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Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association announces casino closings amid pandemic

16 March 2020

The Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association announced today that it is "committed to providing the community with resources and updates as we work through this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic together."

“The leadership of Oklahoma’s tribal gaming community remains in constant communication with local, state, and national officials and each other to monitor developments," said Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Chairman Matthew L. Morgan. "Each sovereign Tribal nation is actively engaged in evaluating and, where appropriate, activating Tribal response plans and adjusting operational practices, including increased sanitation and the possibility of suspending operations. Public health is of utmost concern for all, as are the wellbeing and livelihoods of the thousands of Oklahomans employed by our industry."

Below is a list of the casino properties that have suspended operations effective at 11:59 p.m. on 16 March 2020, until further notice.

Cherokee Nation Casino Operations (Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland, Cherokee Casino & Hotel West Siloam Springs, Cherokee Casino Fort Gibson, Cherokee Casino Grove, Cherokee Casino Ramona, Cherokee Casino Sallisaw, Cherokee Casino South Coffeyville, Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs, Cherokee Nation Outpost Tobacco Shop, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Tulsa)

Chickasaw Nation Casino Operations (The Artesian Hotel Casino & Spa, Ada Gaming Center, Chickasaw Travel Stop - Ada Gaming West, Black Gold Casino, Border Casino, Chisholm Trail Casino, Chickasaw Travel Stop - Davis Gaming, Chickasaw Travel Stop - Thackerville, Gold Mountain Casino, Jet Stream Casino, Newcastle Casino, Newcastle Travel Gaming, Riverwind Casino, SaltCreek Casino, Texoma Casino, RiverStar Casino, Treasure Valley Casino & Hotel, Washita Casino, WinStar World Casino and Resort, Goldsby Gaming Center, Tishomingo Tobacco and Gaming)

Choctaw Casinos & Resorts (Choctaw Casino - Broken Bow, Choctaw Casino - Idabel, Choctaw Casino - McAlester, Choctaw Casino - Stringtown, Choctaw Casino - Stigler, Choctaw Casino Resort - Durant, Choctaw Casino Resort - Grant, Choctaw Casino Resort - Pocola, Creek Nation Casino Muscogee)

Absentee Shawnee Tribe (Thunderbird Casino - Norman, Thunderbird Casino - Shawnee)

Apache Gaming Operations, Golden Eagle Casino

Cheyenne and Arapaho Casino Operations (Lucky Star Casino - Canton, Lucky Star Casino - Watonga, Lucky Star Casino - Concho, Lucky Star Casino - Clinton, Lucky Star Travel Center Casino, Lucky Star Casino - Hammon)

Citizen Potawatomi Nation (Grand Casino Hotel Resort and FireLake Casino)

Comanche Nation Business (Comanche Nation Casino, Comanche Nation Travel Plaza, Comanche Red River Casino, Comanche Spur Casino, Comanche Star Casino)

Delaware Nation (Casino Oklahoma and Gold River Casino)

The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma (Indigo Sky Casino & Resort and Outpost Casino)

Fort Sill Apache Tribe (Apache Casino Hotel)

Iowa Tribe, Cimarron Casino, Ioway Casino, Ioway Travel Plaza)

Kaw Nation, (SouthWind Casino - Braman, SouthWind Casino - Newkirk)

Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma (Kickapoo Casino - Harrah, Kickapoo Casino - Shawnee, Kickapoo Travel Plaza)

Kiowa Tribe, (Kiowa Casino - Carnegie, Kiowa Casino - Verden)

The Miami Tribe of Oklahoma (Prairie Sun Casino and Prairie Moon Casino)

Modoc Nation (The Stables Casino)

Osage Nation (Osage Casino - Bartlesville, Osage Casino - Hominy, Osage Casino - Pawhuska, Osage Casino - Sand Springs, Osage Casino Hotel - Ponca City, Osage Casino Hotel - Skiatook, Osage Casino Hotel - Tulsa)

Ottowa Tribe (High Winds Casino)

Otoe-Missouria (7 Clans Paradise Casino)

Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma (Trading Post Casino - Pawnee, StoneWolf Casino, TeePee Casino)

Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma (Buffalo Run Casino & Resort)

Quapaw Nation (Downstream Casino Resort and Quapaw Casino)

The Sac and Fox Nation (Sac & Fox Nation Stroud Casino and The Black Hawk Casino)

The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma (Seminole Nation Casino, Konawa Rivermist Casino, Wewoka Trading Post Casino)

The Seneca-Cayuga Nation (Grand Lake Casino)

The Shawnee Tribe (Golden Mesa Casino)

The Thlopthlocco Tribal Town (Golden Pony Casino)

The Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma (Tonkawa Hotel & Casino, Native Lights Casino, Tonkawa Gasino)

Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Sugar Creek Casino)

Wyandotte Nation Casino Operations, River Bend Casino Hotel and Lucky Turtle Casino)

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