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Wampum : how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire / Donald Craig Mitchell.

Mitchell, Donald, 1947- author. (Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 344.099 MIT (Text) 31951004124050 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 338.477 MITCHELL (Text) 33946003132680 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781468309935
  • ISBN: 1468309935
  • Physical Description: 375 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : The Overlook Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-360) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I Mafia -- Sovereignty and Cigarettes -- Seminole Cigarettes -- Seminole Bingo -- Barona Bingo -- Steven Whilden and Pan American Management -- Part II IGRA -- Ninety-Eighth Congress -- Ninety-Ninth Congress: House of Representatives -- Ninety-Ninth Congress: Senate -- Cabazon and Morongo: Ninety-Ninth Congress -- Cabazon and Morongo: One Hundreth Congress -- IGRA -- Part III Aftermath -- Arizona Machines -- California Machines -- Fake Tribes -- Fake Reservations.
Summary, etc.: "A history of Indian casinos in America reveals the lesser-known partnership between Native American tribes and the Mafia that has been responsible for the creation of hundreds of Vegas-style casinos throughout the United States, in part by taking advantage of historical injustices and cultural protections,"--NoveList.
Subject: Gambling > United States.
Gambling > Economic aspects > United States.
Gambling industry > Economic aspects > United States.
Casinos > Economic aspects > United States.
Gambling on Indian reservations > Law and legislation > United States.
Mafia > United States.

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