The National Indian Gaming Commission finalized a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sycuan Institute on Tribal Gaming in the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at San Diego State University. The term of the MOU is for three years.
“It is my pleasure to announce the MOU between the NIGC and the Sycuan Institute,” said NIGC Chairman Jonodev Chaudhuri. “NIGC seeks to collaborate on data collection, development, and analysis with the Sycuan Institute, who is known for producing research that emphasizes tribal government gaming.”
A long term goal under the MOU is to create a data collection process within the NIGC that can continue to measure such topics as how NIGC approaches compliance, how tribal gaming regulation might be placed into the larger perspective of federal case law and self-determination, and how to demonstrate the economic impact of tribal… read more.