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An architectural rendering of the $350 million Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff.  Construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.
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As Saracen Casino Goes Up, Minority Jobs Expected to Rise on Quapaws’ BetLock Icon

The Quapaw Tribe of Indians’ Downstream Development Authority LLC broke ground last month in Pine Bluff and expects a 300-room hotel and 80,000-SF casino complex to be fully built by the end of 2020. read more >
John Berrey, chairman of the Quapaw Tribe of Indians at the Downstream Casino Resort in Oklahoma.
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Quapaw Casino-Growth Plans Generate Opposition in Kansas

The success of Downstream Casino Resort in Kansas and plans for expansion suggests that the Quapaw Tribe of Indians know how to run a casino — an expertise that might well worry Arkansas’ existing gambling venues. read more >
The Downstream Casino & Resort on the border of Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri elevated the Quapaw Tribe to the forefront among Indian gambling developments.
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Tribal Land in Arkansas Draws Scrutiny

Two Indian tribes have made successful forays into Arkansas to reclaim historic ties through land ownership. One was made with the aid of a gift and the other through acquisition thanks to profits from casino operations in Oklahoma. read more >