Gov. Stitt uses COVID-19 as a bargaining chip with tribal gaming compacts

Date: March 31, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — With casinos temporarily shuttered across Oklahoma due to COVID-19, attorneys for Gov. Kevin Stitt apparently attempted to reach a compact deal with some ...

Osage Casinos to suspend hotel and gaming operations until further notice

Date: March 18, 2020

The Gaming Enterprise Board unanimously passed an emergency resolution to suspend hotel and gaming operations at all seven casinos starting today at 11:59 p ...

Osage LLC has a new chairman; contract for Fort Belknap Reservation extends

Date: Feb. 24, 2020

SKIATOOK, Okla. — A new year means new digs, new leadership and a new subsidiary company for the Osage LLC board of directors.

In its first ...

Judge orders mediation for five tribes and Oklahoma Governor

Date: Feb. 10, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Casino patrons play roulette, one of several Class III table games under scrutiny after Gov. Kevin Stitt announced to tribes in a ...

External audit of Osage LLC nears completion; broadband project could extend

Date: Jan. 31, 2020

The end is in sight for an ongoing external audit at Osage LLC.

At Osage LLC’s Jan. 22 board of directors meeting, Frank Freeman ...

Chief Standing Bear advised not to join federal gaming lawsuit ‘at this time’

Date: Jan. 28, 2020

Photo caption: Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear speaks during the groundbreaking reception of an additional hotel tower at the Osage Casino in Tulsa on July ...

More tribes join federal lawsuit over gaming compacts

Date: Jan. 24, 2020

Photo caption: Osage Casino patrons play roulette at the Tulsa location. Osage News

OKLAHOMA CITY — A fourth tribe is attempting to get involved in a ...

Congress requests more information on Pawhuska City Hall building

Date: Jan. 23, 2020

Photo caption: The Osage Nation is in beginning talks to purchase the Pawhuska City Hall building if all parties can come to a consensus on ...

Gov. Kevin Stitt hires Perkins Coie for gaming compact negotiations

Date: Jan. 3, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — With the state’s attorney general no longer participating, Gov. Kevin Stitt has brought in outside counsel to help with gaming compact talks ...

Oklahoma’s Secretary of Native American Affairs resigns over gaming compact dispute

Date: Dec. 28, 2019

Photo caption: Lisa Billy, Chickasaw Nation, resigned as Gov. Kevin Stitt's Secretary of Native American Affairs on Dec. 23. Courtesy Photo/Chickasaw Nation