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Bingo in Oklahoma

Oklahoma has for a long time been synonymous with Bingo. That is due to the fact that the American Indian tribes of Oklahoma have provided Bingo games for generations. Guests from each of the nearby states pile in trucks and travel to Oklahoma to wager on Bingo for the weekends.

The 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act followed a precedent setting decision by The U.S. Supreme Court just the prior year. Since that time, 23 of the 39 Native bands located in Oklahoma have introduced bingo halls. The Chickasaw were the initial Oklahoma Amerindian band to take advantage of the wagering laws, and at this time control ten casinos of their very own. Bingo is the game on which the above-mentioned casinos were built on. digital games such as one armed bandits weren’t approved, on the grounds that they are believed to lead to gambling problems more than bingo.

In recent years, Oklahoma rules have altered to permit gigantic Native wagering gambling dens. You’ll now see Native gambling halls with slots, video poker and chemin de fer tables. Craps and roulette are not authorized in the Indian gambling dens yet, however that is only a matter of time. No one can say what having other gambling den games in the bingo parlors will do for the popularity of bingo.

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