Boomtown Casino is located at Bayview Avenue on the back bay of Biloxi in Mississippi. It is approximately 30 minutes from Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, where visitors can hire a car or take a taxi ride to the casino or one of the many hotels in Biloxi and RV parking is available at the casino. Much of Biloxi was devastated by Hurricane Katrina in August 2005 including casinos such as this one, but Boomtown was reopened in 2006.
The casino is open 24 hours per day and has over 1,100 slots including old favorites and new machines. Featured are popular slots such as Mr. Cashman Tonight and Money Honey but there are many others available for guests to play. Some of the best payouts in town are promised on the video poker games with a choice including Bonus Poker, Double Double Bonus, Deuces Wild, Spin Poker and many others where guests can even play up to 100 hands per play.
The poker room has various tournaments and promotions arranged daily offering something for people of all standards from beginners to experts, with games such as Texas Hold'em, 7-Card Stud and others played here. Other table games are featured at the casino such as Craps, Roulette and Blackjack as well as many others. A Players Club Membership is free and using the card whenever members play the slots or tables, earns various benefits such as a meal comp.
There are a few dining options on site here including The Boomtown Buffet, which offers cuisine from different parts of the world as well as American fare and opens from 11am to 10pm Sunday, 11am to 3pm and 4pm to 10pm Monday to Thursday, whilst Friday and Saturday it shuts at 11pm. The Steakhouse opens Thursday to Sunday from 4pm to 9.30pm except Friday and Saturday when it stays open for an extra hour. The Grill opens 24 hours a day and serves sandwiches, burgers, hot dogs, pies and pastries amongst other things, whilst freshly baked cakes, pies and pastries can be purchased at the Bakery.
Visitors will find several hotels and smaller accommodation in the city and relatively close to Boomtown Casino. Some of these hotels also contain casinos such as IP Casino Resort Spa, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino or the Beau Rivage Biloxi Resort & Casino, which are all within about two kilometers of Boomtown Casino. Other hotels nearby include Chateau LeGrande and Hampton Inn, which are less than three kilometers away.
Should visitors be looking for a meal away from the casino, there are numerous options in Biloxi with Brazilian fare at Carnaval De Brasil, Vietnamese at Long Kim Restaurant and seafood on the menu at Ole Biloxi Schooner in Howard Avenue. Other attractions in Biloxi that visitors may enjoy include Beauvoir, which is a grand plantation home or the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art in Glen Swetman Street, which has exhibits of the work of George Ohr, a local potter from the 18th century.