River Spirit Casino Opens In Tulsa

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 4:45 pm
By: News On 6

News On 6

TULSA, OK -- There's a new casino in town. The River Spirit Casino opened its doors to the public at 10:00 Tuesday morning.

The opening celebration kicked off with an announcement from the mayor's office declaring Tuesday "River Spirit Day" in Tulsa.

Casino representatives say they're honored by the city's support and hope the casino brings great things to Tulsa.

"We believe in the future of the City of Tulsa and the Tulsa area and we're investing in it," said Mel Thomas, River Spirit Casino.

The casino added 650 new jobs with its opening.

The River Spirit Casino took the place of the Creek Nation Casino. It closed Monday night.

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