North Carolina wants nearly 9 percent of the take in exchange for allowing Las Vegas-style dealers at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino.Read the full article
The money would go to education if Gov. Bev Perdue and Principal Chief Michell Hicks get their way.
But some lawmakers have a different plan for 8.5 percent of the profits from the new games, according to correspondence between Perdue and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
The General Assembly leadership wants it to go into the state’s general fund.