Tribal casinos luring Arkansans

Hotels, restaurants pay off for Oklahoma businesses

Posted: February 27, 2013 at 3:02 a.m.

Holley Garrett, dealer at Cherokee Casino and Hotel, at the three card poker table Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at the casino in West Siloam Springs, Okla. The casino has a number of machines, tables, poker room and off track betting room.

Rising revenue at American Indian-owned gambling operations shows investments in amenities like hotels and restaurants by tribal casinos in Oklahoma, including those along the Arkansas border, seem to be paying off, according to a study being released today.

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Business, Pages 28 on 02/27/2013