Wind Creek opens
January 2, 2009
A rendering shows how the casino
will look at the Wind Creek Casino and Hotel set to open Jan. 6 in Atmore, Ala.
Owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, Wind Creek is located
halfway between Mobile, Ala., and Pensacola, Fla., and the 17-story,
225,000-square-foot facility is the only development in the state to offer casino-style
gaming, a deluxe hotel, live entertainment and first-class dining at one resort
destination. “From the very beginning, we were intent on providing patrons with
an experience incomparable to anything else offered in the region,” said Jay
Dorris, president and chief executive officer of PCI Gaming, which also owns
and operates Riverside Casino in Wetumpka, and Tallapoosa Casino in Montgomery. “Now we are
able to look at Wind Creek as the culmination of that effort and vision. It
will be truly a one-of-a-kind resort for Alabama
that offers our region the best in gaming, lodging, dining and
The casino-resort will feature a 57,000-square-foot gaming floor with 1,600 electronic gaming machines in a setting appointed with high ceilings, custom woodwork and stonework and which offers a center bar and lounge with live entertainment.
Its 160,000-square-foot hotel will offer 236 luxury rooms. The casino-resort also offers four dining options, Fire, an upscale steak and seafood restaurant; Taste, an international buffet; Grill, a 24/7 casual dining restaurant; and Brew, a facility also offers meeting space.
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