Indian Gaming and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

Oakley, Christopher Arris
April 2001
North Carolina Historical Review;Apr2001, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p133
Academic Journal
Discusses the decision of the Cherokee Indians to open a gambling establishment in their Qualla reservation in North Carolina in 1997. Reasons for the decision of Cherokee principal chief and tribal council to take their own gamble and enter the gaming industry; Factors which contributed to the explosion of gaming; Classes of gaming under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.


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