Alva Review-Courier -

Oklahoma governor, tribes clash over casino gaming revenue

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Leaders with Oklahoma's powerful Native American tribes are voicing frustration with the state's Republican governor after they say he caught them off guard with plans to force renegotiations for a bigger piece of the billions of dollars tribal casinos generate each year.

In an editorial Monday in the Tulsa World, Gov. Kevin Stitt suggested the existing compacts, which call for tribes to pay between 4% and 10% of a casino's net revenue in "exclusivity fees," should be reevaluated now that the gambling industry has matured in Oklahoma.

"In this case, that means sitting...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019