CHOCTAW, Miss. (August 9, 2012)  – Since reopening in January, Phillip M’s has once again solidified itself as the best fine dining restaurant in the South, receiving Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence. Phillip M’s, which is named in honor of the late Tribal Chief Phillip Martin, was the only Casino restaurant in Mississippi to be named as one of the 2012 Restaurant Wine List Award Winners. The recognition was published in the August 31 issue, which hit newsstands on July 24.  

Wine Spectator Magazine features wine reviews, including detailed tasting notes and analysis to provide their readers with their top picks of the finest wine. Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants with wine lists that offer selections that complement their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine connoisseurs.

In addition to fine wines, Phillip M’s offer delicious signature dishes such as Lamb Pegas and Veal de Bartagna. The restaurant is located at Silver Star Hotel & Casino. For more information on Phillip M’s, visit or call 1.866.447.3275.

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