CHOCTAW, Miss. (July 19, 2012)  – Pearl River Resort has won awards in several categories from three different publications: Southern Gaming, ConventionSouth, and Mississippi Magazine. The resort features Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, Silver Star Hotel & Casino, Bok Homa Casino, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park, and Dancing Rabbit Golf Club.

Pearl River Resort received multiple accolades from the 2012 Best of Southern Gaming Awards with first place honors in the following categories: Best Overall Casino, Best Casino Floor, Best Golf Course, Best Amenities, Best Entertainment, Best Entertainment Venue: The Arena, Best Players Club, and Best Advertising. The properties also received honors for Best Suites, Best Restaurant, and Best Rooms. ConventionSouth magazine awarded the resort with the 2011 Readers’ Choice Award, which recognizes convention and visitors bureaus, meeting sites, and hotels for their high degree of professionalism and quality service.

Dancing Rabbit Golf Club won top honors, receiving the “BEST GOLF COURSE” award in the Best of Mississippi reader’s survey. The results were recently published in the July/August edition of Mississippi Magazine. “It is such an amazing honor to be recognized by our guests and the readers of these fine magazines. We strive our best to meet our guests’ needs and exceed their expectations in every way. I am happy our associates’ efforts have made quite an impression on our guests and the resort has received recognition in so many categories,” stated Holly Gagnon, President and CEO of Pearl River Resort.


Pearl River Resort, located in Choctaw, Mississippi, is the Southern United States' first comprehensive luxury gaming resort. The resort features the Silver Star and Golden Moon, two exciting hotel/casinos with over 2,700 slot machines, more than 75 table games, 1,074 hotel rooms, 11 restaurants, European spa facilities, shopping and live entertainment.  Also featured is The Dancing Rabbit Golf Club with two championship golf courses and Geyser Falls Water Theme Park.

Bok Homa Casino

Bok Homa Casino located in Sandersville, MS is the latest addition to Pearl River Resort. The impressive new 27,000 square foot facility features over 750 slot machines and a fabulous quick serve eatery called Lucky’s.

The Arena at Golden Moon   

Set within the casino floor of the Golden Moon Hotel & Casino, The Arena at Golden Moon Hotel & Casino can hold up to 5,000 patrons for a variety of special events ranging from concerts and comedy showcases to touring shows and exclusive, limited engagement performances.

Pearl River Resort is a development of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a federally recognized, self-governing tribe with approximately 10,000 members living on or near reservation land.  For more information, go to <> .