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Cherokee Nation disputes disruption of sensitive sites at new casino

Cherokee Nation disputes disruption of sensitive sites at new casino (November 8, 2018)

A local artist who claims Cherokee ancestry is accusing the Cherokee Nation of acting in a 'non-Indian' way.

Quapaw Nation moves forward with casino bid after victory at polls

Quapaw Nation moves forward with casino bid after victory at polls (November 8, 2018)

In just two years, the Quapaw Nation could be opening a casino named in honor of a chief who was laid to rest in Arkansas.

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe secure victory with gaming initiative

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe secure victory with gaming initiative (November 7, 2018)

After spending nearly $6 million on a ballot initiative, two tribes based in Oklahoma have emerged victorious in Arkansas.

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend nearly $6 million on gaming campaign

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend nearly $6 million on gaming campaign (October 31, 2018)

The Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe will soon find out whether voters in Arkansas will approve their gaming campaign.

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe continue to donate big to campaign

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe continue to donate big to campaign (October 16, 2018)

Two tribes with experience in gaming are working together in hopes of legalizing casinos in Arkansas..

United Keetoowah Band eyes casino amid questions about land

United Keetoowah Band eyes casino amid questions about land (September 17, 2018)

The United Keetoowah Band is proposing a casino amid questions about its homelands in northeastern Oklahoma.

Choctaw Nation and Cherokee Nation offer first ball and dice games

Choctaw Nation and Cherokee Nation offer first ball and dice games (August 21, 2018)

Patrons are finally rolling the dice at Choctaw and Cherokee casinos in Oklahoma.

Tribes still need more signatures in push for casinos in Arkansas

Tribes still need more signatures in push for casinos in Arkansas (July 26, 2018)

After spending more than $1.2 million, the Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe have come up short in Arkansas.

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend big on casino push in Arkansas

Cherokee Nation and Quapaw Tribe spend big on casino push in Arkansas (July 17, 2018)

The Cherokee Nation and the Quapaw Tribe have spent more than $1.2 million to boost gaming efforts in Arkansas.

Cherokee Nation welcomes expansion of gaming with ball and dice games

Cherokee Nation welcomes expansion of gaming with ball and dice games (May 10, 2018)

The Cherokee Nation plans to install ball and dice games at three casinos thanks to a gaming expansion law in Oklahoma.

Cherokee Nation breaks ground on larger casino in capital city

Cherokee Nation breaks ground on larger casino in capital city (March 27, 2018)

The Cherokee Nation will be opening a newer and larger casino in its capital city in Oklahoma.

Cherokee Nation set to break ground on gaming expansion project

Cherokee Nation set to break ground on gaming expansion project (March 15, 2018)

The Cherokee Nation is moving one of its casinos to a retail development hub in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Cherokee Nation shared $19 million in casino revenue with Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation shared $19 million in casino revenue with Oklahoma (March 6, 2018)

Gaming continues to be good business for the Cherokee Nation and the state of Oklahoma.

Proposal to link gaming expansion to car tags in Oklahoma gains little traction

Proposal to link gaming expansion to car tags in Oklahoma gains little traction (September 14, 2017)

Key tribes in Oklahoma are questioning plans to expand gaming by linking it to car tag revenues.

Oklahoma tribes won casino approvals on last day of Obama administration

Oklahoma tribes won casino approvals on last day of Obama administration (July 19, 2017)

Two tribes won approval for new casinos in Oklahoma on the last full day of the Obama administration but the Trump team held up the official announcements for six months.

Cherokee Nation moves ahead with plan to put casino at new site

Cherokee Nation moves ahead with plan to put casino at new site (March 30, 2017)

The facility would be located at the Cherokee Springs Plaza, a tribal retail development in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Cherokee Nation schedules job fairs for newest gaming facility

Cherokee Nation schedules job fairs for newest gaming facility (October 25, 2016)

The Cherokee Casino Grove, the tribe's 10th gaming facility, is creating 175 jobs.

Cherokee Nation contributed $6M to failed Arkansas gaming bid

Cherokee Nation contributed $6M to failed Arkansas gaming bid (October 19, 2016)

The Arkansas Supreme Court knocked the initiative off the November ballot but a request for reconsideration is pending.

Cherokee Nation backed gaming initiative off ballot in Arkansas

Cherokee Nation backed gaming initiative off ballot in Arkansas (October 14, 2016)

The tribe poured $1 million into the Arkansas Wins campaign in hopes of managing a commercial casino.

Gaming initiative backed by Cherokee Nation advances in Arkansas

Gaming initiative backed by Cherokee Nation advances in Arkansas (September 2, 2016)

Voters are being asked to approve three commercial casinos, one of which will be managed by the Oklahoma tribe.

Cherokee Nation contributes $1M for gaming petition in Arkansas

Cherokee Nation contributes $1M for gaming petition in Arkansas (August 16, 2016)

Backers of the petition are asking voters to approve three casinos, one of which would be operated by the Oklahoma tribe.

Editorial: Let's leave gaming to tribes and kill Arkansas casino bid

Editorial: Let's leave gaming to tribes and kill Arkansas casino bid (June 28, 2016)

There are already too many opportunities to lose the light bill in this state without inviting stand-alone, 24/7 casinos.

Cherokee Nation enters deal to run commercial casino in Arkansas

Cherokee Nation enters deal to run commercial casino in Arkansas (June 23, 2016)

The Oklahoma tribe is hoping to expand its gaming empire into Arkansas.

Cherokee Nation sees strong progress on newest gaming facility

Cherokee Nation sees strong progress on newest gaming facility (June 17, 2016)

The tribe is hosting a topping-off ceremony less than 80 days after breaking ground in Grove, Oklahoma.

Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino

Quapaw Tribe not worried about another Cherokee Nation casino (April 13, 2016)

The Cherokee Nation continues to expand its gaming empire in Oklahoma.

Cherokee Nation touts new jobs as work begins on $23M casino

Cherokee Nation touts new jobs as work begins on $23M casino (March 29, 2016)

The 39,000 square-foot Cherokee Casino Grove is due to open this coming winter and it will put 175 people to work.

Cherokee Nation to start work on new addition to gaming empire

Cherokee Nation to start work on new addition to gaming empire (March 25, 2016)

The casino in Grove will be the tribe's 10th casino in Oklahoma.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates opportunity with casino (February 3, 2016)

The tribe is the economic engine of this region, and we must keep pursuing opportunities to grow that impact, create jobs and further economic development for our friends and family.

Cherokee Nation slated to break ground on new gaming facility

Cherokee Nation slated to break ground on new gaming facility (January 28, 2016)

The tribe's 10th casino will be located near Grove, Oklahoma, and will feature 400 gaming machines, a restaurant, a full-service bar, a live music venue and a dance floor.

Cherokee Nation opens 120-room hotel as part of $80M casino revamp

Cherokee Nation opens 120-room hotel as part of $80M casino revamp (December 8, 2015)

The hotel is the final piece of an $80 million expansion project at the facility in Roland, located just a few miles from the Arkansas border.

Tribes in Oklahoma generated $4.2B at gaming facilities in 2014

Tribes in Oklahoma generated $4.2B at gaming facilities in 2014 (November 20, 2015)

Tribal casinos generated $4.2 billion in revenue in 2014, representing 2.5 percent of private production in the state.

Cherokee Nation contributed $11M to upgrade road near casino

Cherokee Nation contributed $11M to upgrade road near casino (September 1, 2015)

The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa is located near two heavily-trafficked highways.

Cherokee Nation to debut hotel as part of $80M casino project

Cherokee Nation to debut hotel as part of $80M casino project (August 11, 2015)

A firm opening date hasn't been determined but the 120-room hotel at the casino near the Arkansas border is set to open this fall.

Oklahoma tribes approach $1B in revenue sharing with state

Oklahoma tribes approach $1B in revenue sharing with state (August 10, 2015)

The director of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission believes tribes will reach the milestone this month.

Cherokee Nation to open hotel at $80M casino near Arkansas in fall

Cherokee Nation to open hotel at $80M casino near Arkansas in fall (July 3, 2015)

The 170,000 square-foot Cherokee Casino in Roland enjoyed a soft opening in May.

Comanche Nation closed casino for one day to address flooding

Comanche Nation closed casino for one day to address flooding (May 28, 2015)

Chairman Wallace Coffey declared an emergency in response to record-setting rain and dangerous flooding conditions.

Cherokee Nation to debut $80M casino near Arkansas border

Cherokee Nation to debut $80M casino near Arkansas border (May 13, 2015)

The tribe created another 300 jobs at the new Cherokee Casino in Roland, set to open May 19.

Editorial: Cherokee Nation contributes to economy with casino

Editorial: Cherokee Nation contributes to economy with casino (March 31, 2015)

It’s the latest evidence that tribal gambling is very big business in Oklahoma and that money rolls from the tribes to the general economy.

Cherokee Nation to launch $6.9M renovation project at casino

Cherokee Nation to launch $6.9M renovation project at casino (March 26, 2015)

Work will start in May and will include a spa, a 16,000 square-foot pool area and an improved hotel lobby.

Cherokee Nation opens $10M gaming facility by Kansas border

Cherokee Nation opens $10M gaming facility by Kansas border (March 6, 2015)

Of the 135 employees at the new casino, more than 100 are tribal citizens.

Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casino

Cherokee Nation promotes citizen to manager of $80M casino (February 26, 2015)

Chad McReynolds started off as a card dealer at the casino in Roland and has risen through the ranks.

Cherokee Nation on track to complete $80M casino this summer

Cherokee Nation on track to complete $80M casino this summer (January 20, 2015)

The 170,000 square-foot facility features a hotel with 120 rooms and space to host conferences, events, weddings and trade shows.

Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribes

Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribes (November 21, 2014)

For the first time since 2004, tribes shared fewer revenues with the state.

Cherokee Nation highlights benefits of growing casino industry

Cherokee Nation highlights benefits of growing casino industry (November 18, 2014)

The state has seen dramatic growth since voters authorized Class III gaming in 2004.

Oklahoma tribes share $900M in gaming revenues with state

Oklahoma tribes share $900M in gaming revenues with state (November 14, 2014)

The Cherokee Nation will hold a ceremony on Monday to mark 10 years of Class III gaming.

Cherokee Nation promotes tribal member to manager of casino

Cherokee Nation promotes tribal member to manager of casino (September 25, 2014)

Tony Nagy has worked for Cherokee Nation Entertainment since 2007

Editorial: Cherokee Nation brings jobs with project next to casino

Editorial: Cherokee Nation brings jobs with project next to casino (September 15, 2014)

Newspaper praises the Cherokee Nation for creating jobs and revenue with plans for an entertainment district and outlet center next to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.

Briefs filed in lawsuit over United Keetoowah Band's gaming site

Briefs filed in lawsuit over United Keetoowah Band's gaming site (September 12, 2014)

The tribe shut down the casino in August 2013 because the land is not in trust.

Cherokee Nation to announce $80M retail development at casino

Cherokee Nation to announce $80M retail development at casino (September 9, 2014)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma continues its streak of major gaming-related developments.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates a new 'field of dreams'

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation creates a new 'field of dreams' (September 8, 2014)

Cherokee Nation Nation Bill John Baker touts plans for a $170 million casino, hotel and retail development in Tahlequah, the tribe's capital.