NIGC Employee Named to “ELG 40 UNDER 40”

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NIGC Employee Named to “ELG 40 UNDER 40”

WASHINGTON, DC October 30, 2020 – The National Indian Gaming Commission’s Management and Program Analyst, Mary Parker, has been recognized by the Emerging Leaders of Gaming (ELG) and Global Gaming Business Magazine as one of 2020-21 “ELG 40 Under 40”.

Emerging Leaders of Gaming and Global Gaming Business magazine announced the 2020-21 class of the “ELG 40 Under 40,” which recognizes gaming industry professionals under the age of 40 making significant contributions to the casino gaming industry. Produced in conjunction with The Innovation Group, founders of the ELG program, the “ELG 40 Under 40” represent a slice of today’s next-generation leaders.

“It is an honor to be recognized by Emerging Leaders of Gaming 40 Under 40 and even a greater honor to be nominated for this award.. I am very proud to be working in the gaming industry and to the past recipients of this award thank you for paving the way” said NIGC’s Mary Parker.

“The National Indian Gaming Commission supports tribal communities’ success through a well regulated Indian gaming industry. The federal agency’s impact is made stronger by its talented staff,” said NIGC Chairman E. Sequoyah Simermeyer. “This is a welcome acknowledgment of the hard work put forward to advance the NIGC mission and to support a healthy Indian gaming industry.”



The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act created the National Indian Gaming Commission to support tribal self-sufficiency and the integrity of Indian gaming. NIGC oversees the efficient regulation of 528 gaming establishments operated by 247 tribes across 29 states.

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