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Update: Oklahoma officials to meet with tribes for gambling talks


October 18, 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Native American tribes in Oklahoma will meet with state officials to discuss clashing views on the tribes' gambling agreement, which the governor has said it expires beginning of next year.

The dispute over the agreement between the tribes and the state flared up when Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt wrote in an op-ed article that he plans to renegotiate that the state receive a higher share of casino revenue, which now ranges from 4% to 10% and mostly funds schools.

Stitt said the tribes' 15-year gambling compact will expire on Jan. 1 unless a renewal is negotiated. Triba...

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