Escambia County

Tribe, Escambia Co. At Odds
3:39 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

A Supreme Court Case Puts Escambia County at Odds with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Wind Creek Casino and Hotel in Atmore, AL
PCI Gaming Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Wind Creek Casino, owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, is at the heart of rising tension between the tribe and Escambia County commissioners. Robert McGhee is the Governmental Affairs advisor for the Poarch Band of Creek Indians. He says since the casino opened the tribe has experienced a large boon in revenue. McGhee says a fact that hasn’t been lost on the county…

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