Casino celebrates official opening

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 4:37pm

After years of extensive planning, the Jena Choctaw Pines Casino will officially be open following a ribbon-cutting on Wednesday, February 13th at 10:00 a.m. Owned and operated by the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians, this 46,000 sq. ft. casino is one of the smallest federally-recognized tribes in the United States.

The Jena Choctaw Pines Casino offers over 700 gaming devices, poker tables and a sports bar, as well as entertainment and dining options.

J.D’s Harvest Buffet serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and can accommodate up to 125 people. Various themed nights will feature specials such as seafood and T-bone steaks. Sunday Brunch will also be available.

Cutter’s, the casino’s sports bar, offers a more casual atmosphere with a very unique design. This restaurant has a full bar with 80+ seats for all sports viewing pleasure and a selected menu including in-house pizza.

Tribal Chief B. Cheryl Smith is excited to welcome their friends and community members to the new casino. “We’ve waited a long time for this and it makes us extremely happy to see it become a reality,” said Chief Smith.

Everyone is invited to take advantage of all that is offered at the casino by joining the Arrow Head Players Club which offers opportunities to earn reward points for extended complimentary play on gaming devices, Jena Cash, and exclusive promotions, tournaments, and events.

The Jena Choctaw Pines Casino is located on U.S. Highway 167 in Dry Prong approximately 2 miles north of Marler Ford. Minors under the age of 18 are not allowed in the gaming facility.

For more information, please call (318) 648-7773 or (855) 638-LUCK.

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