Casino goers in Oklahoma will not have to wait much longer for a new gaming experience. The Comanche War Pony Casino is scheduled to open a week from Saturday. It will be the first new casino opened by Comanche Nation Entertainment in over a decade.
A grand opening ceremony for the new casino will be held on Saturday, March 19th. The event will take place on the casino floor and will be catered. As part of the event, a Cedar ceremony will be held. The CEO of Comanche Nation Entertainment, Mia Tahdooahnippah, will also be on hand and plans to give a speech.
Details of the Comanche War Pony Casino’s Grand Opening
The Comanche War Pony Casino is located near the Comanche Travel Plaza in Devol, OK. When it opens next weekend, it will be the first new casino opened by the Comanche Nation in 14 years. As a result, it warrants a special celebration to mark the occasion. The festivities will start at 10 am with a Cedar ceremony followed by a prayer and blessing.
After the ribbon-cutting, guests will be able to access the new gaming floor. The casino is running special promotions throughout the day for guests to enjoy. There will also be food and refreshments provided by the Comanche Burger Co.
What Games Will Be Available at the Comanche War Pony Casino?
When it opens, the new Comanche War Pony Casino will reportedly have 250 gaming machines. In an attempt to attract new customers, the casino will have exclusive games not available anywhere else in the state.
The Comanche War Pony Casino will be every day of the week. Normal hours will be from 9 am to midnight. However, the casino hours will be extended until 2 am on Fridays and Saturdays. Tahdooahnippah has expressed hope that the new casino will bring with it a renewed era of prosperity for the tribe.
Comanche Cache Casino Will Also Open This Year
The new casino in Devol is not the only project opening this year. Comanche Nation Entertainment is also planning to open the Comanche Cache Casino later this year. The casino is located in Cache, OK. No date has been announced for when the casino will open.
Once both the new casinos are opened, Comanche Nation Entertainment will have a total of six casinos in Oklahoma. In Devol, where the War Pony Casino is opening, they already have the Comanche Red River Hotel Casino. The tribe operates the Comanche Nation Casino in Lawton, OK. They also run the Comanche Spur Casino and Comanche Star Casino.
In just over a week, the Comanche Nation will open its first of two new casinos this year. The Comanche War Pony Casino will host its Grand Opening Ceremony on Saturday, March 12th. As part of the event, the tribe will conduct a Cedar ceremony, prayer, and blessing before the ribbon-cutting.
Mia Tahdooahnippah, the CEO of Comanche Nation Entertainment, believes the new casino will be a milestone for the tribe. It offers hope for a new era of prosperity for the Comanche Nation. The tribe is also planning to open the Comanche Cache Casino later this year. When both are open, the Comanche Nation will have a total of six casinos in Oklahoma.