Tagged: Saracen Casino Resort

Arkansas Racetracks Take Opposite Turns

Arkansas Racetracks Take Opposite Turns

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Greyhounds will stop running at Southland Casino Racing in West Memphis. In contrast, Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort in Hot Springs is running an expanded horse meet that began in December with a near-record 66 race days scheduled. read more >

Mobile Sports Bets May Be Just a Tap Away

Mobile Sports Bets May Be Just a Tap Away

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The state has three glittering gambling halls and a fourth on the drawing board, but Arkansas sports bettors could soon have a mini-casino in their pockets: their cellphones. read more >

Saracen Credit Ratings Go Up

Saracen Credit Ratings Go Up

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Moody upgraded Saracen’s corporate family rating and $285 million senior secured notes due in 2025 to B3 from Caa1. read more >

As Dice Roll, So Do Ads

As Dice Roll, So Do Ads

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With three casinos operating in Arkansas, marketing heats up and ads proliferate. read more >

Inflation Leads to Increasing Menu Prices

Inflation Leads to Increasing Menu Prices

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Arkansas restaurateurs, already contending with a resurgent pandemic, are also wrestling with the challenge of inflation, which is putting pressure on thin profit margins and has caused some to raise menu prices. read more >

Quapaw Kicks Former Chairman Off Ballot

Quapaw Kicks Former Chairman Off Ballot

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The Quapaw Nation Business Committee votes to kick off the ballot John L. Berrey, the former chairman who is facing criminal charges for abuse of office, conspiracy and embezzlement. read more >

Quapaw Audit Asks a $34 Million Question

Quapaw Audit Asks a $34 Million Question

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The Quapaw Nation of Oklahoma, owner of the Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff, says a forensic audit expected to be completed this month indicates that $34 million in tribal casino profits from Oklahoma were misspent by the previous tribal business administration. read more >

Arkansas Hospitality Tax Receipts Plunge in 2020

Arkansas Hospitality Tax Receipts Plunge in 2020

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The COVID-19 pandemic sent hospitality tax collections in Arkansas plummeting last year, and the blow to some tourism bureaus in the state, which rely on the taxes for revenue, was even worse than those figures show. read more >

Gambling Profits Help Quapaw Leaders Play Many Hands

Gambling Profits Help Quapaw Leaders Play Many Hands

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Joseph Byrd and Guy Barker lead the government of the Quapaw Nation, which owns and operates Saracen Casino Resort in Pine Bluff. They talk about casinos, business development and UA donations. read more >