Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. Closes Tunica Casino

BILOXI, Miss., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISLE) officials announced today the closing of the company's Tunica property's casino operation.

In anticipation of the previously announced sale of the company's Tunica property, the company ceased operations of the Tunica casino facility today. The hotel and support facilities will remain open pending the closing of the transaction, which is expected to take place within approximately 30 days.

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. owns and operates 14 riverboat, dockside and land-based casinos at 13 locations, including Biloxi, Vicksburg, Lula and Natchez, Mississippi; Bossier City and Lake Charles (two riverboats), Louisiana; Black Hawk, Colorado; Bettendorf, Davenport and Marquette, Iowa; Kansas City and Boonville, Missouri; and Las Vegas, Nevada. The company also operates Pompano Park Harness Racing Track in Pompano Beach, Florida.