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Wind Creek Casinos to Reopen Monday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Poarch Band of Creek Indians is planning to reopen its electronic bingo casinos on Monday. Wind Creek Hospitality said that all three Alabama casinos will reopen with safety changes. The casinos had been closed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Masks or face coverings will be required for everyone. Wind Creek said in a news release that…

Governor’s Study Group on Gambling Policy Holds 4th Meeting

In their 4th meeting the Governor’s Study Group on Gambling Policy heard from officials in Greene County. Electronic bingo and other machines, and simulcast horse and dog racing is allowed in Greene County. The social and economic impact of gambling and how those numbers could apply statewide was the topic of discussions. Chairman of the group, former Montgomery Mayor Todd…

Wind Creek Extends Closing to March 30

Wind Creek announced Sunday that it will keep all Alabama properties closed until March 30. On Saturday, Wind Creek originally announced it will voluntarily close its properties for a 24-hour deep clean after a patron with COVID-19 visited the resort in Wetumpka. All properties were scheduled to reopen on Monday at 6 a.m. The company announced that there have been…

Montgomery Man Convicted of Stealing Nearly $200,000 from Wind Creek Casino

On Thursday, November 14, a federal jury convicted Jory D’Michael Trayvunn Dumas, 28, of Montgomery, of theft from a gaming establishment on tribal lands and conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Louis V. Franklin, Sr.  The jury found that Dumas conspired with others to steal nearly $200,000 from the Wind Creek Casino in Montgomery. Evidence presented at the trial showed that on…

Suspect Arrested in Wind Creek Casino Shooting

A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that occurred Saturday, April 9, and resulted in one man being hospitalized. Joseph Terry Grubbs, age 52, 403 Turkey Creek Road, Mathews, AL, was arrested April 10 at approximately 9:30 pm.  He turned himself into the Tribal Police office in Wetumpka, and is now in the Elmore County Jail. Grubbs was charged…