Kiowa Casino announces closure of Verden location for October 31

October 17, 2023
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The Kiowa Tribe operates two other casinos in the state, with a potential Hobart casino stalled since its groundbreaking in 2021.

Kiowa Casino, located in Verden, Oklahoma, will close its doors on October 31.

According to local reports, the Kiowa Casino Operations Authority, Kiowa Casino Enterprises and the Kiowa Tribe jointly announced the closure.

The Verden location of Kiowa Casino has been part of the area for over 13 years. Kiowa Casino still has two other locations in Red River and Carnegie, Oklahoma.

A representative from Kiowa Casino said, “This decision was not made lightly and we extend our deepest gratitude to our loyal guests, team members, and the Verden community for their unwavering support over the years.

"We will always cherish the wonderful memories, connections and lasting relationships we've shared with our community. Thank you for your ongoing support for the past 13 years. We look forward to new economic development opportunities in the future."

The hours of the property have already been changed, as it will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, but the location will remain open from Wednesday to Sunday and can accept its final visitors from 10:00AM to 2:00AM.

Kiowa Casino did break ground on a property in Hobart Oklahoma in November of 2021, but there is no prospective date set for either its completion or opening.

Also recently in Oklahoma, the Osage Tribe’s Osage Hotel and Casino opened in Pawhuska earlier this month, and in September the Shawnee Tribe’s Golden Mesa Casino announced an upcoming $70m renovation project.

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