(WMC-TV) – An unknown number of employees will be laid off at the Fitz Casino & Hotel Tunica.
According to a statement provided by the casino, the management team decided to implement a "reduction in the workforce" in order to become more efficient.
"Consequently changes to the organizational structure were necessary, which has resulted in some positions being eliminated," the statement said.
The employees that are being laid off will receive severance packages. They will also be eligible to be rehired if the situation changes in the future.
Action News 5 is working to learn more about the layoffs. Check back with WMCTV.COM for updates.