Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 04, 2011
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. announced today that it will be temporarily closing its Lighthouse Point and Jubilee Casinos, both in Greenville, Mississippi, due to the rising water levels of the Mississippi River. The Lighthouse Point Casino will close Thursday, May 5th, 2011, at Midnight and the Jubilee Casino will close Friday, May 6th, 2011, at Midnight. The re-opening date of the casinos will be determined at a future time based on the conditions of the river.
Interim Chief Executive Officer Daniel Ninivaggi said, “The safety of our employees and guests are of the utmost importance to us so we are taking proactive steps to ensure their safety. Throughout these very critical times, we will be actively monitoring the situation and working with local and state government as well as the Mississippi Gaming Commission throughout this time.”
About Tropicana Entertainment
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. ("Tropicana Entertainment") is a publicly traded company (Symbol - TPCA) that, along with its affiliates, owns or operates 8 casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, and New Jersey. In addition, the Company owns a development property in Aruba.
Tropicana Entertainment owns approximately 5,750 rooms, 8,300 slot positions and 240 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Contact: Trent Dang, Tropicana Entertainment Inc. – 702-589-3875 – tdang(at)tropicanaent(dot)com
Source: Tropicana Entertainment, Inc.
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