NIGC Annual Adjustment of Civil Monetary Penalty to Reflect Inflation

On January 18, 2022, the National Indian Gaming Commission (“NIGC”) published a final rule in the Federal Register amending its civil monetary penalty rule to reflect an annual adjustment for inflation. This change was made pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 and guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”), which established … Read More

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King

Today, the National Indian Gaming Association celebrates and honors the strength and perseverance of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King dedicated his life to achieving justice for all, a cause that ended his life. He was the most visible spokesman and leader in the American civil rights movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. Dr. … Read More

National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Visits the Red Cliff Band and the Legendary Water Resort & Casino to Recognize Outstanding Work

Bayfield, WI – December 29, 2021 – Yesterday, National Indian Gaming Association Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr., visited the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indian community and the Legendary Waters Resort & Casino employees to recognize their outstanding work and commitment to help lessen the COVID-19 curb in their community. Stevens said, “You all exemplify the strength of our … Read More

Native American Heritage Day – A Message

Washington, D.C. (November 26, 2021) – On October 29, 2021, President Biden issued a proclamation declaring November 2021 as National Native American Heritage Month and called on all Americans to commemorate this month with appropriate programs and activities and to celebrate November 26 as Native American Heritage Day. President Biden’s shared in his proclamation, “Native American roots are deeply embedded … Read More