Sunday, July 03, 2005

Electronic Game Card Gains NATional Indian Gaming Commission Approval for its Gamecards

Electronic Game Card Gains NATional Indian Gaming Commission Approval for its Gamecards: "Press ReleaseSource: Electronic Game Card, Inc.

Electronic Game Card Gains NATional Indian Gaming Commission Approval for its Gamecards
Thursday June 30, 8:08 am ET
NEW YORK and LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- June 30th 2005 Electronic Game Card, Inc (OTCBB: EGMI - News), the US rewards based games company, is pleased to announce it has received an Opinion from the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) that EGC's Tribal Numbers(tm) GameCard has been designated as a Class II device under the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act. The NIGC rendered the Opinion that the Tribal Numbers(tm) electronic GameCard satisfies the Act on all counts as a technologic aid to the scratchcard featured on the card, so allowing the sale of the EGC Gamecard in Indian Country to the public (subject to Class II provisions).
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Scott Walker, Senior Consultant to Electronic Game Card, Inc on the Tribal Numbers project, commented:
'This designation is significant because Class II gaming is not subject to the Tribal-State Compacts pursuant to which states exert control over the type of gaming allowed on Tribal Land. Tribes retain their authority to conduct, license, and regulate class II gaming so long as the state in which the Tribe is located permits such gaming for any purpose and the Tribal government adopts a gaming ordinance approved by the Commission - as such Tribal governments are responsible for regulating class II gaming with Commission oversight. This means that any Tribe now wishing to sell the Tribal Numbers(tm) GameCard to the public can do so in compliance with the NIGC rulings.'
In order for NIGC to entertain EGC's application for Class II use EGC received sponsorship from casino o"
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