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Congress must shore up NIGC regulatory authority over Class III gaming, guard against regulatory capture in tribal regulatory commissions, and reconsider the legitimacy of federal oversight of tribal economic decision-making. Congress should give the NIGC greater authority over licensure of those involved in Indian gaming and circumscribe the federal role over tribal economic decisions.
Keywords: Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988, National Indian Gaming Commission, IGRA, NIGC, Gambling, Indian gaming, Class III Gaming, Indian law, Indian tribes, American Indians, Indian tribes, Native Americans
JEL Classification: L83
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Washburn, Kevin K., Testimony on the Regulation of Indian Gaming, United States Senate, Committee on Indian Affairs, 109th Congress, 1st Session (April 27, 2005). Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-48. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1030922 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1030922