The Bear Growls: Harrah’s Grand Tunica abuse of tournament patrons

Grand Tunica 

As if the stupidity of Harrah’s nitwits ejecting Richard Brodie from the World Series of poker (link to previous Growl) wasn’t bad enough, respected tournament professional Ken Smith reports on his blog about the absurd treatment he and another patron received from the incompetent Harrah’s executives at Grand Casino Tunica. It’s a good thing that Mississippi appears to have a legitimate gaming commission, unlike Nevada, where the casinos essentially are the government. How does Harrah’s continue to find such stupid, malicious people to run its casinos?

The recent $150,000 “Wild Bill Showdown” Blackjack Tournament held June 15th-16th, 2007 at Grand Casino Tunica left many participants shaking their heads in disgust at the way the event was handled by casino staff. The event truly displayed a level of ineptitude and arrogance that somehow managed to exceed this industry’s already normal “Screw the Customer” mentality. Just how did Grand Casino and its staff give themselves this black eye? Well, let us count the ways…

Link to Ken Smith’s blog and the rest of this story.


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