Tigua Indian Tribe Files New Motion in Gambling Dispute [POLL]
For years, the Tigua Indian Tribe have been wanting to allow other forms of gambling in their casinos. Monday, they renewed that request in federal court.
According to an EP Times article, the Tiguas feel their operations should be governed by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) rather than the courts. The NIGC handles hundreds of other tribes but, not the Tiguas. The motion filed Monday says, in part,
“Instead of continuing to impose the task of day-to day-regulation upon this court, the (Tiguas) gaming compliance should be handled by the NIGC, in the same manner as it is for the Kickapoo Tribe of Texas, and hundreds of other federally recognized Indian tribes throughout the United States.”
That makes sense to me. I mean, if that's how other recognized tribes are handled, why should the Tiguas be treated differently? What do you think?