Paragon Casino Resort Employees Reach 70% Vaccination Rate Against COVID-19


MARKSVILLE, LA – Paragon Casino Resort recently announced its employees have reached the significant milestone of a 70 percent vaccination rate against COVID-19. This milestone outpaces the vaccination rate for the surrounding parish and is a part of a company-wide effort to protect staff, patrons and the community from COVID-19.

Owned by the Tunica Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, the Marksville-based casino resort currently employs 680 employees, both full-time and part-time.

“Our employees come to work every day to give Paragon Casino Resort’s guests the first-rate experience they expect,” said Ray Sampson, Sr., General Manager Marshall. “Reaching this milestone is instrumental in keeping our community and colleagues safe while remaining Central Louisiana’s premier entertainment destination.”

“The remarkable efforts of the employees at Paragon Casino Resort to get vaccinated lives up to our tribe’s motto of ‘building for our future,’” said Marshall Pierite, Chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. “The health and safety of our neighbors and associates is a top priority for both the Tribe and Paragon. This initiative is imperative to our continued growth here in Marksville, and it’s an honor to take part in these important initiatives.”