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The rising Mississippi River is causing Tunica's casinos to close. The area's nine casino are all set to close on a staggered schedule beginning Thursday.

According to the website for the Tunica Convention and Visitor's Bureau, all visitors must be off the property by 2 p.m. on the designated day. The closing schedule is based on current forecasts and may change based on weather conditions.

Closing Schedule

Thursday, April 28, 2011
Resorts Casino Tunica

Friday, April 29, 2011
Bally's Casino Tunica

Sunday, May 1, 2011
Fitz Casino Tunica
Hollywood Casino Tunica
Sam's Town Casino Tunica
Harrah's Casino Tunica

Monday, May 2, 2011
GoldStrike Casino Tunica
Horseshoe Casino Tunica
Roadhouse Casino Tunica

The Veranda and Terrace Hotels, the Harrah's Convention Center, the Bellissimo Spa, Cottonwoods Golf Course, Tunica National Golf & Tennis, and Casino Factory Shoppes are all open and will remain open for business as usual.

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