Absentee Shawnee to Open New Casino in Oklahoma Next Week
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will open the doors to its new casino in Shawnee, Oklahoma on Thursday, August 11. The Thunderbird Casino—the same name of a smaller facility in Norman—will feature 250 slot machines, a dining area and a full-service cocktail lounge.
The new casino will create 60 jobs in Pottawatomie County, officials told the Associated Press.
Smilin Vic and other bands will perform live at the grand opening.