In honor of 35 years of exceeding guests’ expectations in the gaming and resort industry, Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant is thrilled to commemorate the landmark anniversary of the first casino in Southeastern Oklahoma with a month-long celebration.

The festivities kick off on August 5. The celebration includes concerts, $2 million in cash giveaways, a special anniversary hotel rate, plus food, drink, and spa specials, guest appearances at The League sports bar, and activities at The District entertainment venue like bowling and bingo, a nod to Choctaw Casino’s humble beginnings.

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According to a press release, the property has undergone five major expansion projects, including the addition of a 12-story hotel tower in 2010, major upgrades to the Choctaw Lodge and Choctaw Inn in 2012, and the opening of Grand Tower, Grand Theater, and The District family entertainment center in 2012. The Sky Tower opened in 2021 featuring a 21-story luxury tower that included expanded gaming, elevated amenities, restaurants, lounges, entertainment options, and a world-class collection of Choctaw art.

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$2 Million in Cash Giveaways

This August, Choctaw Casino & Resort–Durant is celebrating 35 years of winning. The month-long festivities get started on August 5 through the 7 with the opportunity for guests to win their share of $1 million. On the following Saturdays, August 13, 20, and 27, Choctaw is giving 35 winners the opportunity to win their fair share of $1 million each day.

Live Music and Comedy

Since opening in 2015, The Grand Theater at Choctaw Casino & Resort – Durant has hosted more than 250 shows ranging from comedy shows to A-list tours like Aerosmith, Kid Rock, Chris Stapleton, and Carrie Underwood. The property continues the tradition all August at The Grand Theater with:

Friday, August 5

Brooks & Dunn Reboot Tour

Brooks & Dunn: Reboot 2022 Tour - Nashville, TN
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Saturday, August 6

Hank Williams Jr.

The Life & Songs Of Kris Kristofferson - Show
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Friday, August 19

#IMOMSOHARD Comedy Tour

Saturday, August 20

Kane Brown

CMA Fest 2022 - Day 2
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Friday, August 26

The Black Crowes

The Black Crowes Perform At The Forum
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As always, enjoy free live music at Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen + Bar at 9 p.m. and Gilley’s at 9:30 p.m. every weekend in August.

For a full list of our free August entertainment visit their website.

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