Poarch looks to bring more awareness in new campaign

Wants to bring billions to state

The Poarch Band of Creek Indians announced Tuesday a public awareness campaign focused on communicating details of their comprehensive plan for gaming in Alabama.

Poarch’s solid plan is designed to generate billions of dollars in new revenues to the state of Alabama, create thousands of new jobs, and regulate and tax gaming interests. It also calls for the construction of two deluxe tourist resorts in the northern part of the state, and supports citizens’ rights to vote on gaming issues, including whether Alabama should also have the kind of traditional lottery that other neighboring s...