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National Indian Gaming Association

Created in 1985, NIGA is a nonprofit trade association that promotes the economic, political, and social interests of American Indians through its legislative and educational endeavors. The organization is an important resource concerning Indian gaming matters.

224 Second Street Southeast
Washington, District of Columbia 20003-1943
United States

Main Phone:
(202) 546-7711
(202) 546-1755


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Upcoming and Past Events
1-4 April 2019
San Diego, California
25-27 September 2018
Temecula, California
17-20 April 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Ernest L. Stevens Jr.
Angelica Molina
Business Manager
David Bean
Vice Chair
Danielle Her Many Horses
Deputy Executive Director and General Counsel
Debbie Thundercloud
Chief of Staff
Mary Charlotte Grayson
Tradeshow Coordinator
Jason Giles
Executive Director
Mimi Hoang
Reception and Website Administrator
Maria Ferguson
Office Manager
Vanessa Little
Executive Assistant
National Indian Gaming Association News
Top 10 US states most likely to legalize sports betting in 2019
4 Feb 2019
As we enter 2019, many states are taking action to move toward legalizing sports betting. Here, Dan Ippolito looks at the states that are most likely to do so within the year. read more »

Recap of NIGA midyear conference
27 Sep 2018
The National Indian Gaming Association is pleased to announce record-breaking attendance for the 2018 NIGA Mid-Year Conference and Expo, hosted at the Pechanga Resort & Casino on 25-27 September 2018. read more »

Line-up announced for National Indian Gaming Expo
31 Jul 2018
The event, which takes place 25-27 September at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA, will have many operators and providers discussing sports betting. read more »

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PRESS RELEASE: NIGA Mourns the Loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe
PRESS RELEASE: NIGA Mourns the Loss of Grand Portage Tribal Chairman Norman Deschampe
The Future of American Indian Gaming: The Next 30 Years