ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

NCLGS works to provide information on all sides of gaming issues, with the primary goal of educating state legislators so that they may make informed decisions on public policy issues related to gaming.

Following are links where more information on gaming issues, gaming proponents and gaming opponents may be found. Because of the volume of information about gaming available, this list is not exhaustive; NCLGS has tried to represent varied points of view. Please note that these links are to external sites; NCLGS takes no responsibility for the content of these sites, and their inclusion here does not imply any agreement or endorsement of their content by NCLGS. The links provided here are for informational purposes only. If you would like to suggest a link, please
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Casinos     Pari-Mutuels     Internet Gaming     Lotteries     Indian Gaming     Anti-Gambling
Regulatory Agencies     Problem and Compulsive Gambling     Press
 

 
Casino Gaming

American Gaming Association
The American Gaming Association represents the casino entertainment industry. It's mission is to provide information about industry to the public, regulators, elected officials and the media. The organization sponsors a public information campaign, addresses legislative and public policy issues relevant to casino gaming, and works to serve as a clearinghouse for casino industry information.

Gaming Floor
Gaming Floor is an online magazine of casino trade and industry events from the U.S. and around the world, including daily gaming news headlines.

New Jersey Casino Control Commission
The New Jersey Casino Control Commission is charged with the regulation of casinos in New Jersey according to state and federal law. The Commission's web site includes casino revenue statistics, information on the Casino Revenue Fund, and a report on casino gaming in New Jersey.


Pari-Mutuels

American Greyhound Council
A non-profit partnership of the National Greyhound Association and the American Greyhound Track Operators Association, the American Greyhound Council works to ensure the health, welfare and safety of greyhound dogs through programs focused on adoption, research, inspection and education.

National Thoroughbred Racing Association
NTRA is a trade association for the pari-mutuel industry. Its work includes a Racing Integrity and Drug Testing Task Force, and a Wagering Technology Working Group.

The Blood-Horse
The Blood-Horse is a weekly magazine that offers up-to-date news about horse racing and breeding, as well as information about the pari-mutuel industry in general, including federal and government activity and proposed legislation. The web site is updated daily.


Internet Gaming

igc - Interactive Gaming Council
The Interactive Gaming Council is a non-profit organization based in Vancouver, Canada. Its mission is to provide the opportunity for interested parties to discuss the issues related to interactive gaming, including fair practices, public policy advocacy, and information distribution. The Council also regularly reports on state and federal Internet gaming related legislation and links to the full text sources of referenced legislation.

Interactive Gaming News
A publication of River City Group, Interactive Gaming News follows regulatory, legal and business developments related to Internet gaming around the world. Most articles are only available to subscribers, but non-subscribers are able to access headlines and selected free stories.


Lotteries

North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries
The North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) boasts 47 members throughout the United States and Canada. The organization serves as a clearinghouse so that lotteries may share information and resources on policies, procedures, gaming integrity, security and efficiency. NASPL also conducts public education efforts and where there is agreement among its members, communicates the position of lotteries on public policy or legislative issues.

Multi-State Lottery Association
Twenty six states are members of the Multi-State Lottery Association; the web site offers descriptions of current and past multi-state lottery games as well as information on lottery news and current events.

La Fleur's Lottery Site
Terri and Bruce La Fleur research and report on lotteries around the globe in their magazine, La Fleur's Lottery World. The La Fleurs, and their company, TLF Publications, do not endorse or oppose lotteries; their goal is to provide accurate and reliable data on the lottery industry.

Lottery Insider
An lottery-trade internet portal dedicated to lotteries and related subjects, Lottery Insider brings together news headlines, articles, industry statistics and links to state and international lotteries.


Indian Gaming

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)
The National Indian Gaming Association is a non-profit organization of 168 Indian Nations and associate members dedicated to supporting the self-sufficiency of Indian Nations through gaming opportunities and steadfastly maintaining tribal sovereignty over Indian lands.

Indian Country Today
A newspaper offering the Native American perspective on a variety of issues and current events, Indian Country Today is a frequent publisher of articles related to all aspects of Indian gaming.

