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Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel Announce Eugene Gibson As New General Manager

Ben Horlock

The Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel in Natchez, Mississippi, has named Eugene Gibson as their new general manager. The announcement came on Wednesday (May 29) via Saratoga Casino Holdings. 

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Gibson will undertake his new role immediately and brings three decades of gaming and hospitality industry experience with him.

Some of Gibson’s new duties will involve him overseeing the overall day-to-day operations, as well as working alongside the current team to help build on the current success of the property.

In his most recent role, Gibson was the Senior Director of Operations at the Riverwalk Casino in Vicksburg. Prior to that, Gibson held several director-level and leadership positions in Louisiana, Washington and Mississippi.

“Eugene will play an essential role in continuing the success we’ve seen at Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel,” said Sam Gerrity, CEO of Saratoga Casino Holdings LLC, the owners of the Magnolia.

“His extensive wealth of knowledge in the business will allow him to effectively lead the team and strengthen our overall operations, while continuing to deliver exceptional service to our guests,” he added.

Naturally, Gibson was delighted with the appointment: “I’m thrilled to join the team at the Magnolia Bluffs Casino Hotel. I look forward to becoming a member of the Natchez community and working closely with the team to grow the success of the property.”

Meanwhile, the Mississippi Gaming Commission (MGC) reported that the state’s casinos generated $235.1Million in revenue in March. This was an increase of 13.8% compared to February ($206.7m).

Additionally, Mississippi sports betting revenue reached $44.5m for March 2024. Consequently, this figure was up an impressive 41% from the month previous.


Ben Horlock

Ben is an experienced news and features writer who specializes in providing expert guides on all aspects of online and in-person gambling. Ben has over ten years experience writing for web-based audiences and has strong expertise in casinos, online cryptocurrency gambling platforms as well as slots and table games. Ben has been published across a number of english international news outlets, including InstantCasinos and BitcoinCasino. As well, Ben has worked in social media for four years in the sports gambling industry.