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Oklahoma governor digs in on gambling showdown with tribes

 

November 15, 2019



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s new Republican governor doubled down Thursday on his position that the state’s gambling compacts with Indian tribes expire at the end of the year, setting up a potential legal showdown with some of the state’s most powerful entities.

Gov. Kevin Stitt said at a press conference that communications with the tribes broke down late last month and he wanted to present his case to the Oklahoma people.

“The fact of the matter is they have refused to communicate with me,” Stitt said. “This is going to cause extreme uncertainty if we don’t have a new c...



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