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The National Indian Gaming Commission is an independent federal regulatory agency, and along with regulating gaming activities on Indian lands, they are also responsible for "shielding Indian tribes from organized crime and other corrupting influences." The Commission's website is designed to inform interested parties about their ongoing activities, and visitors will find that the information here ranges from calendars of upcoming conferences to official decisions and actions taken by the Commission. First-time visitors may wish to start by looking over the FAQ section within the "About Us" area. Once there, they can find the answers to questions like "Do Indian tribes pay taxes?" and "What happens to the profits from Indian gaming operations?" Moving on, the "Laws & Regulations" area contains the text of such important documents as the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the Johnson Act. The site is rounded out by the "Reading Room", which contains recent and past bulletins, gaming ordinances, and a list of tribal gaming operations.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Economics
  • Social Studies > United States Government

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    Social studies -- United States government,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928114540361T,Social studies -- Human relations,Social Sciences,Social studies,Social studies -- Economics,Social studies -- Current events/issues,NSDL

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