Testimony on the Regulation of Indian Gaming, Oversight Hearing on Indian Gaming, before the United States Senate, Committee on Indian Affairs, 109th Congress, 1st Session (September 21, 2005)
Kevin K. Washburn
University of New Mexico - School of Law
Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-50
Federal and tribal regulation is likely to be more successful than state regulation of Indian gaming because tribal governments and the federal government have a greater interest in the long term success of Indian gaming. Uniform federal minimum internal control standards can protect the integrity of the Indian gaming industry nationwide. While federal regulators should exercise a powerful role, they must be respectful of tribal governments.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Keywords: Indain Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988, National Indian Gaming Commission, Gaming, Gambling, Indian gaming, NIGC, IGRA, Indian law, Indian tribes, American Indians, Native Americans
JEL Classification: L83
Date posted: November 20, 2007 ; Last revised: July 6, 2010
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