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Business is booming for Chickasaw Nation

While the state of Oklahoma has been muddling through a revenue failure, revenues have been booming for another governmental entity headquartered in this state. The Chickasaw Nation, headquartered in Ada, took in more than $1.44 billion in revenue net of gaming prizes in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30.

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2/16/2018

article Oklahoma City, Chickasaw Nation close land transaction for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum
(Oklahoma) -- A Chickasaw Nation subsidiary and the city of Oklahoma City have closed on a land transfer for property to be developed around the American Indian Cultural...

1/23/2018

article GAN reveals identity of European-facing online gambling client
(Oklahoma) -- Gaming technology provider GAN has finally revealed the identity of its new European-facing real-money online gambling client.
article Chickasaws host hearing on proposed transit facility
(Oklahoma) -- If everything goes according to plan, the Chickasaw Nation may begin construction on the new Ada Transit Facility within a couple of months. The Nation...

12/29/2017

article Chickasaw Anthem Ensemble at Arrowhead
(Missouri) -- When the crowd’s cheers touched Phillip Berryhill’s ears at Arrowhead Stadium, he knew the Chickasaw National Anthem Ensemble had knocked it...

12/21/2017

article Feds Look To Toss Chickasaw Casino Land Dispute [sub req]
(Oklahoma) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior told an Oklahoma federal court Wednesday that the Comanche Nation's challenge to the land acquisition for a...

12/19/2017

article Chickasaw Nation remembers Native artist Jeremy Wallace
(Oklahoma) -- Jeremy Wallace was among two Ada-based arists who died in a traffic accident early Monday morning in Seminole County. Singer and guitarist Connor Hicks, 20...

12/9/2017

article Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma reports $1.44B in net revenue
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, headquartered in Ada, has reported $1.44 billion in net revenue from its tribal gaming enterprises during this fiscal...

12/7/2017

article Business is booming for Chickasaw Nation
(Oklahoma) -- While the state of Oklahoma has been muddling through a revenue failure, revenues have been booming for another governmental entity headquartered in this...

11/21/2017

article Ponca Tribe returns to Indian gaming industry with Chickasaw Nation as partner
(Oklahoma) -- The Ponca Tribe is rejoining the Indian gaming industry with the help of an experienced partner. The tribe is working with a subsidiary of the Chickasaw...

11/18/2017

article Comanche Nation sees setback in effort to stop new Chickasaw Nation casino
(Oklahoma) -- The Comanche Nation has been dealt a setback in its effort to stop the Chickasaw Nation from opening another casino in Oklahoma. On January 19, the last...

10/24/2017

article Crews assess damage after tornado hits Riverwind Casino
(Oklahoma) -- Crews are assessing damage after a tornado hit Riverwind Casino and nearby areas. Storms blew through the area on Saturday night, ripping up trees and...

10/23/2017

article Tornado Rips Through Oklahoma Casino During Beach Boys Concert
(Oklahoma) -- A sold-out Beach Boys show at the Riverwind Casino in Norman, Oklahoma, was interrupted by a small tornado Saturday night. The unexpected visitor ripped...

10/22/2017

article Casino clean-up after EF-1 tornado hits Cleveland area
(Oklahoma) -- New reports by the national weather service center confirming an EF-1 tornado touched down in the Norman area, causing damage to the Riverwind Casino and...
article Casino: No time to alert guests before tornado
(Oklahoma) -- Operators of a central Oklahoma casino say they had no time to alert guests before a possible tornado tore off part of its roof and caused a deluge of rain...
article Officials: EF1 tornado tore part of Oklahoma casino roof off
(Oklahoma) -- An overnight batch of severe storms spawned an EF1 tornado that tore part of a casino roof off in central Oklahoma during a concert and downed power lines...
article Tornado forces evacuation at Beach Boys concert after high winds and torrential rains tear roof off
(Oklahoma) -- High winds and torrential rains in Oklahoma forced evacuations at a casino where the Beach Boys were hosting a concert on Saturday night after a tornado...
article Weather service: Oklahoma hit with as many as 4 tornadoes
(Oklahoma) -- State emergency managers and the National Weather Service were surveying damage Sunday from severe storms that spawned as many as four tornadoes in...

