Mission Statement

The Osage Nation Gaming Commission (ONGC) was established to preserve and protect the integrity of the Osage Nation’s gaming activities by shielding it from corrupting influences, ensuring fair and honest practices by patrons and operators, enforcing all applicable gaming laws and internal controls, and ensuring that the Nation is the primary beneficiary of the gaming facilities. 

The ONGC is made up of seven (7) different sub-divisions and maintains nine (9) separate offices.  The ONGC is responsible for the licensure of all casino employees and vendors, ensuring the compliance of all gaming systems and operations, monitoring of all gaming activities, surveillance, and the quasi-judicial administrative functions associated with regulating the Osage Nation’s gaming activities.



Comment Period: 30 Days

Osage Nation Gaming Commission Notice of Rulemaking dated February 13, 2017:  #1

The Osage Nation Gaming Commission is proposing the following new rules under the Rulemaking process.  The attached changes are to the ONGC Rules and Regulations and are presented in the document in red text.

Comments may be made by interested parties for 30 days.  Comments need to be mailed to the Osage Nation Gaming Commission at 612 Leahy Avenue, Pawhuska, Ok.  74056 or emailed to ehembree@osagenation-nsn.gov.

Proposed Amendments to the Osage Nation Gaming Regulations 201.1 and 201.2:

201.1   Application Criteria

 (a)   To be eligible to apply for an Osage Nation Gaming License, an individual must have:

(7)   Reached the age of twenty-one (21).

Proposed Change: (7) Reached the age of eighteen (18).


201.2   Eligibility to Hold a Gaming License.

 (a)   In order to be eligible to hold a gaming license, the applicant must establish that he or she:

(1)   Has reached the age of twenty-one (21);

Proposed Change: (1) Has reached the age of eighteen (18).