courses in the country that rival the elite private courses that are harder to gain access to play.