As the project nears its anticipated Spring/Summer 2012 opening, Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant Biloxi has named key members to its management team.
Cynthia Simmswill serve as director of human resources. Simms has more than 10 years in the gaming industry, beginning at Harrah’s Casino, Joliet, Ill., and rising to regional vice president of human resources for Caesars Entertainment, Tunica, Miss. Simms was tapped to administer all human resources tasks associated with the $9 billion acquisition of Caesars Entertainment by Harrah’s Entertainment.
Margaritaville Casino & Restaurant Biloxi is located on the eastern tip of Biloxi’s Back Bay and is scheduled to open Spring/Summer 2012. Over 1,000 people are projected to be employed. The resort will have a 26,000 square-foot casino, a signature Margaritaville restaurant, a buffet uniquely themed and a multi-purpose events center. The marina will have complete facilities for 12 vessels and tie-up space for an additional 30-40 boats.