10/21/2017

article Likely tornado hits casino where Beach Boys were playing in Oklahoma
(Oklahoma) -- High winds and torrential rains accompanying a likely tornado tore part of the roof off of an Oklahoma casino on Saturday where the Beach Boys were playing...
article Storms damage casino, down power lines
(Oklahoma) -- Severe weather tore through Cleveland County Saturday evening, damaging buildings and tearing down power lines. No injuries were reported by press time...

10/13/2017

article Chickasaw Nation to host 'Spooky Tales' in five locations
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Nation will host a series of “Spooky Tales” in five locations throughout Oklahoma in which traditional Chickasaw storytellers...

10/9/2017

article Gov. Anoatubby: “Chickasaw Nation has Never Been Stronger”
(Oklahoma) -- During his October 7 State of the Nation address, Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby outlined decades of remarkable growth. Addressing a crowd which...

9/26/2017

article Feds Look To Nip Comanche Bid To Stymie Chickasaw Casino [sub req]
(Oklahoma) -- The federal government urged a district court judge Monday to reject the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma's bid to block federal approvals for a Chickasaw...

9/2/2017

article ‘Our Friend Piominko’ / Chickasaw leader impacted U.S., Mississippi history
(Mississippi) -- One of George Washington’s friends used to live in Northeast Mississippi. “George Washington called Piominko his friend in his letters,...

8/31/2017

article Comanches Seek Block On Chickasaw Casino During Suit (sub req)
(New York) -- The Comanche Nation of Oklahoma urged a federal judge Wednesday to bar any government approvals for a Chickasaw Nation casino project while the Comanche...
article On this day in Alabama history: Chickasaw Nation signed Treaty of Franklin with U.S.
(Alabama) -- Representatives of the Chickasaw Nation signed the Treaty of Franklin with the United States, agreeing to cede their land in Alabama and Mississippi for an...

8/21/2017

article Comanche Nation starts legal challenge over tribal casino
(Oklahoma) -- The Comanche tribal nation of Oklahoma has begun legal proceedings against the US Department of the Interior (DOI), following its decision to allow the...
article Comanche Nation sues fed gvt over new Chickasaw casino near Texas border
(Oklahoma) -- In Oklahoma, the federal government is being sued by the Comanche Nation over a rival casino currently being built in the small town of Terral in Jefferson...
article Comanche Nation takes federal government to court over Chickasaw casino
(Oklahoma) -- It has been reported that the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma – a nation of Native American people whose territory has long been in the state of Oklahoma...

8/18/2017

article Comanche Nation sues over new Chickasaw casino near Texas border
(Oklahoma) -- The Comanche Nation is suing the federal government over a rival casino the Chickasaw Nation is building two miles north of the Texas border in the...
article Chickasaw Indian nation gives Hall of Fame medallion
(Oklahoma) -- In June, M. Franklin Keel, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and a member of the Gleneagle Ward, Colorado Springs North Stake, was inducted...

7/24/2017

article Cherokee Nation: 107 opioid pills per adult were sold in tribe's district in 2015
(Oklahoma) -- More than 100 pills were sold for every adult in the Cherokee Nation's tribal lands in 2015, prosecutors for the country's second-largest tribe...

6/7/2017

article Law enforcement agencies benefit from Cherokee Nation donations
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Nation granted funds to eight law enforcement agencies in Tribal Council District 14 during a breakfast gathering at Eggbert's Monday to...

5/29/2017

article Tribe to build USD 10M casino in rural town
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Nation has broken ground on a 36,000 square foot facility in Terral town in Jefferson County. And while it is making some residents and...

5/26/2017

article Chickasaw Nation breaks ground on $10M casino by Texas border
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Nation gaming empire continues to grow. The tribe just broke ground on a $10 million casino in Terral, Oklahoma, KFDX reports.

5/22/2017

article 2017 conference empowers Chickasaw women
(Oklahoma) -- Chickasaw women from across the nation learned the “Chickasaw experience” is a powerful tool in their quiver as they embark upon careers,...

