The NCLGS Foundation is the educational and research arm of NCLGS. The 501(c)(3) non-profit is a source of non-partisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation. Bylaws
Through NCLGS, state legislators have conducted several projects which could be helpful to individual states, including:
- a Policy Framework for Regulation of Internet Gambling, for states that wish to allow iGambling within their borders and for states that do not
- a joint lottery advertising survey, done in collaboration with North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL), regarding the correlation between lottery advertising and sales. View summary;
- development of a charitable gaming model act, to be adapted for use in states that are reviewing their charitable gaming statutes or considering charitable gaming for the first time;
- a study of what state lotteries do with millions in unclaimed prize money, and whether returning such funds to lottery prize pools increases lottery sales;
- development of an informational checklist identifying issues for consideration by states renegotiating tribal-state gaming compacts, as well as by those states considering such compacts for the first time.
- organization and sponsorship, in cooperation with Florida State University, of the Public Sector Gaming Study Commission which issued a 500-page report on the impact of gaming and gaming regulation across the U.S., the social and economic impact of gaming, and the role of state and local governments and their citizens in making public policy in regard to gaming.
- Tribal-State Gaming Compact Informational Checklist