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Settlement opens door to tribal casino at popular Oklahoma lakeFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker
Settlement opens door to tribal casino at popular Oklahoma lake (05/23)
Lake Texoma lies within Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation territory but state officials aren't saying whether they are interested in the casino.

Chickasaw Nation emerges as major player with shows at casinoFiled Under: Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation emerges as major player with shows at casino (12/07)
The WinStar World Casino and Resort is booking top musicians, comedians and other acts that might otherwise perform in the Dallas, Texas, area.

Oklahoma tribes mark $1B milestone in gaming revenue sharingFiled Under: Compacts | Openings and Closings
Oklahoma tribes mark $1B milestone in gaming revenue sharing (10/15)
The Chickasaw Nation by and large shared more gaming revenues than any other tribe in the Sooner State.

Tribes contributed $1.4M to politicians amid gaming fight in TexasFiled Under: Regulation
Tribes contributed $1.4M to politicians amid gaming fight in Texas (09/08)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma donated $670,000 in the 2014 election cycle, the largest amount among casino interests.

Chickasaw Nation sees false alarm of shooting at casino RV parkFiled Under: Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation sees false alarm of shooting at casino RV park (09/07)
A search at the WinStar World Casino RV Park in Thackerville, Oklahoma, failed to turn up any evidence of a shooting.

Shawnee Tribe works with Chickasaw Nation work on casino planFiled Under: Casino Stalker | Meetings
Shawnee Tribe works with Chickasaw Nation work on casino plan (08/24)
Global Gaming Solutions, a Chickasaw subsidiary, plans to manage the Golden Mesa Casino in Oklahoma's panhandle.

Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe disputeFiled Under: Legislation | Litigation | Regulation
Court reluctantly backs NLRB in Saginaw Chippewa Tribe dispute (07/01)
The three judges went to great lengths to explain why they were unable to side with the tribe in an unfair labor practices complaint.

Appropriations bill blocks federal labor law at tribal businessesFiled Under: Legislation
Appropriations bill blocks federal labor law at tribal businesses (06/22)
Efforts to shield tribal casinos from the National Labor Relations Act are stirring passions on Capitol Hill.

Debate on Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act moves to House panelFiled Under: Legislation | Regulation
Debate on Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act moves to House panel (06/17)
Tribal leaders call on Congress to resolve uncertainty created by the National Labor Relations Board.

Law Article: Uncertainty abounds with federal labor law at casinosFiled Under: Legislation | Litigation
Law Article: Uncertainty abounds with federal labor law at casinos (06/15)
What is becoming clear is that nothing is settled, and this issue is likely headed for the Supreme Court or a possible legislative 'fix.'

Union won't appeal decision in Chickasaw Nation casino disputeFiled Under: Legislation | Litigation | Regulation
Union won't appeal decision in Chickasaw Nation casino dispute (06/12)
The National Labor Relations Board declined to assert jurisdiction over the WinStar World Casino and Resort due to the tribe's treaty rights.

Law Article: Treaty protects Chickasaw Nation casino from NLRBFiled Under: Regulation
Law Article: Treaty protects Chickasaw Nation casino from NLRB (06/11)
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a decision indicating that the Chickasaw Nation can operate outside the confines of the National Labor Relations Act because it is a sovereign Indian nation with legal protections based on its treaties with the United States.

Senate committee takes up bill to shield tribal casinos from NLRBFiled Under: Legislation | Litigation
Senate committee takes up bill to shield tribal casinos from NLRB (06/09)
S.248, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, will be considered by the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.

Chickasaw Nation wins major ruling affecting labor law at casinoFiled Under: Legislation | Regulation
Chickasaw Nation wins major ruling affecting labor law at casino (06/05)
The National Labor Relations Board cited the tribe's treaties in declining to assert jurisdiction over the WinStar World Casino and Resort.

Texas tribes aim for level playing field with casino amendmentFiled Under: Legislation
Texas tribes aim for level playing field with casino amendment (04/06)
The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and the Tigua Tribe aren't allowed to engage in gaming on their lands due to litigation from the state.

Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribesFiled Under: Compacts
Oklahoma reports drop in gaming exclusivity fees from tribes (11/21)
For the first time since 2004, tribes shared fewer revenues with the state.

Chickasaw Nation fired casino employee after faulty arrestFiled Under: Regulation
Chickasaw Nation fired casino employee after faulty arrest (11/10)
The charges against Austin Wren were dropped but he still lost his job and his casino license.

Oklahoma tribes contribute $450K to gaming opponent in TexasFiled Under: Regulation
Oklahoma tribes contribute $450K to gaming opponent in Texas (10/15)
The Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation operate casinos near the border.

