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Tribe says state lottery game violates Oklahoma compacts


March 19, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An online state lottery game violates the gaming compacts between Oklahoma and Native American tribes and should end the exclusivity fees tribes pay the state each year, an Oklahoma-based tribe said in a court filing.

The filing late Tuesday by the Anadarko-based Wichita and Affiliated Tribes argues the mobile and internet-based "second-chance promotions" authorized by the Oklahoma Lottery Commission in 2018 violate the gaming compacts the state has with multiple tribes.

Terri Parton, president of the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes, said the new electronic game violat...

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