Facts about Gambling in Oklahoma

Gambling Operations

  • 31 tribes in the gambling business in 2019
  • 139 tribal gambling facilities in 2018*
  • Second nationally in the total number of electronic games (74,410)*

Gambling Revenue

  • $4.9 billion in tribal gambling revenue in 2018†
  • Third nationally in total casino gambling revenue
  • $221.1 million in state lottery revenue in 2018

State Revenue

Funding for Education (2018)
  • $121.7 million (tribal casinos)
  • $959.7 million (Oklahoma lottery)
General Fund (2018)
  • $16.6 million (tribal casinos)
Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services‡
  • $250,000 annually (tribal casinos)
  • $750,000 annually (Oklahoma lottery)

 

*American Gaming Association. (2019). State of the states 2019: The AGA survey of the commercial casino industry, pp. 15, 101.

† Office of Management and Enterprise Services, Oklahoma Gaming Compliance Unit (2019). Annual report: Fiscal year 2018, p. 1–4.

‡ Funding supports problem gambling treatment, awareness, training, education, prevention, and helpline assistance.

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