Growing Business at Harrahs Cherokee Casino
The economic effects of the gambling and gaming business can be felt in Cherokee, North Carolina. Since its birth in 1997, Harrahs Cherokee & Hotel continues expanding while employing more staff each year. The Casino Resort has more than doubled in size from 60,000 square feet to over 150,000 square feet of Casino floor space. The adjacent Casino Hotel claims to be the largest hotel in both Carolina States.
With the enormous Hotel facility of over 1100 rooms, fine dining of almost a dozen Restaurants, huge parking areas and the 3000 seat state-of-the-art Events Center, this resort continues to be one of the finest gambling resorts on the eastern side of the United States. The Casino is owned by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation.
With the recent addition of the newly opened 21-story Creek Tower, accompanying the Soco and the Mountain Towers, Harrahs has three Hotel towers. The 18,000 square foot Mandara Spa was the final component of a 650 million-dollar expansion that required five years to complete.
Harrahs Casino Resort is massive. Walking into the Casino is amazing because the tables and machines seem everywhere. Signs posted in the Casino direct visitors to where they might want to go. Excellent dining facilities await those weary of the games to eat while taking breaks in the action. The layout of the Casino deserves a five-star rating for quality, service and housekeeping.
The Casino is family friendly with an indoor Pool and Arcade for the kids. Adults 21 years of age and over are allowed on the gaming floor. Pets continue to be welcomed at the resort with the Hotel program called PetStay. Guest continue being allowed a two dog limit in rooms. The Hotel Staff accommodates pets with food, and water bowls. For the outdoor enthusiast, there is trout fishing available right beside the Casino Resort and a 18-hole, par 72 golf course within a short leisurely drive.
Harrahs Cherokee Casino now features live table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Let it Ride and three Card Poker. D21 Digital Blackjack has become a favorite game to play at the Casino. Harrahs digital version of the game features live dealers, real chips, a six-deck shoe and Las Vegas rules to make it an exciting table game to play.
Adding top music entertainer stars such as legendary country singer George Jones and pop singer Alicia Keys, no wonder this casino attracts visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains area. Since it’s birth, Harrahs has continued to draw the very best in entertainment to the Smoky Mountain area.
Upcoming Concert attractions for 2014 include such stars as Zac Brown Band (March 29), Alice In Chains (May 2), Chicago (May 16), Dolly Parton (May 25), and Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland on August 2. With the Great Smoky Mountains just minutes away and continued developmental possibilities, Harrahs Cherokee Casino will become the number-one gambling resort across the nation.