|People who normally make their living dealing cards, serving cocktails or cooking food are being trained in construction safety so they can help rebuild their place of work, Casino Magic Biloxi. |
The casino's parent company, Pinnacle Entertainment, is offering construction jobs to the employees through its contractor, Manhattan Construction Co. This is the same company that built Pinnacle's newest property, the $365 million L'Auberge du Lac Hotel and Casino in Lake Charles.
Casino Magic Biloxi's gambling barge was destroyed by the storm surge from Hurricane Katrina. The hotel also sustained heavy damage.