Oklahoma Indian casinos boost state revenues
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August 23, 2008
OKLAHOMA - State revenues from Oklahoma's 91 Indian gaming centers jumped 74% in
fiscal 2008, which ended June 30th. The state received $81.4 million up from
$46.8 million the previous year. Casino pay the state 4-6 percent of revenues
from electronic games and 10% of revenues from table games.
Derek Campbell of the Office of State Finance attributed the increased revenues
to more new games. He does not think the number of gamblers increased or the
visitors are spending more money. "The biggest reason is they've put in a lot
more compacted games," he said. "Mostly it's just an increase in the number of
The state's fiscal year runs from July 1st through June 30th. Some of the state
revenues paid by Oklahoma tribes are the following. This list is incomplete and
does not include all tribes.
14 casino locations
Paid $21.5 million in fiscal 2008
Previous year was $12.5 million, a 72% increase in fiscal 2008
Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma
Paid $1 million in fiscal 2008
Previous year was $493,247
Downstream Casino Resort
Paid $282,869 in fiscal 2008
Previous year was $169,598, a 67% increase in fiscal 2008
The Stables Casino in Miami (owned with the Modoc Tribe)
Paid $390,859 in fiscal 2008
Previous year was $308,700, a 27% increase in fiscal 2008
High Winds Casino in Miami
Paid $168,094 in fiscal 2008
Previous year was $154,903, a 9% increase in fiscal 2008
Buffalo Run Casino in Miami
Peoria Gaming Center in Peoria
Paid $765,443 in fiscal 2008
A 47% increase in fiscal 2008
Grand Lake Casino near Grove
Paid $493,093 in fiscal 2008
Previous year was $518,483, a 5% increase in fiscal 2008
Wyandotte Nation Casino in Wyandotte
Paid $679,170 in fiscal 2008
Previous year was $91,955
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