CPN, State of Oklahoma reach agreement on tax issue

Citizen Potawatomi Nation and the State of Oklahoma have reached an agreement to resolve pending litigation and allow alcohol sales at Tribal enterprises. The resolution comes in the form of an alcohol compact, which allows CPN enterprises to receive licenses from the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission and the Oklahoma Tax Commission. Negotiations began Read More »

10th Circuit panel decision makes tribal-state gaming compact unenforceable, reverses arbitration decision

  A three-judge Tenth Circuit panel has ruled that the arbitration clause of the Oklahoma Model Tribal Gaming Compact is unenforceable and must be removed from all tribal compacts. Consequently, the panel reversed and vacated Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s April 2016 arbitration award. Arbitration is the only remedy provided by the Model Tribal Gaming Compact when Read More »

Citizen Potawatomi Nation request meeting to discuss state-tribal gaming compact

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 »