NC law restricts bettors on tribal lands from using commercial sportsbooks. Enforcing this law near tribal borders is a geofencing challenge.
Federal recognition can give North Carolina tribes options for economic prosperity far beyond tribal gambling.
Federal recognition ensures that NC tribes gain amenities and reparations including tribal gaming, but the deck is stacked against the tribes.
An FY2022 tribal gaming revenue report reveals that 2022 was the strongest year on record for US tribal gaming.