Mississippi Gaming Commission Meeting Minutes: May 17, 2018
The Mississippi Gaming Commission held its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 17, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. at the Jackson offices of the Mississippi Gaming Commission. Executive Director Allen Godfrey, Chairman Al Hopkins and Commissioners Jerry Griffith and Tom Gresham were in attendance. The following matters were considered:
Rainbow Casino – Vicksburg Partnership, L.P. d/b/a Lady Luck Casino, as a gaming operator.
MGM Resorts Mississippi, LLC d/b/a Gold Strike Casino Resort, as a gaming operator.
Gulfside Casino Partnership d/b/a Island View Casino Resort, as a gaming operator.
FINDINGS OF SUITABILITY
C for the following persons:
Mr. John D. Dionne, Director, Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (Tunica Roadhouse LLC; Robinson Property Group LLC; Grand Casino of Biloxi, LLS; Computer Programming, Inc.)
Joseph F. Tatum, Jr., Member of Refuge Land Company, landowners - SW Gaming LLC d/b/a Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa
Albert T. Britton, Sr. Vice President of Regional Operations of Penn National Gaming, Inc.
The Mississippi Gaming Commission approved the following:
Beau Rivage Resorts, LLC d/b/a Beau Rivage Resort & Casino and MGM Resorts of Mississippi, LLC d/b/a Gold Strike Casino Resort
- Continuous Approval of Public Offerings and/or Private Placements.
- Pledges of Equity Interests or Securities.
- Imposition of Equity Restrictions including Negative Equity Pledges.
- Guarantee of Securities and Hypothecation of Assets.
Approvals for the Transfer of the Equity Interests or Securities of De Agostini S.p.A. – IGT
The Commission approved the recommendation of the Executive Director to accept the hearing officer’s decision with respect to the following:
Player Dispute Hearing Held and Order of Dismissal Issued on February 23, 2018, in Jackson Mississippi in the Matter of Fidale Torrain vs. Magnolia Hill, LLC d/b/a Riverwalk Casino.
The Commission approved the recommendation of the Executive Director to accept the hearing officer’s decision with regard to the work permits of the following:
Amanda Mae Beatty
The Commission approved the recommendation to unanimously approve the work permit of Kwayne Labra Pryor.
The Commission approved publication of notice of proposed rule adoption and receipt of public comment for the next 25 days with respect to the following regulations to permit race and sports books in Mississippi: