Vendor Licensing


Vendors for Citizen Potawatomi Nation gaming operations must have a vendor license.

Prior to providing goods or services to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation (CPN) gaming enterprises, certain vendors are required to be licensed by the CPN Gaming Commission. Gaming and Gaming Related Vendor license are renewable annually. Non-Gaming are renewable bi-annually.

In Compliance with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and State of Oklahoma Gaming Compact, Part E, Section 10, sub-section B, titled, “Goods and Services Providers”, in addition to the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Gaming Ordinance and internal licensing regulations, the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Gaming Commission must license:

“Any person or entity who, directly or indirectly, provides or is likely to provide at least Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) in goods or services to the enterprise in any twelve-month period, or who has received at least Twenty-five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) for goods or services provided to the enterprise in any consecutive twelve-month period within the immediately preceding twenty-four month period, or any person or entity who provides through sale, lease, rental or otherwise covered games, or parts, maintenance, or service in connection therewith to the tribe or the enterprise at any time and in any amount, shall be licensed by the TCA [Tribal Compliance Agency] prior to the provision thereof. Provided, that attorneys or certified public accountants and their firms shall be exempt from the licensing requirement herein to the extent that they are providing services covered by their professional licenses.

License Types

  • The CPN Gaming Commission has divided vendor licenses into three types:
  • Gaming Machine Vendors
  • Gaming Related Vendors – Vendors providing products/services related to gaming or the protection thereof (Excluding gaming machine vendors)
  • Non-Gaming Related Products/Services
  • The following vendors are exempt from licensing requirements and fees:
  • Non-gaming related vendors providing less than $10,000 in goods/services in any twelve month period
  • Providers of utilities
  • Attorneys and Certified Public Accountants providing services covered by their professional licenses

License Fees

All application and licensing and registration fees are non-refundable and are renewable annually (non-gaming bi-annually). The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Gaming Commission reserves the right to increase, decrease, or waives Vendor License or Technician License Fees at any time based on, but not limited to, business volume or product/service type.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Gaming Commission
Attention: Licensing
1601 Gordon Cooper Dr.
Shawnee, OK 74801
licensing@cpngc.org

Game Play by Gaming Vendors is Prohibited

Any individual who is directly or indirectly involved in hardware or software development, engineering, maintenance, repair, installation, or any activity that relates to the functionality of a gaming machine, gaming software, or gaming device is prohibited from all game play or promotions at any casino owned or operated by the Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

Vendor Licensing Forms

These downloadable files are provided for use by vendors who do business with the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Gaming Enterprises.

These files require the free Adobe Reader version 7.0 or above.

FBI Fingerprint Request

Licensing Regulations

Authorization to Release Information

Release of All Claims

Verification of Identity

Consent to Disclose Tax Information