North Carolina: Dispute forces setback to construction of Catawba Two Kings Casino near Charlotte

North Carolina: Dispute forces setback to construction of Catawba Two Kings Casino near Charlotte

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  • Ken Lemon, WSOC-TV
October 15, 2023 1:25 PM
  • Ken Lemon, WSOC-TV

Business owners eager to see more customers from the Kings Mountain casino are troubled by delays in the project. The Catawba Nation has plans for a large resort and casino off Interstate 85.

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Channel 9′s Cleveland County reporter Ken Lemon learned a dispute with the developer forced a setback, which concerns people with businesses nearby.

There has been a temporary casino in operation for two years. A mound of dirt behind it is from work on the permanent casino that should be open now.

Catawba Two Kings said the temporary casino is drawing crowds and occasionally paying off big. The permanent casino will be at least three times bigger.