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Tribal Gaming Authority


Several administrative staff members attended the bi-monthly Oklahoma Tribal Gaming Regulators Association meeting at Indigo Sky Casino. We are continuing to work on our daily procedures and guidance policies. The Director met with several other gaming commissions/agencies and the State of Oklahoma on new compact audit requirements.


All gaming vendor invoicing remains completed for the annual renewal of all companies, requiring licensing for annual gaming vendor renewals and for vendors during the month of December 2014, and/or the calendar year. Vendor licensing is continuous with the annual renewals for all gaming and gaming related vendors doing business with both Downstream Casino Resort and Quapaw Casino. Ending with December we have a total of 919 licensed and/or registered vendors.

       8       Construction                                  43     Gaming Related

     13       Gaming                                        486     Non-gaming

     81       Tour Buses                                     4     Consultants

    114       Entertainment

   170       Exempt (includes all donations, memberships, and service providers)

The current status, for the month of December 2014, of employees and vendors at the respective casinos is as follows:    

Employee licensing and up-dating renewal licenses at both casinos remain an on-going priority. 

 Quapaw Casino
 Downstream Casino Resort
 Employees  151 1116
 Native Americans
 Quapaw Members


Both casinos have continuous upgrades and changes and corrections that are being made to enable the most popular electronic gaming machines to be on the floor. This will give the patrons a more excellent variety of machines to play. The Compliance Agents are continuing to work on the training information to assist in preparation of the training and/or procedural manuals for the QTGA, as time allows. Again, those documents completed throughout the past several months include; Game Classification Policy and Gaming Machine Media Policy.


The IT Agent continues to make sure the QTGA systems are up and operating properly. We have obtained a new technical line to enhance the service at Quapaw Casino. He maintains all QTGA systems for all electronic and communication requirements.


The changes in internal auditing for the QTGA have proven to be successful. The separation of job duties between casinos has been so successful we have transitioned our Internal Auditing Department the same way.

Barbara Kyser-Colllier
Executive Director

Erin Shelton
Deputy Director

69300 E. Nee Rd.
PO Box 405
Quapaw, OK 74363

Ph: (918) 919-6020
Fx: (918) 919-6029

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm