Tribal Organization: Osage Nation
OSAGE CASINO DOWNTOWN TULSA
951 West 36th Street North
Tulsa, OK 74127
In August 2018 the Osage Casino in Tulsa will open its first phase of a major expansion project in August 2018 transforming the casino into Tulsa's newest casino destination location.
Osage Casino Tulsa first opened in Summer 2005. It is one of seven Oklahoma casinos owned and operated by the Osage Nation. The other six are Osage Casino Bartlesville, Osage Casino Hominy, Osage Casino Pawhuska, Osage Casino Ponca City, Osage Casino Sand Springs and Osage Casino Skiatook.
In Nov 2016 the Osage Nation broke ground on the first phase of a $500 million expansion plan. The first phase enlarged the casino and added a new hotel at a cost $160 million.
New casino gaming floor is 247,000 square feet with space for an additional 1,500 slot machines, 39 high-limit machines, 20 table games and five poker tables. There is also a new sports bar and grill, a small cafe and casino bar.
New hotel is 74,000 square-feet with 132 rooms including six suites, a fitness center and 120,000-gallon luxury pool which will accomodate up to 240 guests.
The new Osage Casino Hotel in Tulsa opened August 29, 2018.
Open 24 hours daily
247,000 square feet gaming floor
Minimum gambling age is 18 years of age
1,600 electronic games
20 table games - blackjack
Poker Room - 8 tables, open 11 am-4 am
From 1-244 N / US-412 East, take the L.L. Tisdale Parkway / Osage Expressway exit North. Turn left on West 36th Street North.
From Highway 75 North from Tulsa, take Gilcrease Expressway west to L.L. Tisdale Parkway / Osage Expressway exit North. Turn left on West 36th Street North.
August 28, 2018
The new casino hotel in Tulsa is now open. It is the Osage Casino and Hotel and is being branded as the downtown casino. However, the location is just outside of the downtown area. It is located just four minutes away at 951 W 36th St. North in Tulsa.
The new Osage Casino and Hotel is estimated to earn in local revenue $32 million according to tribal leaders.
The public was invited on Wednesday for the official opening. Many people visited the new casino hotel. Leaving the parking lot full. There was a special ribbon cutting ceremony held for the grand opening.
Plans to develop the new casino took nearly 15 years. The project cost $160 million to complete.
The casino is open 24 hours daily. There are game tables. Blackjack is offered. As well as over 1,600 electronic gaming machines.
The hotel offers 141 guest rooms. There is space for meetings and conventions.
The expansion also created a brewery and a new parking garage. Concerts can be held at the new event center. There are also four dining options.
The Thunder Bar & Grill is open daily. There is a food menu and offers live music.
It is estimated that $32 million will be contributed to the economy from the salaries of 400 employees.
Currently there are seven Osage Casino locations.
The casinos are overseen by the Osage Tribe Gaming Enterprise Board. The group was formed by the Osage Tribal Council after the tribe was given approval from the federal government to operate a casino.
In 2002 the Osage opened their first casino in Hominy. The following year they opened Pawhuska. Next was Sand Springs in 2004. The original Tulsa opened in the middle of 2005. The next year they opened Bartlesville. Two casinos were opened in 2007. In the Fall was Skiatook. In the Winter was Ponca City.Back
August 01, 2018
The Downtown Tulsa Osage Casino is preparing to open. The $160 million property will also offer a hotel, microbrewery, and pool.
Plans for the new casino have been in the works for nearly ten years.
It is located north by almost 4 minutes from downtown and along the LL Tisdale Parkway. This will be the closest casino to the area.
The hotel will have 141 guest rooms. This will be attractive to out of town visitors that want to visit Tulsa's Arts districts and the Blue Dome. It will also be attractive to locals wanting a get away close to home.
The hotel will offer resort amenities including a resort style pool. It will hold 120,000 gallons of water. It can accommodate 240 guests. The hot tub can accommodate 15 guests. There will be a tanning ledge with 15 lounge chairs. The outdoor deck that overlooks the pool and the Osage Hills. A fire pit. Also, a sports bar. Outdoor entertainment will be held in the new 6,000 square foot outdoor area. The outdoor entertainment area will provide an additional venue for events and parties to be held by the people in Tulsa. The area is described as high end and indulgent.
This will also be the only casino in Oklahoma to offer a full scale, on site brewery.
In addition to its own beers, the brewery will also offer other locally made beers.
On August 29 the grand opening will be held.
The casino will be 66,280 square feet. This will replace the original and smaller casino located next door. There will be five poker tables and 16 game tables in operation. There will also be 1,550 electronic gaming machines.Back