Katrina Conversation: The state of gaming

The Gulf Coast gaming industry has witnessed its share of expansions and contractions before and since Katrina, and the changes are continuing to occur. Find out where we were, what happened and where we’re headed in a special Katrina conversation, “All bets are …,” on Wednesday, May 13 at 7 p.m.  at the IP Casino Resort Spa,

Panelists will be Jerry St. Pe, former chairman of the Mississippi Gaming Commission; Alan Godfrey, director of the Mississippi Gaming Commission; Michael Cavanaugh, longtime Biloxi gaming attorney; and Chevis Swetman, longtime Biloxi banker. Moderator will be Len Blackwell, also a former chairman of Mississippi Gaming Commission.

The event, part of the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art’s continuing “Katrina +10” retrospective, is free and open to the public, although a $10 donation is suggested.

K10 coming up: “Katrina +10” will celebrate MDOT’s rebuilding of the Biloxi Bay and St. Louis Bay bridge with a bridge walk om the Biloxi Bay Bridge Saturday from 8 to 10 a.m. There’s no registration fee, but walkers are encouraged to bring canned food donations for hands across America food bank. First 50 walkers will receive commemorative T-shirt. Then from 2 to 4, the O(hr-O’Keefe will celebrate the post-Katrina revival of the arts and artists with a museum reception and free admission.
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