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UPDATED: Pope County chief asks county board to remain neutral in legal fight over casino license

BY: - November 1, 2023

UPDATE: The Pope County Quorum Court on Thursday night voted to table the resolution. Pope County Judge Ben Cross will ask the county quorum court Thursday for neutrality in the ongoing legal debate over which company should receive a license to open a Russellville casino. Last week, the Arkansas Supreme Court upheld a lower court […]

UPDATED: Arkansas Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling nullifying Pope County casino license

BY: - October 30, 2023

This story was updated at 6:43 p.m. on Monday, October 30, 2023. The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling that stripped a Pope County casino license from a Cherokee Nation Businesses partnership. The decision likely reopens the license application process. In response to the decision, Pope County Judge Ben Cross sent […]