NIGA to hold mid-year conference at Chickasaw Nation casino">Filed Under: Meetings
NIGA to hold mid-year conference at Chickasaw Nation casino (08/19)
This year's event takes place September 9-10 at WinStar World Casino and Resort.

New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall">Filed Under: Casino Stalker | New York
New York set to award licenses for commercial casino this fall (08/11)
The Seneca Nation, the Mohegan Tribe, the Seminole Tribe and the Chickasaw Nation are in the casino race as developers or managers.

Supreme Court ruling affects NLRB proceedings at tribal casinos">Filed Under: Litigation | Regulation
Supreme Court ruling affects NLRB proceedings at tribal casinos (08/07)
The Chickasaw Nation, the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe and the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians have been on the losing end of a sovereignty dispute.

Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids">Filed Under: Casino Stalker | New York
Analysis: Picking the odds for New York commercial casino bids (07/07)
The Seminole Tribe and the Mohegan Tribe are among the bidders for commercial licenses.

Tribes among 17 applicants for commercial casinos in New YorkFiled Under: Connecticut | New York | Regulation
Tribes among 17 applicants for commercial casinos in New York (07/01)
The Seminole Tribe, the Chickasaw Nation and the Mohegan Tribe are in the race.

Seminole Tribe joins Chickasaw Nation for New York casino planFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Seminole Tribe joins Chickasaw Nation for New York casino plan (06/20)
Plans call for a casino on the waterfront in Rensselaer, across the river from the state capitol.

Mashantucket Tribe withdraws commercial casino in New YorkFiled Under: Connecticut | New York
Mashantucket Tribe withdraws commercial casino in New York (06/17)
Pequots are the second to drop out due to competition from another bidder.

Chickasaw Nation and partners change New York casino plansFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Chickasaw Nation and partners change New York casino plans (06/05)
Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, plans to manage the proposed casino.

City waits for casino plan from Chickasaw Nation and partnersFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
City waits for casino plan from Chickasaw Nation and partners (05/30)
Group faces June 30 deadline to negotiate a host agreement and secure local approval.

Seneca Nation enters commercial gaming project in New YorkFiled Under: Business Deals | New York
Seneca Nation enters commercial gaming project in New York (05/22)
Five tribes are seeking to run commercial facilities in different regions of the state.

Chickasaw Nation joins commercial gaming project in New YorkFiled Under: Business Deals | Casino Stalker | New York
Chickasaw Nation joins commercial gaming project in New York (05/20)
Tribal subsidiary would manage casino in the Albany region.

Chickasaw Nation welcomes visitors to new hotel tower at casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation welcomes visitors to new hotel tower at casino (11/07)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma welcomed visitors to a new hotel at the Winstar World Casino on Wednesday.

Chickasaw Nation to host ribbon cutting for new casino hotelFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation to host ribbon cutting for new casino hotel (11/04)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will open a new hotel at its Winstar World Casino on Wednesday.

Chickasaw Nation signs agreement for water service at casinoFiled Under: Business Deals
Chickasaw Nation signs agreement for water service at casino (08/14)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma reached an agreement for water and sewer services at one of its gaming facilities. The tribe will build a wastewater lift station and install a water line at the Chisholm Trail Casino in order to...

NLRB asserts jurisdiction at Chickasaw Nation gaming facilityFiled Under: Litigation | Public Relations
NLRB asserts jurisdiction at Chickasaw Nation gaming facility (07/22)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma violated federal labor law at its casino near the Texas border, the National Labor Relations Board said.

Chickasaw Nation covers cost of $7.5M road project by casinoFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation covers cost of $7.5M road project by casino (06/04)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is paying for a $7.5 million road project near one of its casinos. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission will award a contract for the work, the Associated Press reported. It involves a new interchange near the...

Chickasaw Nation in court over failed non-Indian gaming dealFiled Under: Business Deals | Litigation
Chickasaw Nation in court over failed non-Indian gaming deal (02/07)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma is in court over a failed deal to buy two non-Indian casinos. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi, for $125 million. But the...

Chickasaw Nation exits from deal to buy non-Indian casinosFiled Under: Business Deals
Chickasaw Nation exits from deal to buy non-Indian casinos (02/04)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has withdrawn from a deal to buy two non-Indian gaming facilities for $125 million. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, planned to buy DiamondJacks casinos in Bossier City, Louisiana, and Vicksburg, Mississippi. But the tribe...

Chickasaw Nation opens doors to    gaming facility in OklahomaFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation opens doors to gaming facility in Oklahoma (12/19)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma opened the doors to its 18th gaming facility. The 33,800-square-foot SaltCreek Casino features more than 550 electronic games, six table games, a restaurant, a bar and a retail store. The facility employs nearly 200...

