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On May 2, 2007, the Department of Justice and Circus Circus Mississippi Inc. entered into a settlement agreement to resolve violations under title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with respect to the Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Mississippi. Circus Circus Mississippi, Inc. is a subsidiary of MGM Mirage. This fact sheet sets out highlights of the settlement agreement and should provide guidance to other casino resorts on how to ensure that they are meeting the requirements of the ADA and providing non-discriminatory services to individuals with disabilities.

The Gold Strike Casino Resort includes a casino and a 31-story hotel with 1131 guest rooms and suites; six restaurants or bars; a meeting and convention center; a theater; and specialty shops.

Highlights of the Agreement

Hotel Guest Rooms and Suites

Reservations System

Theater and Assembly Areas

Other Areas

Management and Staff Training

Civil Penalties


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May 17, 2007