(1)numerous Indian tribes have become engaged in or have licensed gaming activities on Indian lands as a means of generating tribal governmental revenue;
(2)Federal courts have held that section
81 of this title requires Secretarial review of management contracts dealing with Indian gaming, but does not provide standards for approval of such contracts;
(3)existing Federal law does not provide clear standards or regulations for the conduct of gaming on Indian lands;
(4)a principal goal of Federal Indian policy is to promote tribal economic development, tribal self-sufficiency, and strong tribal government; and
(5)Indian tribes have the exclusive right to regulate gaming activity on Indian lands if the gaming activity is not specifically prohibited by Federal law and is conducted within a State which does not, as a matter of criminal law and public policy, prohibit such gaming activity.
Pub. L. 100–497, § 1,Oct. 17, 1988, 102 Stat. 2467, provided: “That this Act [enacting this chapter and sections
1168 of Title
18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure] may be cited as the ‘Indian Gaming Regulatory Act’.”
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