The top federal Indian gaming regulator is lecturing at UND this week, and he said some things Tuesday that shed light on the somewhat-dormant effort by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa to build a new off-reservation casino in Grand Forks. That effort stalled for lack of local support and, in part, because of tougher regulations that went into effect during Phil Hogen’s current tenure as chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission.
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