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Oklahoma governor signs new gaming compacts with two tribes

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Two Oklahoma tribal operators have agreed new gaming compacts, but it’s unclear if the Sooner State’s governor has exceeded his authority by authorising sports betting.

Oklahoma’s compact dispute bound for federal court

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A federal suit by the five tribal nations seeks legal clarity regarding compact renewal, while commentators suggest governor Kevin Stitt’s plans to audit..

2020 rolls around with no breakthroughs on Oklahoma gaming compact dispute

2020 Oklahoma breakthrough
As the clock struck midnight on 31 December, there was no sign of a settlement in the ongoing dispute between Oklahoma’s governor Kevin Stitt and tribal..

Deadlock over compact renewal continues in Oklahoma

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Oklahoma’s 35 tribal nations with gaming operations and the state government are once again at an impasse over the issue of over compact renewal

Tribes reject arbitration on gaming compact renewal

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While representatives for Oklahoma’s 35 tribal nations met with attorney general Mike Hunter in late October, negotiations are said to have reached an..

Political tug of war over compact renewal continues in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Political Tug of war
As the issue of compact renewal continues to loom large in Oklahoma, Casino Review takes a page out of the Tom Waits songbook and asks,“How’s it Gonna End?"

Oklahoma tribal leaders continue to call for clarity on compact renewal

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In a joint resolution issued at the end of August, the leaders of 34 Oklahoma tribal governments said that although they are willing to consider any proposals from the state government, they first want governor Kevin Stitt to acknowledge that the existing compact will automatically renew at the end of the year.   While Oklahoma tribal leaders welcomed a “warmer tone”...

Gov Stitt calls for talks with tribal operators at start of September

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Following criticism from Oklahoma’s tribal operators and politicians, state governor Kevin Stitt appears to have moderated his rhetoric and has proposed..