I got the chance to visit Harrah’s Cherokee  (@HarrahsCherokee on Twitter) last week as I pursue the “Total Rewards Great Race”.  The casino is owned by the Eastern band of the Cherokee and run by Caesar’s Entertainment (so your Total Reward’s Card will work here).

The casino is lucky to be one of the few in the area but has historically had to deal with some unusual rules. Until recently, alcohol could not be served and the state still does not allow live dealers (although this may change). The last one is a bit strange as many (most?) customers would like live dealers and I assume it would mean a few more jobs for the area. (more…)

I’ve been having some fun with my gaming blog watching what is happening in the casino and gaming market. While I’m no business analyst and would be lucky to win a game of poker against my dog, I do have my ear to the ground on twitter and have wicked Google skilz. Let’s see where that takes me (I avoided mentioning staying at the Holiday Inn Express but heres a good video if that adds to my credibility 🙂  ) (more…)