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Heard it on the River: Rudi succumbs to social media pressure

12 December 2011
Never thought I would succumb to this “social media” stuff sweeping the world and making our lives busier than we want them to be. After deriding it for over a year I have jumped on the bandwagon that is exponentially growing at a horrific rate and I can now bore you on TWITTER@RUDISCHIFFER, FACEBOOK, and even by blogging at GOODTIMESRADIO.BLOGSPOT.COM. ... (read more)
 

Mississippi casino holding $20,000 blackjack tournament

31 October 2011
Cash is king and VP Adolph Lepre knows that and to that end has cooked up a $20,000 guaranteed cash first place pot for Fitzgeralds Casino Hotel - Tunica's Mississippi’s Hot Hands blackjack tournament that is now on us, this Thursday and Friday (Nov. 4-5). “Promo cash and the like have their place,” said ... (read more)
 

Heard it on the River: Myths part of the game

4 October 2011
They come from far away with money in their pockets and stars in their eyes looking for the Golden Fleece. They wander up to a blackjack table a bit tentatively and slide into a seat after watching the play for awhile. Your suspicion is confirmed when they hold the cards they are dealt with both hands until the dealer points out the error of their play. ... (read more)
 

Heard it on the River: Madam Chief a first for Choctaws

4 October 2011
Phyllis Anderson is a busy lady but finds time for three children, is stepmother to four more and grandmother to two. Now she has added to her workload and was inaugurated Tuesday as the first female chief of the proud Mississippi Band of Choctaws…an energetic and ambitious tribe that has carved out a ... (read more)
 

Heard it on the River: Pearl River continues to thrive

6 September 2011
With all the gloom and doom surrounding the gaming business, (unless you own a Macau casino) Pearl River Resort continues to buck the bad economy with some strong projections for 2012. Here is a thumbnail summary of what the Mississippi Band of Choctaws forecast for the coming year, according to GENERAL PAUL HARVEY, president and CEO of the Resort in southeast central Mississippi. ... (read more)
 

Heard it on the River: Flooding hurts Mississippi casinos

27 June 2011
The water and mud that flooded casino jurisdictions up and down the Mississippi River in April failed to wash away the buildings but did swallow up revenue leaving behind a 60 per cent drop for May compared with the number last year for Riverfront operations, according to the state department of revenue. ... (read more)
 

Heard it on the River: Horseshoe Casino hosting $7 million blackjack lottery

15 February 2011
It's not a tournament as such, more of a high dollar promotional lottery of sorts but the numbers are compelling. HORSESHOE, which has always been a leader in high dollar tournaments has launched the ULTIMATE $7 MILLION GIVEAWAY which turns out to be a blackjack lottery, if such a thing exists. Here is my ... (read more)
 

Positive developments at Pearl River

1 December 2010
CHOCTAW, Mississippi -- With the economy continuing its strangle hold on America and the casino industry severely in recession for over two years, positive news is hard to come by and thus it nice to report that the light at the end of the tunnel in Choctaw is not a train but an active and aggressive program of development. ... (read more)
 

"Absolutely" says Hunter on new Sportsman Casino

4 May 2010
Over the years since the Tunica casino complex became entrenched, many wannabe hopefuls have visited and dreamed of their casino sprouting up in the surrounding cotton fields and providing an endless flow of cash for their coffers. The problem was that the cash to open their glitter palaces was not in place and never would be as they sought to build their dreams with other people's money. ... (read more)

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Rudi Schiffer
Rudi Schiffer is a long time columnist and contributing writer for Jackpot Magazine, the South’s leading gaming publication, and for casinocitytimes.com, the world’s leading casino industry internet news distributor. He is also owner and co-host of the 20-year-old Goodtimes Radio Show, now simulcast on Fridays from 3-6 PM Central Time from Country Classic 1180 AM, Memphis networked with KMIS 1050 AM, and 103.9 KGLU FM from Kennet, MO covering parts of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi. His radio show is also archived at audiovegas.com. A Boston University Journalism graduate, he resides in Memphis, TN. Known as the "Voice of Tunica" for his support the gaming jurisdiction for two decades, he was also recently named to Memphis Business Quarterly Magazine’s 3rd annual “The Power Players, Who’s Who” of Memphis.He is also a contributing writer for Southern Gaming & Entertainment and Mississippi Gaming.

Rudi Schiffer Websites:

www.AudioVegas.com
Rudi Schiffer
Rudi Schiffer is a long time columnist and contributing writer for Jackpot Magazine, the South’s leading gaming publication, and for casinocitytimes.com, the world’s leading casino industry internet news distributor. He is also owner and co-host of the 20-year-old Goodtimes Radio Show, now simulcast on Fridays from 3-6 PM Central Time from Country Classic 1180 AM, Memphis networked with KMIS 1050 AM, and 103.9 KGLU FM from Kennet, MO covering parts of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi. His radio show is also archived at audiovegas.com. A Boston University Journalism graduate, he resides in Memphis, TN. Known as the "Voice of Tunica" for his support the gaming jurisdiction for two decades, he was also recently named to Memphis Business Quarterly Magazine’s 3rd annual “The Power Players, Who’s Who” of Memphis.He is also a contributing writer for Southern Gaming & Entertainment and Mississippi Gaming.

Rudi Schiffer Websites:

www.AudioVegas.com