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Joseph H. Webster

Articles by Joseph H. Webster


Self-Regulation for Gaming Is Good for Tribal Sovereignty

When Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988 (IGRA), it included an important provision to allow for self-regulation of Class II gaming by tribal governments that established a record of successful gaming regulation. Tribes that achieved a certificate of self-regulation would be responsible for most aspects gaming...


Key Internet Gaming Issues

Legalized Internet gaming: opportunity or threat? Efforts in Congress last year to pass a federal Internet gaming bill failed, but a new bill was introduced in the House on March 17 and it is anticipated that a new Senate bill will be introduced later this year. A number states...