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Two Oklahoma tribes sign extension with Gov. Kevin Stitt after three sue over gaming compact renewal

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After adding fuel to the fire of an already heated situation, Oklahoma Governor, Kevin Stitt, now faces a federal lawsuit filed by the state’s three largest gaming tribes in Oklahoma City federal court on Tuesday. The Cherokee, Chickasaw and Choctaw nations are seeking a declaratory judgment that the tribe’s 15-year-old gaming compacts that give ...

Oklahoma Governor to take lead on local gaming compact negotiations

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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt (pictured) has reportedly announced that he is to take over negotiations between the state and its 35 casino-operating tribes concerning the long-running dispute over gaming compacts. According to a Tuesday report from the Associated Press news service published by US News and World Report, the 46-year-old revealed that he also ...

Oklahoma’s casino-operating tribes begin gaming compact talks

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Oklahoma Attorney General, Mike Hunter, reportedly began meeting with representatives from some of the state’s 35 casino-operating tribes on Monday in hopes of being able to find a solution to the dispute concerning the tax rates contained within their gaming compacts. Constructive consultation: According to a Monday report from The Washington Post newspaper, Hunter ...

Oklahoma secures outside help for tribal gaming compact renegotiations

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The Attorney General for Oklahoma has reportedly secured the services of a highly respected Michigan law firm as his office endeavors to renegotiate its gaming compacts with the state’s many casino-operating tribes. According to a Friday report from the Associated Press news service published by the Star Tribune newspaper, Mike Hunter has agreed to ...