The Cherokee Nation
is starting work on a casino expansion project in Oklahoma.
The tribe is moving the Cherokee Casino in Tahlequah
to the nearby Cherokee Springs
. Plans call for a hotel, convention center and new clubhouse for the adjacent Cherokee Springs Golf Course
Cherokee Springs Plaza is a multi-use retail development in Tahlequah, the tribal capital. Since the first phase opened in 2016, several businesses have opened there, The Cherokee Phoenix reported.
Groundbreaking for the casino takes place March 26, the paper reported. Chief Bill John Baker
discussed the project at his State of the Nation address on Monday, the paper said.
The tribe operates nine gaming facilities in Oklahoma.
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(The Cherokee Phoenix March 14, 2018)
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