Woman arrested at Chickasaw Nation casino on meth chargeFiled Under: Public Relations
Woman arrested at Chickasaw Nation casino on meth charge (12/14)
An Oklahoma woman was arrested at a Chickasaw Nation casino after tribal officers found her with methamphetamine. Stacy D. Gescat, 25, reportedly admitted she was panhandling at the Riverwind Casino. Officers searched her purse and found a needle and meth,...

Chickasaw Nation set to buy two non-Indian gaming facilitiesFiled Under: Business Deals
Chickasaw Nation set to buy two non-Indian gaming facilities (10/25)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma was the sole bidder on two non-Indian gaming facilities that are in bankruptcy proceedings. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, will pay $27.5 million in cash and $97.5 million in new debt to acquire the...

Chickasaw Nation aims to buy non-Indian casino in bankruptcy Filed Under: Business Deals | Regulation
Chickasaw Nation aims to buy non-Indian casino in bankruptcy (08/03)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma reached a deal to buy a non-Indian gaming facility in Louisiana that just declared bankruptcy. Global Gaming Solutions, a tribal subsidiary, will acquire "substantially" all of the assets of DiamondJacks, according to a press release....

Gaming accounts for most of Chickasaw Nation economic reach Filed Under: Public Relations
Gaming accounts for most of Chickasaw Nation economic reach (07/10)
The Chickasaw Nation contributes more than $2.4 billion to the economy in Oklahoma, according to a new study, with gaming largely behind the tribe's success. The Chickasaws own 17 gaming facilities, more than any other tribe in the state and...

Chickasaw Nation gaming enterprise linked to amphitheatre bid Filed Under: Business Deals | Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation gaming enterprise linked to amphitheatre bid (05/22)
The Chickasaw Nation and its gaming enterprise are facing a second public relations mess in Oklahoma City. Global Gaming, the tribe's gaming subsidiary, has been linked to a bid to take over operations at the Oklahoma City Zoo Amphitheatre.Previously sealed...

Chickasaw Nation promotes casino at Oklahoma ballparkFiled Under: Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation promotes casino at Oklahoma ballpark (04/12)
The Chickasaw Nation will promote its gaming enterprise at a baseball stadium in Oklahoma City as part of a naming rights deal. Terms weren't disclosed but the deal for the "Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark" will last several years, Venues Today reported....

Chickasaw Nation drops name of gaming facility for ballpark Filed Under: Opinion
Chickasaw Nation drops name of gaming facility for ballpark (04/06)
The Chickasaw Nation still owns the naming rights to a baseball stadium in Oklahoma City but the facility won't be known as the "Newcastle Casino Field." The stadium will now be called the "Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark." The tribe said it...

Chickasaw Nation defends use of casino's name for ballparkFiled Under: Public Relations
Chickasaw Nation defends use of casino's name for ballpark (04/05)
The Chickasaw Nation purchased the naming rights to a baseball stadium in Oklahoma City but not everyone is happy with the "Newcastle Casino Field." The park is named for the tribe's gaming facility in Newcastle, about 20 miles away. Critics...

Chickasaw Nation breaks ground on 18th casino in OklahomaFiled Under: Openings and Closings
Chickasaw Nation breaks ground on 18th casino in Oklahoma (02/09)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma broke ground last month on a $20 million casino. The 33,800-square-foot Salt Creek Casino will feature about 500 electronic games, table games and a restaurant. It's the tribe's 18th gaming facility in the state. “We...

NLRB to appeal decision barring investigation at Chickasaw casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Regulation
NLRB to appeal decision barring investigation at Chickasaw casino (07/20)
The National Labor Relations Board will ask the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a decision that bars an investigation into unfair labor practices at a Chickasaw Nation casino. Judge Lee R. West blocked the NLRB from investigating a...

Judge blocks NLRB investigation into Chickasaw Nation casinoFiled Under: Litigation | Regulation
Judge blocks NLRB investigation into Chickasaw Nation casino (07/11)
A federal judge today blocked the National Labor Relations Board from proceeding with an investigation into unfair labor practices at a Chickasaw Nation casino. In a 34-page decision, Judge Lee R. West said an investigation would interfere with the tribe's...

Chickasaw Nation gains minority ownership of Texas trackFiled Under: Business Deals
Chickasaw Nation gains minority ownership of Texas track (05/16)
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma was granted approval to own 49 percent of a racetrack in Texas. The tribe's subsidiary, Global Gaming Solutions, paid $47.8 million for the Lone Star Park at a bankruptcy auction. The tribe then formed a...

No applicants for state-owned casino in southeast KansasFiled Under: Casino Stalker
No applicants for state-owned casino in southeast Kansas (04/22)
No one has applied to run a state-owned casino in southeast Kansas, so the Kansas Lottery has extended deadline to July 21. State law authorizes a casino in either Crawford or Cherokee county. But a developer who dropped out of...

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