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Federal government approves new state-tribal compacts

Ray Carter, Center for Independent Journalism The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) has allowed two new state-tribal gaming compacts to take effect, a move that could result in greater competition in Oklahoma’s casino market and provide a higher share of gaming revenue to state government. The compact agreements were announced earlier this year thanks to […]

News Analysis: Two more Oklahoma tribes, on July 2, sign ‘Declarations of Independence’ through new compacts

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – Two small Oklahoma tribes have, in their own way, issued brand new versions of the Declaration of Independence. The moves came on July 2 (last Thursday) when the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians (JKB) and the Kialegee Tribal Town signed gaming compacts with the state of Oklahoma. Governor […]

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