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Nov 02, 2016, 17:00 ET Poarch Band of Creek Indians Unveil New Tourist Destination Complex Projected to Bring 1 Million New Visitors to Alabama Features Amusement Park, Marriott Hotel, Proximity to Sports Complex

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians today unveiled detailed plans for its first-class, family-friendly tourist destination currently under...


Jun 17, 2016, 15:59 ET Poarch Creek Donation Will Help Webster's Chapel Rebuild Community Center

 Residents of Webster's Chapel, a Calhoun County community near Gadsden, are finally able to complete rebuilding a community center there that...


Jun 10, 2014, 13:41 ET Stephanie A. Bryan Elected Tribal Chair In Historic Election

 In the exciting and historical election held Saturday, June 7, 2014, Stephanie A. Bryan was elected as the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PBCI)...


Oct 24, 2013, 13:53 ET Pre-opening Tour Provides Sneak Peek of Luxury Casino & Hotel

Members of the media were treated to a pre-opening tour of Wind Creek Wetumpka (WCW), the new luxury casino and hotel slated for a December 17th...


Oct 01, 2013, 16:53 ET Poarch Creek Donates $100,000 To Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Poarch Creek Indian Reservation -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has donated $100,000 to the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts in Montgomery,...


Jun 20, 2013, 16:30 ET Poarch Tribe Donates $150,000 To Organizations

ATMORE, Ala., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Poarch Creek Indian Reservation -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribal Council presented...


Jun 06, 2013, 16:00 ET Poarch Creek Donates To Local Schools

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians today donated more than $200,000 dollars to schools in Escambia and Monroe counties in Alabama.  The Tribe...


May 23, 2013, 16:00 ET Poarch Tribe Donates To Area Organizations

 Poarch Creek Indian Reservation -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians announced today it is donating more than $300,000 to several area...


May 04, 2013, 17:39 ET Poarch Creek Responds to Dismissal of Terrorist Charge

It is regrettable that Poarch Tribal law enforcement officials were not invited to show the Grand Jury video of the individual threatening to burn...


Mar 19, 2013, 11:55 ET NIGC Confirms Federal Authority Over Poarch Creek Indian Gaming

 The nation's top federal regulator for Indian gaming has once again confirmed that the Poarch Band of Creek Indian's gaming operations are...


Feb 28, 2013, 17:00 ET Poarch Creek Donates Over $2 Million To Support Area Schools

 The Poarch Band of Creek Indians today donated more than $2 million to schools in Baldwin, Escambia, and Monroe counties in Alabama and...


Jan 24, 2013, 13:06 ET Poarch Creek Donates To Atmore Community Hospital

 The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has donated $964,000 to Atmore Community Hospital (ACH) in Escambia County, Alabama. The hospital provides a...


Oct 31, 2012, 16:41 ET Poarch Creek Resumes Development Of Wetumpka Property

 The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has resumed its development plans for a hotel and casino on land it owns in Wetumpka, Alabama.  This...


Aug 16, 2012, 13:21 ET Cultural Landmark Unaffected by Poarch Band of Creek Indians Economic Development Initiative

Hickory Ceremonial Ground, a site that is culturally and spiritually important to both the Poarch Band of Creek Indians and the Muscogee Nation in...


Mar 23, 2012, 10:00 ET Poarch Tribe Donates $1.9 Million in Planned Giving Campaign

Poarch Creek Indian Reservation -- Just weeks after coming to the rescue of Alabama public schools in Montgomery and Elmore Counties, the Poarch...


Feb 29, 2012, 14:30 ET Poarch Creek Donates $2 Million to Help Elmore and Montgomery County Schools

Public schools in Elmore and Montgomery Counties received a much needed infusion of capital today when the Poarch Band of Creek Indians donated $2...


Jun 08, 2011, 17:02 ET PCI Gaming Authority Announces Major Sponsorship of "Bama Rising" Benefit Concert

PCI Gaming Authority, the commercial gaming business owned by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, today announced a major sponsorship in "Bama...


May 06, 2011, 16:50 ET Poarch Band of Creek Indians Donate $500,000 to Help With Relief Efforts in Aftermath of Historic Tornado Outbreak

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians Tribe is joining in efforts to help tornado victims by donating a half million dollars to relief efforts. In...


Aug 22, 2009, 14:51 ET Poarch Band of Creek Indians Invest in Greyhound Tracks

PCI Gaming Authority, a wholly owned entity of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, today announced that it will make a substantial investment in two...


Jun 17, 2009, 16:19 ET Poarch Creek Holds Historic Election

A swearing in ceremony was held during the Tribal Council meeting June 16, 2009 for the Tribal Council candidates who were elected into office...


May 28, 2009, 10:12 ET Poarch Creek Donates $500,000 to Alabama Department of Archives and History

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has donated $500,000 for the development of new museum exhibits at the Alabama Department of Archives and History....


Apr 10, 2008, 01:00 ET Attorney General Troy King Forces Alabama into Frivolous Lawsuit with U.S. Department of the Interior After it Rules in Favor of State Tribe

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement has been released today by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. In football, a great...


Apr 04, 2007, 01:00 ET Poarch Band of Creek Indians Response to HR 527

ATMORE, Ala., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Poarch Band of Creek Indians: Any gambling operation in Alabama...