U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell appointed E. Sequoyah Simermeyer (Coharie) an associate commissioner of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) on Monday, November 2, 2015.
ICTMN Staff
11/7/15
After more than five months of operating solely under Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is finally welcoming another member. E...
People walk in to the Speaking Rock Casino & Entertainment Centre in El Paso, Texas on Tuesday Aug. 4, 2009.
Steve Russell
10/30/15
The National Indian Gaming Commission has approved Class II gaming ordinances for the Alabama-Coushatta Reservation in East Texas and the Ysleta del Sur Pueblo near El Paso in far ...
ICTMN Staff
10/9/15
For the past five months, Jonodev Chaudhuri has served as chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission and has been handling the $28.5 billion tribal gaming industry issues by...
Michelle Tirado
6/11/15
Now in her third year of service to the federal government, Alison Grigonis, a member of Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, is on her way to becoming a fixture in Washington, D.C...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/24/15
After a year-and-a-half in the dual role of acting chairman and vice chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission, Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri was confirmed by the Senate to ser...
ICTMN Staff
4/17/15
Thursday marked the first 100 days of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs being led by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) in a Republican-led Senate...
ICTMN Staff
3/17/15
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will have a full agenda on Wednesday consisting of a business meeting to consider three bills and a nomination followed by a legislative hear...
Joseph H. Webster
3/1/15

When Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1988 (IGRA), it included an important provision to allow for self-regulation of Class II gaming by tribal governments that established a record of successful gaming regulation....

ICTMN Staff
12/5/14
On Friday, the Quapaw Tribe announced that they were granted permission by the U.S. federal government to expand their Downstream Casino Resort into southeast Kansas...
Lee Allen
11/21/14
“It’s the tribal in tribal gaming that makes the difference and this has been a banner year for Indian gaming in Arizona,” said Valerie Spicer, Executive Director of the Arizona In...

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