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Frequently Asked Questions - Answered


  1. Is there transportation available from nearby airports? Yes. Besides car rentals, most casinos offer transportation service to and from the airports in Memphis and at the Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport. Shuttle services are available from the Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport for $12.
     
  2. How old must someone be to play in the casinos? Mississippi law requires that you must be at least 21 years old to play in a casino. If you look young, you can expect security at the casino's entrance will check your identification. You may also receive a stamp on your hand. If you appear to be young, you may be further asked to provide your ID while playing by a dealer, security, or a floor supervisor. People younger than 21 can enter the casino to go to a restaurant when escorted by an adult if they must cross the casino floor, so there is no reason not to take children to the many great restaurants available.
     
  3. Can I make reservations from MississippiCasinos.com? Yes you can. You can make reservations from our Expedia link  on the main page. From that link, you can make a hotel reservation, rent a car, and arrange air travel in just a few minutes. Using Expedia saves you money, and gets you a confirmed reservation for that peace of mind you need to enjoy your trip. You can also use our Expedia link to make air, hotel, and car reservations to other cities around the world.
     
  4. I don't want to stay at a casino hotel, can I make reservations to a hotel nearby a casino? Yes you can. Through our  Expedia link you can get reservations to hotels that are nearby casinos. Note: Hurricane Katrina severely damaged or destroyed many of the Coast's smaller hotels and motels. While some have rebuilt, there is still much to do. As a result, there are fewer rooms than were available before the hurricane.
     
  5. Is there jet service to the Mississippi Gulf Coast? Yes, at the Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport.
     
  6. Is there transportation from the casinos to other casinos? Yes
     
  7. Do Mississippi casinos offer anything for children? Some casinos do offer programs and entertainment for children, but keep in mind that casinos are primarily an adult entertainment choice.  But you might want to check with the casino you are visiting to see what is available.
     
  8. Do Mississippi casinos offer R/V facilities? Some casinos do offer limited R/V services, but generally R/V service is limited to parking and not long term stays. There are several R/V parks nearby.
     
  9. Are there other things to do besides gamble? Absolutely YES! Great restaurants, shopping, golf and interesting places to visit are nearby all the casinos. On the Mississippi Coast, there is the beach, terrific deep sea fishing-from charter boats or just off the piers located adjacent to the casinos.
     
  10. I am on a limited budget, are there discount packages available? Yes. Most casinos, and nearby independent motels and hotels, offer discount vacation packages and discount meal and entertainment coupons. Be sure to ask when making a reservation or when you check in at the desk.
     
  11. What makes Mississippi Casinos different than casinos in other states? The best answer is HOSPITALITY. You will find vacationing in Mississippi different and fun with friendly, courteous employees.
     
  12. Do the casinos in Mississippi ever close? Mississippi's casinos are 24-hour a day operations, and generally do not close. There are rare exceptions. For example, casinos on the Gulf Coast may temporarily close if there is a hurricane or tropical storm forecast to hit nearby. Riverfront casinos may close if there are unusually high river levels. In every case, the closure is well announced in the news media. MississippiCasinos.com will also carry those notices.
     
  13. Can I use casino chips  from one casino in Mississippi in another Mississippi casino? Yes you can. The chips can be played without exchanging them, however the dealers will substitute those chips with those from their casino when played. You should ask your dealer, or the cashier about the chips if you have any questions. It is normal for the dealers and cashiers to examine carefully the chips from other casinos. The best practice though is to cash out your chips at the casino where you got them.
     
  14. Is nearby parking available at Mississippi Casinos? Yes. Ample parking is available at all Mississippi Casinos. Parking is also available for large vehicles. Valet and self parking is also available.

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