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10/17/08 - State Indian casinos cashing in, booming

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The expansion there, and at several other casinos around Oklahoma, indicates that the multibillion-dollar industry is going strong, despite an economic downturn plaguing the rest of the country. "We're very aware of what's going on in the economy in the U.S., and to a large degree, Oklahoma and Texas are insulated," said Brian Campbell, CEO of the Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce. "It seems like everything's been holding up well. I know our business is doing great."