Life, liberty and the pursuit of casinos

March 2007
Fairfield County Business Journal;3/12/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 12, p46
The article examines the growth experienced byt he Indian gaming industry in the U.S. According to the National Indian Gaming Commission, the industry had about 390 operations with revenues of more than $22 billion at the end of June 2008. On October 17, 1988, the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA)was passed to promote tribal economic development. Under the Section 2717 of the IGRA, the gaming operations will not subjected to any taxation.


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