On July 28, U.S. District Judge Timothy DeGiusti ruled in favor of nine Oklahoma-based tribes on whether model gaming compacts automatically renewed on Jan. 1, 2020.
The question of whether the Oklahoma Model Gaming Compacts auto-renewed on Jan. 1, 2020, may be decided soon by U.S. Western District Court Chief Judge Timothy DeGiusti.
Speaking before a full house at a July 24 panel on the state of Oklahoma’s tribal casinos, Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association officials reiterated their support for the current compact and its benefits for the state’s 31 gaming tribes.
Business and tax agreements negotiated between Oklahoma tribes and state government will face a more complicated oversight procedure if a bill filed in the state legislature is signed into law by Governor Mary Fallin this year. Compacts – the tribal-state agreements on taxes and fees revenue generated by tribal enterprises – are currently negotiated between Read More »
Citizen Potawatomi Nation officials have requested a meeting with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt to clarify the interpretation of the State-Tribal Gaming Compact and request increased transparency of revenue generated by tribal gaming. CPN has requested an interpretation of part 11, section D of the compact relating to exclusivity fees and Read More »