PR-147 01-2011

For Immediate Release                    

Contact: Shawn Pensoneau

(202) 632-7003

 

NIGC to Offer Game Machine Training in California 

Washington, DC January 20, 2011 — The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is offering "Regulating Gaming Technology" training on February 8-10, 2011, at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Lincoln, California.

This comprehensive 3-day training will assist tribal leaders, tribal gaming regulatory authorities and casino compliance personnel in understanding basic gaming technologies needed to effectively regulate technology on the casino floor. A course agenda detailing the topics to be covered is available at www.nigc.gov.

“Technical assistance and training is one of the major initiatives that this new commission is dedicated to providing to Tribes”, states NIGC Chairwoman Tracie Stevens. Additionally, “Trainings such as this help meet our goal of fulfilling our statutory responsibilities to Tribes and working in partnership to safeguard the industry” Chairwoman Stevens adds. 

 The NIGC is an independent regulatory agency established within the Department of the Interior pursuant to the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act of 1988.

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