TYPES OF CASINOS IN VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI
All of the casinos in Vicksburg are housed on riverboats. They are not allowed to cruise and all Vicksburg casinos must remain dockside.
Three of the casinos in Vicksburg are built on barges so they resemble a land-based building rather than a riverboat. The fourth casino, Ameristar, is housed on an actual paddlewheel riverboat.
All Vicksburg casinos offer: slots, video poker, blackjack, craps, roulette and three card poker. Other optional games offered are: Spanish 21, baccarat, mini-baccarat, poker, pai gow poker, let it ride, Caribbean stud poker Mississippi stud, ultimate Texas hold’em, big six wheel, four card poker, casino war and keno.
The payback percentages for slot machines at all casinos in Vicksburg are released as a matter of public record. Just click here to see a list of slot machine payback statistics for all Mississippi casinos.
Whenever you win any jackpot of $1,200 or more in Mississippi, they will withhold 3% of your winnings for the Mississippi Tax Commission as a gambling tax. The tax is nonrefundable and the $1,200 amount would also apply to any cash prizes won in casino drawings or tournaments.
The minimum gambling age at all casinos in Vicksburg is 21 and all Vicksburg casinos are open 24 hours..
Vicksburg is one of the most historic cities in the South and is most famous for its National Military Park where 17,000 Union soldiers are buried. The Park is America’s best-preserved Civil War battlefield and you can take a 16-mile drive through the 1,858-acre Park on a self-guided tour. In the Park you can also see the U.S.S. Cairo, the only salvaged Union Ironclad. Admission to the Park is $15 per car and allows unlimited returns for seven days.
For more information on visiting the casinos in Vicksburg, or for more general tourism information, call the city’s Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 221-3536, or visit their web site at: www.visitvicksburg.com
Shown below is a list of all Vicksburg casinos. Click on a casino name to see a page of detailed information about that particular casino.
- Ameristar Casino Hotel – Vicksburg
- Lady Luck Casino – Vicksburg
- Riverwalk Casino & Hotel
- WaterView Casino and Hotel
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