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Filed Under: Compacts
Tribes in Oklahoma generated $4.2B at gaming facilities in 2014 (11/20)
Tribal casinos generated $4.2 billion in revenue in 2014, representing 2.5 percent of private production in the state.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Litigation
Developers lose lawsuit over failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino (11/19)
Attorney Dennis J. Whittlesey was accused of malpractice but a federal judge dismissed the case against him.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe still vows no casino on ancestral land in Arkansas (11/03)
Chairman John Berrey has been willing to sign a no-casino pledge although it's not clear whether it would be enforceable.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Otoe-Missouria Tribe breaks ground on fifth gaming facility (10/14)
The 4,500 square-foot 7 Clans Perry Casino will feature more than 100 slot machines, table games, a smoke shop, a cafe and a bar.

Filed Under: California | Public Relations
Indian gaming industry grew 116 percent between 2001 and 2013 (10/08)
The top five states in the $28 billion industry were California, Oklahoma, Florida, Washington and Arizona.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker | Compacts | Litigation
Supreme Court declines to hear appeals in two gaming cases (10/06)
The states of Oklahoma and Wisconsin were handed defeat by the justices as they opened their October 2015 term.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Casino industry pours millions into Texas campaigns (09/15)
Oklahoma, Louisiana and New Mexico Indian tribes are making fortunes off Texas folks who play their slot machines and table games.

Filed Under: Casino Stalker
'Secret' park in Maryland was once eyed for Shawnee casino (09/14)
A developer was talking to the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma but a deal never materialized.

Filed 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.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Osage Nation weighs plan to expand flagship casino with hotel (09/04)
The facility in Tulsa would see a 126-room hotel, a parking garage, convention space, more slot machines and more table games

Filed Under: Litigation | Openings and Closings
Supreme Court takes up petition in Kialegee Tribal Town dispute (09/01)
The battle began when the tribe announced plans to open a gaming facility on an Indian allotment near Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Cherokee Nation contributed $11M to upgrade road near casino (09/01)
The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa is located near two heavily-trafficked highways.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe still willing to sign no-casino pledge in Arkansas (08/31)
Local officials said Chairman John Berrey hasn't followed up on his offer but he's planning on arranging meetings soon.

Filed Under: Compacts | Litigation | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe not rushing into expansion of casino on Kansas land (08/25)
Chairman John Berrey anticipates the Downstream Casino Resort will expand into Kansas in the new three to four years.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Leader of Muscogee Nation discloses shortfall in gaming budget (08/24)
Demand for services -- membership has grown 13 percent -- has put a strain on the tribe's revenues, Chief George Tiger said.

Filed 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.

Filed Under: Openings and Closings
Cherokee Nation to debut hotel as part of $80M casino project (08/11)
A firm opening date hasn't been determined but the 120-room hotel at the casino near the Arkansas border is set to open this fall.

Filed Under: Compacts
Oklahoma tribes approach $1B in revenue sharing with state (08/10)
The director of the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission believes tribes will reach the milestone this month.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Tribal casinos make big impact on Oklahoma economy (08/06)
Indian casinos have, by and large, been very good for the tribes, the state and many, many people.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe denies claim of work on Kansas casino expansion (08/05)
Equipment seen at the Downstream Casino Resort was there for carpet replacement, not for construction.

Filed Under: Regulation
Former workers at Choctaw Nation casino plead guilty to theft (07/30)
Two employees admitted that they stole money from the Choctaw Casino and Resort in Durant, Oklahoma.

Filed Under: NIGC | Public Relations
Study outlines impacts of tribal gaming on economy in Oklahoma (07/29)
Tribes put 23,000 people to work at their casinos and contributed to another 14,000 jobs.

Filed Under: California | NIGC | Openings and Closings | Regulation
Tribal gaming industry sees modest growth to $28.5B in 2014 (07/24)
Tribes in California and Oklahoma generated the largest gains as the industry enjoys a fifth consecutive year of growth.

Filed Under: Litigation | NIGC | Openings and Closings
Quapaw Tribe casino expansion faces opposition from tribes (07/20)
The Iowa Tribe and the Sac and Fox Nation want to join a lawsuit filed by the state of Kansas in federal court.

Filed Under: Public Relations
Woman charged with possession of meth at Iowa Tribe casino (07/16)
The Cimarron Casino in Perkins, Oklahoma, sees another arrest in connection with the drug.

Filed Under: Litigation
Fort Sill Apache Tribe fights NIGC on use of reservation for casino (07/13)
The reservation was placed in trust in 2002 but the tribe is facing opposition from the federal agency that regulates Indian gaming.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions
Quapaw Tribe willing to sign agreement barring Arkansas casino (07/13)
The tribe's land-into-trust application for 160 acres near Little Rock has been met with significant controversy in the state.

Filed Under: Land Acquisitions | NIGC
Quapaw Tribe sees more opposition to Arkansas land-into-trust (07/10)
Four members of the state's Congressional delegation -- including two who have received contributions from the tribe -- want the Bureau of Indian Affairs to deny the application.

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