Oklahoma governor announces gambling deal with 2 tribes
April 22, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Tuesday he reached a deal with two Native American tribes to increase the state's share of revenue from new casinos, but the governor still remains locked in a legal dispute over gambling with 10 other tribes.
Stitt signed new 15-year gaming compacts with the Red Rock, Oklahoma-based Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lawton-based Comanche Nation. The compacts still must be ratified by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
"This modernized gaming compact expands opportunities for our tribal partners, enhances revenue for the state from Cla...