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This article discusses the establishment of the Harrah's Cherokee Casino on the Cherokee Indian Reservation in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1997. The passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act by Congress in 1988 was the catalyst that allowed the casino to be built. The Cherokees saw gambling as a way to insure financial security for the members of the tribe when competition for tourism in the area was hurting the tribe's economy.