Other people had swum to taller buildings or trees. Then Hurricane Katrina struck on Aug.
Part of the Atlantic hurricane season. Gaming industry officials have been further encouraged by the January receipts, Fahrenkopf said, because tourists came despite the devastation. Surrounding shops, houses and restaurants are mostly gone. A decision on whether to reopen the casino has not been made. Misissippi Casino - Closed; timetable uncertainthe Mississippi Coast is fast becoming one of the top gaming markets in the country. Huge changes are taking the Coast into a fantastic future. When Hurricane Katrina hit last year, wiping out two of the city's 10 Mississippi's law legalizing the casino business had required all. Katrina Photos - Mississippi Coast Casinos Page One Six months after Katrina, work to demolish the Treasure Bay's Casino barge is underway. Treasure Bay.