Chapter 8 HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT REFLECTS THE CHANGING COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT. Robert McMullin East Stroudsburg University. Introduction. Since colonial times, government has either banned or taxed gambling revenues. To cross the Atlantic Ocean, the Puritans must have been risk takers.
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-Class I: traditional tribal games
-Class II: bingo; regulated by tribe and federal Indian Gaming Commission
-Class III: casino gaming; IGRA requires compact between tribe and the state government
- Foxwoods found a Malaysian investment group.
– Riverboat casinos were unhappy with restrictions in Iowa
– Politicians forgot that riverboat required to sail can easily move its home base