4/2/2017

article Chickasaw Nation Cuts Ribbon for Ardmore Child Development Center
(Oklahoma) -- The importance of education took center stage as Chickasaw Nation officials opened a one-of-a-kind child development center designed to encourage...

3/26/2017

article Longtime Chickasaw Legislator Dean McManus Passes Away in Ada
(Oklahoma) -- Dean McManus, a full-blood Chickasaw who devoted over 40 years of her life to enhancing the lives of Chickasaws, passed away March 18. She was 78.

3/12/2017

article Chickasaw Nation proclaims the month of March Youth Arts Month
(Oklahoma) -- Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby recently proclaimed March as “Youth Arts Month” in the Chickasaw Nation. The proclamation acknowledges the...

2/27/2017

article Chickasaw Nation offering free tax help for Oklahoma families
(Oklahoma) -- A Native American tribe is helping Oklahomans this tax season. The Chickasaw Nation is offering free tax preparation assistance to individuals and families...

2/22/2017

article Chickasaw Tribe Requests Human Remains Returned For Ceremonial Reburial
(Oklahoma) -- Wednesday, the Tulsa City Council will vote whether or not to release Native American human remains and artifacts back to their respective tribes....

12/17/2016

article Texoma development finds new hope
(Oklahoma) -- At nearly a decade in the making, the long-promised development at Pointe Vista on Lake Texoma may finally be gaining some traction.

11/7/2016

article Chickasaw Nation seeks land trust for Lake Texoma project
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Nation said it is ready to invest in a once-popular resort area along Lake Texoma in Marshall County. It has been 10 years since a private...

11/6/2016

article Te Ata wins Best Picture at Orlando Film Festival
(Florida) -- “Te Ata,” a film based on the inspirational true story of Chickasaw storyteller Mary Thompson Fisher, was named “Best Picture” at...

11/4/2016

article WinStar World Casino and Resort in Thackerville takes the top spot for blood donations in Oklahoma
(Oklahoma) -- WinStar World Casino and Resort employees came out early and stayed late for the fourth and most successful Oklahoma Blood Institute blood drive of the...

10/31/2016

article Chickasaw Nation plans to develop casino resort at popular Oklahoma Lake
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Nation in Oklahoma recently announced that it plans to develop a casino resort near Lake Texoma. The tribe has plans to transform the former...

10/28/2016

article Chickasaws Plan a Hotel-Casino at Lake Texoma After Failed Attempt to Privatize State Resort
(Oklahoma) -- A decade after the government-owned Texoma Lodge and Resort was sold to a private company that never fulfilled its promise to develop a multi-million...

10/27/2016

article Chickasaw Nation plans resort hotel, casino on Lake Texoma
(Oklahoma) -- The Chickasaw Nation has plans to develop a resort hotel and casino on former state park land on Lake Texoma. The tribe envisions transforming the site...
article Chickasaw Nation to take over former Pointe Vista development
(Oklahoma) -- After years of stalled development, even a lawsuit between Pointe Vista and the state, it looks like there may finally be some concrete plans for the land...
article Chickasaws announce hotel on Lake Texoma
(Oklahoma) -- The state of Oklahoma and the Chickasaw Nation announced plans to develop a resort hotel and other amenities at Lake Texoma in southeastern Oklahoma....

10/11/2016

article Governor: State of Chickasaw Nation 'stronger than ever'
(Oklahoma) -- Hundreds of Chickasaws and friends packed Fletcher Auditorium and adjacent overflow tents on the campus of Murray State College recently to hear the state...

10/8/2016

article Chickasaw Nation's Gower receives Indian health impact award
(Arizona) -- Melissa Gower received a 2016 National Impact Award from the National Indian Health Board during the Heros in Native Heath Gala on Sept. 21.This award...
press release VGT Donates Air Time During World Long Drive Championship to Chickasaw Nation
(Oklahoma) -- VGT is a sponsor of the 2016 World Long Drive Championship, and the finals are coming to WinStar World Casino and Resort next week. In support of its...

9/16/2016

article WinStar World Casino and Resort opens WinStar Convention Center
(Oklahoma) -- Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby was joined by tribe dignitaries and local officials Friday, Sept. 9 during a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the...

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