This study of Class II gaming operations in Oklahoma finds that tribal governments are translating revenues and employment opportunities from gaming into positive social investment. The tribes' successes offer a striking example of gaming operations accomplishing their principal intent, namely socioeconomic self-determination for Indian nations.
Grant II, Kenneth W., Katherine A. Spilde, and Jonathan B. Taylor. 2003. “Social and Economic Consequences of Indian Gaming in Oklahoma.” Joint Occasional Papers on Native Affairs (JOPNA). Tucson and Cambridge: Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy and Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development.