National Indian Gaming Commission
Established under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the National Indian Gaming Commission is an independent federal regulatory agency charged with the regulation of Indian gaming on Indian land, specifically to protect tribes from corrupt influences, including organized crime, to make sure it is tribes that are receiving the benefit of Indian gaming, and to ensure that fair playing practices that protect tribes and players are adhered to. The NIGC maintains a list of gaming tribes on its site, searchable by tribe or state.

Pechanga.net
Through his web site, Pechanga.net, Victor Rocha offers daily links to news stories, feature articles and editorials about Indian gaming, as well as other Native American news.

Historical and Contemporary American Indian Gaming
This Arizona State University bibliography of resources related to the history of Native American gaming includes documents, books, and materials available through the Government Printing Office, the University Library at ASU, and ASU's Labriola National American Indian Data Center.


Anti-Gambling

StopPredatoryGambling.org
Stop Predatory Gambling Foundation is a national 501c3 non-profit organization made up of citizens from diverse backgrounds, religious faiths, political convictions, and life circumstances based in Washington, D.C.

Grey2K USA
Grey2K is a national non-profit organization dedicated to protecting greyhounds through political action designed to shut down pari-mutuel dog racetracks. Grey2K believes the treatment of racing greyhounds is inhumane and cruel.

Granite State Coalition Against Expanded Gambling
This New Hampshire anti-gambling organization cites, and links to, many research reports and journal articles in making its case against expanded gaming, particularly slots at tracks.

Casino Watch
This Missouri anti-gambling organization reports on pending gaming-related legislation and links to related articles, editorials and research reports.


Problem and Compulsive Gambling

National Center for Responsible Gaming
Founded in 1996, the NCRG is dedicated to funding research on problem and youth gambling. Its mission includes working to increase public awareness of pathological and youth gambling problems, as well as encourage new prevention, diagnosis, and treatment measures.

National Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.
The National Council on Problem Gambling aims to increase the public's awareness of pathological gambling, work to expand the availability of treatment options, and support related research, prevention and education efforts. The NCPG offers a 24-hour confidential hotline for assistance, as well as links to state problem gambling resources.

Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario)
The Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario) develops programs and works with communities and individuals to approach gambling in a responsible manner and avoid problem and compulsive gambling. The Council also conducts research on problem and compulsive gambling. The organization has an e-Library where users can search for gaming-related news, reports and web-links.

Institute for Problem Gambling
IPG was founded as a non-profit organization in 1997 to address the impact of problem gambling on individuals, families and society through education and training of problem gambling professionals.

Arnie & Sheila Wexler Associates
Compulsive Gambling and Related Addictions - Training, Consultation, Responsible Gaming Programs and Treatment Services.
Arnie & Sheila Wexler offer consultation, interventions, group, individual, and family counseling, couple's workshops, referrals, evaluations, and expert testimony. Also educational seminars, workshops, and training.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
CCSA provides information on resources, programs, events and services related to problem and compulsive gambling in Canada. The organization also manages a problem gambling listserv.

Gamblers Anonymous
Gamblers Anonymous is an organization of men and women committed to helping each other stop compulsive gambling through a twelve-step program. The site offers an international directory to make it easy for visitors to find a GA meeting near them.


Regulatory Agencies

Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc.
The Association of Racing Commissioners International, Inc. is a non-profit corporation founded in the 1930s to uphold uniform pari-mutuel racing rules and practices. The ARCI serves as a resource for pari-mutuel rulings, including equine medication issues. The ARCI works to preserve the integrity of horseracing, jai-alai, and dog-racing.

North American Gaming Regulators Association
NAGRA was created in 1984. Members are federal, state, local, tribal and provincial government gaming regulators.

National Indian Gaming Commission
Established under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, the National Indian Gaming Commission is an independent federal regulatory agency charged with the regulation of Indian gaming on Indian land, specifically to protect tribes from corrupt influences, including organized crime, to make sure it is tribes that are receiving the benefit of Indian gaming, and to ensure that fair playing practices that protect tribes and players are adhered to. The NIGC maintains a list of gaming tribes on its site, searchable by tribe or state.

International Association of Gaming Regulators
The IAGR is an organization of international government agencies responsible for the regulation of gaming in their home jurisdictions concerned with sharing information and resources among each other on issues relevant to the regulation of gaming.

Press

Public Gaming Research Institute, Inc.