Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Tag: Oklahoma

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..

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

Ponca Tribe starts construction of Fancy Dance Casino

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The Ponca Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma has begun work on its new gaming venue near Perry which will offer 290 electronic gaming machines, and create jobs..

Political tug of war over compact renewal continues in Oklahoma

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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”...

Tribal gaming has had more than a $9.5bn economic impact in Oklahoma

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Following a successful 25th edition of the OIGA Conference and Trade Show, Casino Review spoke to Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association chairman Matthew Morgan

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..

Lightning Link Lounge opens at WinStar World Casino and Resort

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The Lightning Link Lounge has opened at WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville, Oklahoma.   Powered by Casino 360 ̊, the new gaming area features 151 Lightning Link units across almost 4,000 square feet in the London Gaming Plaza of one of the world’s largest casinos. Our partnerships with both WinStar and Aristocrat are very important to our operation. At GCG,...

New titles debut on VGT’s OVATION™ platform at OIGA

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VGT has confirmed three new titles will be showcased on its OVATION platform at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Show this week.   The new OVATION™ Class II gaming platform from Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT) will be presented at the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Show (OIGA) with three new titles that were custom-built for the Oklahoma marketplace: 8 Wishes™, Gold Alchemy™, and...

Oklahoma receives record tribal gaming fees

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Oklahoma collected more than $132m (E120m) in tribal gaming exclusivity fees in 2016, according to a new study published by the state’s Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES).   The record amount is not only good news for Oklahoma education funding, but also continues an upward trend since the first decline two years ago. Published in October, the Oklahoma Gaming Compliance...