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National Indian Gaming Commission

Mission statement: "The Commission´s primary mission is to regulate gaming activities on Indian lands for the purpose of shielding Indian tribes from organized crime and other corrupting influences; to ensure that Indian tribes are the primary beneficiaries of gaming revenue; and to assure that gaming is conducted fairly and honestly by both operators and players. To achieve these goals, the Commission is authorized to conduct investigations; undertake enforcement actions, including the issuance of notices of violation, assessment of civil fines, and/or issuance of closure orders; conduct background investigations; conduct audits; and review and approve Tribal gaming ordinances. "

Where Suits are Filed

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Cases filed within: 7 days 30 days over 30 days
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Docket Number Filed Case Title

Statistics on Lawsuits*

Key Indicators
1 Suit filed against NIGC in FY 2005
3 Suits filed since 2001
1 Suit still pending
3 Suits closed
0 Suits taking over 24 months
1 Suit taking over 21 months
Lawsuits Filed by Year
*based on FOIA nature of suit

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