The Potawatomi Tribal Gaming Commission is the nation's regulatory entity
for all gaming enterprises. The commission issues gaming licenses and
is responsible for ensuring all gaming employees undergo background
The purpose of regulation is to provide a statutory basis for the operation
of gaming as a means of promoting economic development, self-sufficiency,
and strong national governments. Furthermore, regulation is needed to
shield the nation from organized crime and other corrupting influences.
These measures ensure that the nation is the primary beneficiary of the
gaming operation and that the operator and players conduct that gaming
fairly and honestly.
The Potawatomi Tribal Gaming Commission is elected by the nation's General
Council to serve four-year terms. The Potawatomi Tribal Gaming
Commission, initiated in 1994, is recognized as a political subdivision of
the nation receiving funding from a small percentage of the casino's gross
operating revenue. The commission regulates all gaming activities
under Title 12 of the Potawatomi Law and Order Code.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Gaming Commission
14978 West Casino Drive
PO Box 129
Mayetta, Kansas 66509
telephone (785) 966-3043
fax (785) 966-2421