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The Seminole Tribe

Seminole Tribe lauded for gambling practices

Seminole Tribe lauded for gambling practices

The organization in charge of Indian gaming approves of the way the Seminoles are doing business.

The National Indian Gaming Commission announced that it has issued a certificate of self-regulation to the Seminole Tribe of Florida. That means the tribe has passed a three-year review "to ensure its gaming activity have been in compliance with the [Indian gaming] regulations, and the tribe's laws and regulations."

The Seminoles are the first Indian tribe of 242 that offer gambling to achieve that status, The concept of earning a certificate surfaced in 1988, as Congress passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. One part of that included a provision for a tribe to...