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Help wanted signs aren’t too common these days. But there’s an anomaly here in the far end of the state,…
Wednesday, 21 September 2011 13:16

Rank-and-file casino workers told to turn on the charm

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In a basement classroom at Harrah’s casino, a fresh group of new hires stretched out before Al Lossiah, the latest…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 13:32

A masterful game of musical chairs

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When all is said and expanded at Harrah’s, there will be 2,000 seats at the various restaurants scattered across the…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 13:32

Dishwasher extraordinaire

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Jeremiah Chatham is the kind of person who looks far too gregarious to be wearing a suit. He has an…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 13:31

Finding a custom fit, 2,000 times over

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Deep in the labyrinthine basement at Harrah’s, in an ordinary hallway sits an extraordinary room. There’s a service counter and…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 13:30

Gardener sees casino as a canvas

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Twelve thousand. That’s how many annuals Zeke Cooper and his crew have installed in the last month in and around…
Wednesday, 14 September 2011 13:29

Luring gamers to play longer, play harder

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Go to Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and Casino on any given day, and there’s a good chance you’ll encounter a promotion…
When a new federal law in the 1990s opened the door for Indian tribes to build casinos, it set the…
To hear many Cherokee leaders on the eve of last week’s tribal elections, the tribe is incredibly close to striking…
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 13:05

No limits

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A chandelier over a high-limit gaming table at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino costs $150,000, more than the median selling price of…
Wednesday, 07 September 2011 12:57

Hello Bellagio, meet Cherokee

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The Mirage has a volcano. There’s the Fountains of Bellagio, and the pyramid-shaped Luxor. Cherokee will have the Rotunda, the…
As Harrah’s Cherokee Casino closes on the final year of a massive $633 million expansion, the hum of construction that’s…