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Mississippi Tribal Leader Welcomes Competition

5 May 2005

BILOXI, Mississippi – As reported by the Biloxi Sun Herald: Montgomery, Ala., is closer to both the Atlanta and Birmingham metropolitan areas than the Choctaw casino resorts in Mississippi, but Chief Phillip Martin said he's not overly concerned about a $300 million gambling complex proposed there by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in partnership with Harrah's Entertainment Inc.

"'The Creek Indians have a right to game,' said Martin, the leader of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

"…The Mississippi Choctaws are building a 285-acre lake at their Pearl River Resort, where the tribe also operates the Silver Star and Golden Moon casinos…"

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