Indian Gaming: Financial and Regulatory Issues

  title={Indian Gaming: Financial and Regulatory Issues},
  author={Gary C. Anders},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={108 - 98}
  • Gary C. Anders
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • Law, Economics
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
For 124 Indian tribes, casino gaming has become an important source of revenue as a result of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA) of 1988. This article reviews the judicial and legislative history of Indian gaming. Second, it examines regulation and oversight of Indian gaming. Next, it provides examples of the uses of gaming revenue. Then it considers the positive and negative impacts of casinos on Indian communities, local businesses, and states. Finally, it discusses the conflict over the… 

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