Tagged: Saracen Casino Resort

Quapaw Kicks Former Chairman Off Ballot

Quapaw Kicks Former Chairman Off Ballot

Legal

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

LegalCover Story

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

Business ListRestaurants & FoodTransportationCover Story

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 >

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

Pine Bluff Gets a Sprucing Up

Banking & FinanceRestaurants & FoodTechnology & TelecomCover Story

Led by the Saracen Casino Resort, which has a construction value of $215 million, Pine Bluff is seeing growth across the city unlike any in recent years. read more >

Ahead of Casino Opening, New Quapaw Leader Goes Quiet

Ahead of Casino Opening, New Quapaw Leader Goes Quiet

Whispers

Joseph Byrd, the new Quapaw Nation business chairman, has not responded to repeated requests for comment. And he’s been equally silent with local and state officials on how plans for an Oct. 1 grand opening are proceeding for the 80,000-SF Saracen Casino Resort gaming floor. read more >