Catawba Nation officials breaks ground on casino project

A proposed $273 million Catawba Indian casino that would bring Vegas-style gambling close to Charlotte faces a new legal challenge from a rival tribe. The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians NC congressman raises questions about federal rules, potential conflicts of interest . Competing tribal claims and cross-accusations over a proposed casino resort near Kings Mountain came to a head Thursday during a Congressional subcommittee meeting. At issue: the Catawba Two Kings Casino Resort, a proposed $273 million, 17-acre project in Cleveland County. The Catawba Indian Nation has been Proposed Catawba casino for NC has momentum, but many hurdles still to overcome. By Joe Killian - 10/2/2020 - in Policy Watch Investigates, Top Story Print This Article. Total: 46; Facebook 30; Twitter; Email 13; A rendering of the Catawba tribe’s proposed casino and resort, which would be built near Kings Mountain. A proposed casino resort near Kings Mountain could be a jackpot for the NC casino developer plans 600 homes, luxury apartments – not just for casino workers By Joe Marusak. December 31, 2020 06:00 AM, ORDER REPRINT → The developer of the Catawba Indian Nation’s The proposed casino has reignited a feud between the Carolinas’ biggest tribes over centuries-old land claims and big money. At stake is a piece of the $32 billion Indian gaming industry. The Cherokees, who have operated their own N.C. casinos since 1997, have called the Catawbas’ efforts “a modern-day land grab.” The Catawbas say they have a right to the land based on a provision of a The Eastgate/Main intersection can see about 548 cars per hour; and Eastgate and Eastgate court (next to the proposed casino site) in the culdesac, can see at peak 118 cars per hour, according to Cole. Traffic on Lynch also has increased this year with the cannabis dispensary. Traffic concerns with the casino were voiced by members of the Danville Area Planning and Zoning Commission and a The proposed destination casino and resort is projected to bring as many as 5,000 construction jobs and 4,000 permanent jobs to the King’s Mountain area. Supporters of the casino estimate it will bring $350 million in potential revenue to the town, which is located just 35 miles west of Charlotte. The Catawba Indian Nation statement said that the tribe plans to “begin working closely with KINGS MOUNTAIN, N.C. — The Catawba Nation broke ground Wednesday on a multi-million dollar casino project in Cleveland County. It'll be located right off I-85 along Dixon School Road in Kings Casino proposal for NC deserves careful scrutiny . Casino proposal for NC deserves careful scrutiny. By Rob Schofield - 12/24/2020 - in Radio Commentaries Print This Article. Total: 0; Facebook The new casino will cost nearly $300 million and is expected to house restaurants, table games and 1,300 slots. Catawba Nation worked years for this day. The groundbreaking comes after the tribe won federal approval for the land, and faced a lawsuit against the project by The Eastern Band of Cherokees who operate their own casinos in western North Carolina.

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