Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 | 8:57 a.m.
GREENVILLE, Miss. — Tropicana Entertainment expects to open its expanded gambling operation and resort in October.
Trop Greenville is adding new table games and 300 more slot machines, including a high limit area.
Max & Erma's, a full-service casual dining restaurant chain, will open along with a new VIP Lounge and a live entertainment area on the casino floor. A 140-space underground parking garage will also open.
Roscoe Greene, general manager of Trop Greenville, says in a news release the public is invited to join in the open ceremony and celebration at 11 a.m. on Oct. 10.
Tropicana is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Missouri, New Jersey and Aruba. The company is based in Las Vegas.