The Fort Sill Apache Tribe has announced a State of Recovery Plan that calls for an orderly transition from the current State of Emergency that has been in place for all Tribal entities since March 17, 2020 to June 17, 2021 due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic.

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Fort Sill Apache Tribal Chairwoman Lori Gooday Ware also commented that "The Fort Sill Apache Tribe would like to thank our guests for your patience and for following the APACHE CASINO HOTEL protocols during the pandemic. Safety for ACH team members and for you, our guests, is the greatest concern. The Tribe is encouraging everyone to continue practicing CDC guidelines and stay safe."

This plan, which includes the Apache Casino Hotel, calls for the resumption of 24/7 business hours, full capacity in the hotel and food outlets as we are able to fully meet guest service expectations. Guest mask wearing is now optional but remains recommended.

The casino will maintain current cleaning measures and will remain non-smoking indoors for now. The newly designed Smoking Patio is open 24 hours.

You'll remember earlier this month, Apache Casino Hotel resumed with live events hosting 90's country group, Little Texas at the Casino Event Center.  The audience was scaled back from numbers that the Casino normally likes to see, but it was the first of many live events that are scheduled this fall.

Keeping the Casino and it patrons are a top priority for Apache Casino Hotel, and they will maintain that level of care for their patrons. For more information on future shows and events you can visit


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