Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

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  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act

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    Indian gaming can either be casinos, bingo halls, as well as gambling operations. Gambling is an element of many traditional Indian cultures. The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act categorizes Indian gaming into three classes, which are I, II, and III. Each gives different regulations. The act has impacted and caused much controversy among reservations. The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was passed in 1988 by Congress. Indian gaming was a concern in the states. Congress established a system to enable and

  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act Of 1988

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    California vs. Cabazon, the passing of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988 has made gaming a significant part of tribal economic development. Gaming has brought about economic self-determination for Native Americans for the first time in over two hundred years (Neath, 1995). Over two hundred of the United States’ 544 federally recognized tribes have established gaming on tribal lands (Neath, 1995). However, along with the economic profits, Indian gaming has brought many Native Americans back to

  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act Essay

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    the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. This federal law was established and signed into law by President Ronald Regan on October 17th, 1988. It is an act to regulate gaming on federal lands thereby giving the U.S. Department of Justice the authority to prosecute offenses related to Indian gaming. It was enacted in the hopes that it would serve to regulate Indian gaming and encourage economic growth and revenue generation for the tribes. It would also serve as a means to protect the Indian gaming industry

  • Essay on Foxwoods (gambling)

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    Pequots have experienced has occurred due to the signing of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) on October 17, 1988. This act permitted class III gaming establishments by American Indian Tribes. The Act stated that Tribal governments were the primary regulators on Indian Gaming but that the Tribes were required to negotiate with their specific states to conduct a Class III gambling establishment. This is called the state regulatory layer to state-tribal compact agreements. After the IGRA was passed

  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act And The Private Game Theory Equilibrium Opposing Them

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    different questions about commerce. Two articles that discuss about this topic as well are: • Business and Constitutional Originalism in the Roberts Court, Amar, Vikram Davi. • The Paving Principle of Good Intentions? Calls for Reform of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the Private Game Theory Equilibrium Opposing Them, by Kuzenski, John C. The first one focuses on “the limits the Constitution has been held to place on punitive damages and on state commercial regulation that runs afoul of the so-called

  • Indians Vs. The Constitution Essay

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    in the Indian reservations. The proposition was ruled to be unconstitutional. Now the Indians are rebutting the fact that they are sovereign and the ballot was passed. Under existing law, Indian tribes operate as semi-sovereign nations, and are liable under federal law only. Recently, the long-standing political and legal tension between the Indians and the government, which has characterized the relationship since colonization, has entered into the debate over tribal gaming. Indian gaming is not

  • What About Casinos Based On Reservations

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    granting a license for a proposed non-Indian casino in the Bridgeport area. In the fiscal year 2002, payments to the state are estimated in excess of $350 million” (Evans, 10). At 25%, that means that the casino has generated 1.4 billion in revenue; on slots alone. That’s a lot of money to be poured back into the community, as the casino regularly sponsors local activities in the community. According to the Indigenous Policy Journal, “In 2006, Indian gaming generated net revenues exceeding $25 billion

  • Casino Roots By Jessica R Cattelino

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    The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act was passed in 1988 by Ronald Regan (Davis 4.3.). This act was shaping for compromise between US federal government and Indian tribes. Also, Indian tribes hope to be able to protect their own sovereignty, and the US government was tended to regard gaming under their control. According to the “Casino Roots” by Jessica R. Cattelino mentioned, “it is a powerful image, yet one that renders gaming resources external to indigenous economic and political action. Similarly

  • Native American Casino History

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    interesting road from there. The ringing of slot machines, winning at bingo or poker has become an addiction of sorts, to people of different races and cultures. And Native Americans have not been left out either. [Image credit:] Indian Gaming was birthed in 1979 when the Seminole Tribe opened a high stakes bingo hall on their reservation in Hollywood, Florida and immediately, the state tried to shut it down. But they were resilient. The Seminole Tribe took the state to court and eventually

  • Indian Gaming Reservation Pros And Cons

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    Pros and Cons of gaming and tourism in Indian reservations Indian Reservation has been participative in gaming ever since time memorial. However, participating rate rose rapidly in 1980’s when a land mark legal case approved the natives to choose gaming as a source of economy, revenue and employment. It is these litigations that opened the avenues for the tribes to engage in gaming activities. It is often believed by the general majority that Indian reservations possess huge amount of money generally