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Beau Rivage shortly after Katrina

Treasure Bay shipwrecked

Treasure Bay Casino barge

Six months after Katrina, work to demolish the Treasure Bay's Casino barge is underway.

Treasure Bay Casino Main Building

Gaping hole in the Grand's Barge shows slots ready to play

The Grand's Casino Barge Crushed Ohr Museum Building

The Grand's casino barge looking east on U.S.90

Biloxi Grand's main site is still closed six months after Katrina but the property is being maintained.

Grand's Biloxi Casino Barge six months after Katrina. Demolition is nearly complete. This photo is taken on March 5, 2006.

Biloxi Casino Magic silhouetted looking west on U.S.90 photographed several weeks after Katrina.
 
Casino Magic six months after Katrina remains closed. No work is underway. No word on when the casino will reopen.

Hard Rock suffered extensive damages. Photo shortly after Katrina.

Six months later, there is no work underway on the Hard Rock as the money for its repair is tied up in a legal issue. However, developers are maintaining the property. It's casino barge suffered catastrophic damages.

President Casino Barge shortly after Katrina.

President Casino Barge five months after Katrina.

Repairs are underway on the Palace Casino. Photo taken several weeks after Katrina.

Six months later, the Palace Casino is open with a new land-based casino inside its hotel. But repairs are still being made.

Boomtown survived the storm on Back Bay, but damaged

Imperial Palace survived with only modest damages.

Boomtown Casino six months after Katrina.  Boomtown's casino barge has been taken to a Pascagoula Shipyard for repairs. It normally would be seen on the left side of the photo. The casino is set to reopen late in 2006. But look for a different configuration. Boomtown is plans to move its casino barge to a new mooring location. The fill dirt seen in this photo is just south of the new mooring location.

Imperial Palace is open. Photo six months after Katrina.

Gulfport Grand suffered major damages. Harrah's, which owned the Gulfport Grand, has sold the property to the Copa's owners, who will open a new casino in the former Grand Oasis Hotel.

Gulfport Grand Entrance

Copa Casino was destroyed

Gulfport Grand's Hotel

Casino Row looking east. Harrah's recently demolished the Grand's Island View Hotel in the foreground right. The entire Grand Casino property will be redesigned.


Isle of Capri after debris cleanup shortly after Katrina.


This Isle of Capri is open and operating a land-based casino in its hotel.


Biloxi Casino Row by Satellite
Click on image for larger version - Sat Photo by NOAA


Casino Magic Bay St. Louis, survives with flood and wind damages. Here, the parking lot has been cleared of debris. The Magic is Bay St. Louis is expected to reopen late in 2006.