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10/1/08 - Native American casinos also subject to regulatory controls

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Everyone is aware of the strict guidelines and operating procedures to which state-regulated casinos are held. But who sets the standards and controls for Native American properties? Casinos such as Four Winds Casino Resort in New Buffalo, Michigan, are operated by Native American tribes (in the case of Four Winds, the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians), which are sovereign nations.