Some Casinos are more reputable then others and more honest I have spoken to many players about Winstar Casino in Oklahoma they have a reputation of not paying some players there Jackpots and have had a few appeal there decision to the Gaming Commission. Its interesting to know that the gaming commission
is also part of the tribe so most appeals if not all are lost my question is who regulates the regulators?? My advise is to always carry your cell phone and take pictures never leave your machine if there is any dispute of a win and take names of Casino employees that just may help you get your jackpot. WinStar is the largest of 11 Chickasaw casinos in Oklahoma, casinos that netted more than $91 million last year, according to tribal records.
Complaints about payment from Oklahoma Indian casinos are not rare.
Oklahoma Assistant Attorney General Bill Leader said he gets about a dozen complaints from gamblers at [Oklahoma] Indian casinos a year, but has no jurisdiction in resolving them.
Back in Las Vegas, Bill Thompson minces no words about the lesson behind this.
"You ought to have a sign on the border of Oklahoma: 'You're about to enter Oklahoma and gamble in a casino. Two things can happen. They are both bad. You can lose and you can win. You ain't getting paid,'" he said.
Last November, Rosemond received a summons from the Chickasaw tribal court in Oklahoma. He was the subject of a legal action, and in a declaratory judgment, the tribe said the case was closed.
News 8 asked the Chickasaw Nation how many casino malfunctions they have a year; they did not reply.