MGM Resorts International’s Mid-South resort tops multiple categories in annual readers’ choice survey

21 June 2022

TUNICA, Miss. – Readers of Casino Player magazine annually cast their votes for the “Best of Dining & Nightlife,” voting MGM Resorts International’s Gold Strike Casino Resort first place in 12 categories, including Best Overall Dining and Best Overall Service in the Tunica area.  

“Being chosen by Casino Player readers as the top performer in 12 categories, including Best Overall Service, is an honor,” said Gold Strike General Manager Max Fisher. “Our team works tirelessly to provide every guest with a premier stay. This recognition is a testament to our team’s commitment to delivering unforgettable experiences to our guests.

In addition to Best Overall Dining and Best Overall Service, numerous Gold Strike restaurants took top honors. Chicago Steakhouse, known for its traditional upscale steakhouse experience and mouth-watering menu, was named Best Steakhouse, Best Desserts and Best Romantic Restaurant. Gold Strike’s more casual dining venue, Sweet Tea, was voted Best Breakfast as well as Best After-Hours Spot. With its roast-to-perfection coffee, The Roasted Bean won Best Coffee Shop.

Readers also voted Gold Strike’s resort as Best Casino Cocktail Service, serving guests on the 50,000-square-foot casino floor with speed and excellence. Gold Strike’s nightly entertainment venue, STAGE2, was named Best Lounge. The Best Place for Cocktails is Gold Strike’s TEN10, known for its signature creations, seasonal fruity libations, whiskey and wine offerings served around-the-clock.

BetMGM Book Bar & Grill was named Best Sports Bar in Tunica. BetMGM features more than 50 HD televisions, VIP lounge and video poker, and a menu of Southern comfort food and traditional pub classics complimented by a variety of draft beers, wine, and cocktails.

To book your Gold Strike experience, visit or call 888.245.7829.



Gold Strike Casino Resort is the Mid-South’s premier entertainment destination. A short drive south of Memphis, MGM Resort International’s 31-story Tunica resort towers over the Mississippi River and offers more than 1,100 stylish rooms and suites, award-winning dining, exciting nightlife and an integrated gaming experience with a 50,000-square-foot gaming area that includes 1,100 slot machines, 61 table games, and BetMGM Book Bar & Grill, a full-service sports entertainment venue. Best-in-class amenities include the all new Gold Strike Spa, a Topgolf Swing Suite, more than 30,000 square feet of convention space and the 800-seat Gold Strike Theatre, hosting some of the most-recognized names in entertainment. The MGM Rewards program offers benefits at 17 participating MGM Resorts destinations including the most recognizable brands such as Bellagio, Aria, MGM Grand, Borgata and Beau Rivage. For reservations, call 888.245.7529 or visit

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CONTACT: Mary Cracchiolo Spain, MGM Resorts Southeast Operations,, 228.547.8473.