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Tribes start casino gambling negotiations with Oklahoma

The Associated Press - October 29, 2019 9:44 am

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) – Oklahoma’s attorney general is beginning casino gambling negotiations with more than two dozen tribal nations, but the sides remain locked in a stalemate over whether the existing gaming compacts automatically renew at the end of the year.
Attorney General Mike Hunter described Monday’s two-hour, closed-door meeting at the Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort as “positive and constructive,” but offered few details about the stalemate.
Gov. Kevin Stitt has taken the position that the 15-year gaming compacts expire at the end of the year and wants to renegotiate the terms to give the state a larger share of casino revenue.
The 35 tribal nations with gaming compacts are unified in their position that the agreements automatically renew after Jan. 1.

 

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