Casinos

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The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) has amended its federal lawsuit which hopes to block the Catawaba Nation, based in South Carolina, from building a casino near Charlotte.

Matt Bush

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are hoping to expand their gaming operations outside North Carolina. 

 

Eastern Band Principal Chief Richard Sneed says the tribe is looking to build a casino in Virginia. The Bristol-based facility would be part of a new development already in the works on the property.