September 26, 2012
Osage Casinos will build a new casino in Skiatook, including the addition of a 33-room full-service hotel and conference center. The project is scheduled to break ground in the fall of 2012.
"We are thrilled about the amenities this casino will be able to offer our guests," Osage Casino CEO Neil Cornelius said. "With this new construction partnership between Marnell Companies and Osage Manhattan Builders, we are sure that Osage Casino - Skiatook will continue to bring the finest in gaming, entertainment, and hospitality to the Skiatook community."
At completion, Osage Casino - Skiatook will offer 78,000 square feet of gaming space, a restaurant, sports bar and hotel accommodations. The project will include 300 games and six table games and is scheduled to be completed Fall 2013.
The 33-room, three-story hotel will include 31 standard rooms and two suites, fitness center, swimming pool, breakfast dining area, meeting room and convention space. The hotel lobby will include a grab-and-go counter and small bar with direct access to the casino floor and restaurants.
The restaurant in the new casino will feature a casual dining experience that will seat up to 60 patrons. "The dining options and amenities included in the renovation will allow us to offer a wide variety of fine options for our guest, Osage Casino - Skiatook General Manager Edward Gray said. “ Whether people are looking for a nice sit-down meal or just want to have a drink and watch the games, we will be able to provide a fun, yet comfortable environment for our guests."
The casino will also include a sports bar venue which allows guests to view multiple HD televisions from every seat in the house, In addition to playing all major sporting events throughout the year, the sports bar will be a premier spot for music and live entertainment.
The project also includes a newly designed convenience store that will accommodate both seasonal and lake traffic.
"This establishment will offer great opportunity for economic growth in the Skiatook area," Cornelius said. "We hope that this casino will attract other businesses to build nearby soon."
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For more information, please contact Jennifer Bighorse at (918) 699-7798, or visit www.osagecasinos.com.