Posted: Aug 26, 2014 10:29 AMUpdated: Aug 26, 2014 10:29 AM
Cherokees To Break Ground
The Cherokee Nation's entertainment division has scheduled the start of construction on its newest casino project in Oklahoma.
Groundbreaking is Wednesday for the Cherokee Casino South Coffeyville - located along Highway 169 just south of the Kansas border.
The new 17,000-square-foot property will offer 300 electronic games, a bar and dining at a 50-seat restaurant, among other amenities.
Construction is expected to take six months.
Cherokee Nation Entertainment is the Tahlequah-based tribe's wholly owned gaming, hospitality, retail and tourism entity.
The company currently operates Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, seven Cherokee Casinos - not including the South Coffeyville location- a horse racing track, three hotels, three golf courses and other retail operations.
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