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Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed 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...

Filed 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.

Filed 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...

Filed 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...

Filed 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...

Filed 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...

Filed 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,...

Filed 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...

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....

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...

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...

Filed 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....

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...

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