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Oklahoma Bingo

Oklahoma has long been synonymous with Bingo. That’s because the Indian bands of Oklahoma have run Bingo games for generations. Patrons from many of the neighboring states load up in vehicles and travel to Oklahoma to gamble on Bingo over the weekends.

The 1988 (IGRA) Indian Gaming Regulatory Act followed a benchmark decree by The U.S. Supreme Court just the year prior. From that time, twenty three of the 39 Native tribes located in Oklahoma have introduced gaming halls. The Chickasaw were the 1st Oklahoma Native tribes to take advantage of the betting restrictions, and today run 10 casinos of their very own. Bingo was the game on which these casinos were founded. digital games such as slots weren’t authorized, due to the fact that they’re believed to contribute to gambling addiction at a higher rate than bingo.

In the past few years, Oklahoma rules have altered to allow for massive Native wagering gambling halls. You’ll now discover American Indian gambling dens with slots, video poker and vingt-et-un tables. Craps and roulette are not yet approved in the Indian gambling dens yet, although that is just a waiting game. No one can determine whether having other games in the bingo parlours will do for the appeal of bingo.

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