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February 19, 2008

Cherokee Casino: Great fun, food, folks

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While we were there, we talked to several employees, and they all told us they loved their jobs, mainly because something new happens every day. One woman said she gets a "charge" out of seeing people win money because "you can count on it, they're happy at that moment!"

The entire casino complex melds together to give the impression of a class act -- refined and organized, a well-oiled machine where customers are treated like royalty, and the staff is glad to do the honors. It's truly a feather in the Cherokee Nation's cap and another visible sign that, in terms of business acumen, the tribe has once again -- as during its early days in Oklahoma -- come of age.



What's next

In the coming weeks, we'll take a look at the Cherokee Nation's Tahlequah Casino; the United Keetoowah Band's Tahlequah casino; and Creek Nation's Muskogee casino.

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