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Oklahoma tribes will pay the state an estimated $13 million dollars in Class III gaming money next Thursday. Since tribes believe the compacts auto-renewed at the start of the year – they are going to continue to remit their gaming funds like they have been for the past 15 years. But the state isn’t going to put that money directly into education – the largest recipient of gaming money – even though it’s supposed to, under state law.
Updated on January 17, 2020 at 3:13 p.m. KOSU's Engagement Team has been reading and answering questions submitted to our recent survey on the tribal gaming compacts dispute. Below are answers to basic questions about tribal gaming compacts. This post will be updated as we get answers.
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