It's what's planned for a field at 111th and 129th East Avenue in Broken Arrow that's created an uproar.
From protests to a heated council meeting Tuesday night, Broken Arrow's City Attorney Beth Anne Wilkening says the issue goes beyond city hall to the state attorney general's office.
"They would have standing to bring action of this sort because of the compact between the tribe and the state of Oklahoma," Wilkening said.
Attorney General Scott Pruitt is demanding to keep the controversial field as is.
In the lawsuit, the attorney general claims the Kialegee Tribal Town failed to follow proper procedure in its attempt to build the casino.
Rep. John Sullivan of Oklahoma plans to submit a bill to prevent this kind of thing from happening again, he said in a phone interview.
"We'll give local communities some part in the process after the National Indian Gaming Commission has deemed land eligible for gaming, but the community that's been deemed eligible to game in would have a say in the process either through an election in their local community or a vote by the city council," he said.
In the meantime, Sullivan said it is up to the National Indian Gaming Commission to decide if the tribe can build the casino.
"They're working diligently to come up with a decision on this. I think they will very soon. I'd say within the next several weeks we should have a decision," Sullivan said.
The Kialegee Tribe did not return our calls on Wednesday, but released a statement Tuesday, calling the lawsuit frivolous.
Wilkening said she is confident the judges will make the correct ruling.
"The federal judges in the northern district have incredible integrity," Wilkening said.
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