Gold Strike Casino Resort opens Next Level Lounge powered by Aristocrat Gaming™. From left to right: Mike Tamburelli, CNE vice president of commercial gaming operations; Shane Robertson, Gold Strike executive director of gaming operations; Jennifer Provence, CNE vice president of corporate casino marketing; Tim Branham, CNE senior vice president and chief technology officer; Dean Rubin, Gold Strike senior vice president and general manager; Craytonia Collins, Gold Strike vice president of hospitality; and Doug Hall, vice president of sales, Aristocrat Gaming™.


TUNICA, Miss. – Gold Strike Casino Resort, the Mid-South's premier casino resort destination, formally celebrated the opening of Next Level Lounge powered by Aristocrat Gaming™, its newest gaming experience, on June 5. The Next Level Lounge offers guests an elevated experience, featuring the latest in modern electronic gaming options along with a freshly renovated aesthetic. 

Located on the second floor of the casino, the lounge enhances the ultimate gaming destination, equipped with the newest, most modern and popular gaming options. With more than 45 new games to choose from, this dedicated area promises to be a guest favorite.

"The Next Level Lounge is more than a destination. It is an experience," said Dean Rubin, senior vice president and general manager for Gold Strike Casino Resort. "With its array of new and thrilling gaming options, guests are in for a treat. They won't want to miss the opportunity to engage in this newly renovated space."

The Next Level Lounge features the charm of a freshly renovated aesthetic, with new decor where players can relax and enjoy their enthusiasm for electronic games.

"We're incredibly excited to partner with Gold Strike Casino Resort to bring our top-performing game portfolio to Tunica," said Kurt Gissane, chief revenue officer for Aristocrat Gaming™. "Guests will now be able to enjoy their favorite Aristocrat games, and some new ones, in one location that's sleek and modern while also feeling right at home. We're looking forward to sharing this experience with everyone who walks through the doors."

The Next Level Lounge is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information on the Next Level Lounge or Gold Strike, visit

Gold Strike Casino Resort is located on the Mississippi River, approximately 30 minutes from downtown Memphis. With more than 1,100 luxury guest rooms, a theater, high-limit gaming, award-winning dining and a sportsbook, Gold Strike is the South’s source for energy and excitement. For more information about Gold Strike Casino Resort, visit More information about One Star Rewards® is available at