Indian and Tribal Gaming
Gaming Commissions Publications
Government Departments News and gaming information
Associations and research
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Last update: 18/9/2010

Gaming Commissons
National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGA)
Created in 1988 when the U.S. Congress enacted the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA). The primary mission of the NIGC is to regulate gaming activities on Indian lands. Headquarters are in Washington, D.C.
California Gambling Control Commission
Oversees the 119 cardrooms and 51 tribal casinos (April 2003) operating in the State. Works with the The Division of Gambling Control (DGC) and Department of Justice (DOJ) for issuing licenses and background checks.
Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (Canada)

Government Departments
U.S. Senate Commission on Indian Affairs
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
Arizona Department of Gaming

Associations and research
National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)
Established in 1985. A non-profit organization of 168 Indian Nations. The common committment and purpose of NIGA is to advance the lives of Indian peoples ­ economically, socially and politically.
Member casino list can be found @
NIGA Indian Casino Directory
NIGA Library and Resource Center
Based in Washington D.C.
Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)
Founded in November 2004. In September 2005 AIGA had a membership comprising 18 of Arizona's 22 gaming tribes.
Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA)
California Nations Indian Gaming Association
Based in Sacramento. A non profit Native American organization of over seventy tribes dedicated to the protection of Indian sovereignty and tribal gaming.
Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA)

Publications & Conferences
Indian Gaming Magazine
National Magazine of the American Indian Gaming Industry. Founded in 1990. Complete state by state listings of native Indian casinos in the US with website link or telephone number.
Native American Casino Magazine (NAC)
Magazine for the Indian Gaming industry and is dedicated to the growth and prosperity of the Native American businessperson. Distributed monthly, and reaches over 10,000 people in our industry. Produces an annual directory of North American Indian casinos.
Western Indian Gaming Conference

News & Native gaming information - California Indian Gaming News
Victor Rocha.
Indian Country
National Gambling Impact Study - Native American Gaming
500 Nations
Listing of Native Indian casinos in the U.S. & Canada. Perhaps the most comprehensive and definative on the web.
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