Golden Mesa Casino to hold groundbreaking ceremony for expansion project


GUYMON, Okla. (Sept. 6, 2023) – The Shawnee Tribe, in partnership with Global Gaming Solutions (GGS), will celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for a $70 million expansion of the Golden Mesa Casino at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22.

The 40,000-square foot casino, located about two miles southwest of Guymon on U.S. Highway 54, opened in September 2019, creating a new tourism and entertainment destination in the region. When it opened, the casino brought with it 175 jobs and about $4 million in annual payroll.

The expansion project will include a recreational vehicle park, a new 100-room hotel and full-service restaurant, and will double the size of the casino gaming floor to include more than 1,000 electronic games.

Golden Mesa Casino is the only casino in the Oklahoma Panhandle and attracts visitors from Oklahoma and surrounding states. The casino currently features about 600 electronic games, six table games, a restaurant, bar and retail shop.

GGS, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Chickasaw Nation, manages operations of the casino while the Shawnee Tribe maintains ownership.