Atmore’s Poarch Creek Indians Buy Pennsylvania Casino For $1.3 Billion

March 9, 2018

Wind Creek Hospitality, an affiliate of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians of Atmore, will acquire the Las Vegas Sands Corp. casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, or $1.3 billion under a deal announced Thursday.

In 2007, Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem purchased the 126-acre former Bethlehem Steel plant opened the casino on May 22, 2009. The property includes a 300 room hotel, performing arts venue and a shopping mall.

The sale won’t be final until after it is approved by Pennsylvania gaming regulators.

Wind Creek operates Wind Creek Atmore, Wind Creek Montgomery, Wind Creek Wetumpka, Renaissance Aruba and Renaissance CuraƧao in the Caribbean, the Wa She Shu Casino in Nevada, the Pensacola Greyhound Track and Poker Room, Creek Entertainment Gretna just outside Tallahassee, and the Mobile Greyhound Park.


4 Responses to “Atmore’s Poarch Creek Indians Buy Pennsylvania Casino For $1.3 Billion”

  1. Citizen on March 10th, 2018 2:08 am

    Unreal.. Please invest in Escambia FL The history and story of Poach Creek Indians is incredible.

  2. A on March 9th, 2018 5:32 pm

    When I was growing up the only people with money in Poarch had a pulp wood truck. Talk about a redistribution of wealth, wow!

  3. thrifty on March 9th, 2018 8:31 am

    Wow! I didn’t think the Pennsylvania-Dutch-Amish gambled that much. What’s this world coming to?

  4. retired on March 9th, 2018 6:58 am


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