NIGC Employee Named to “ELG 40 Under 40”

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WASHINGTON, DC – Monday, October 4th, 2021 – The National Indian Gaming Commission Attorney, Steve Iverson, has been recognized by the Emerging Leaders of Gaming (ELG) and Global Gaming Business Magazine as one of the 2021-22 “ELG 40 Under 40”.
Emerging Leaders of Gaming and Global Gaming Business magazine announced the 2021-22 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.

“I am honored to be recognized for the annual ELG 40 Under 40 award and to be a part of talented honorees across the industry,” said Steve Iverson.

“The National Indian Gaming Commission is proud of Steve Iverson. His significant contributions have enhanced the Commission’s work in many ways, including the NIGC’s self-regulation program and the regulatory flexibilities available to small and rurally located operations. Talented and dedicated staff, especially over the past year, have been critical to the NIGC’s ability to protect tribal assets,” said NIGC Chairman E. Sequoyah Simermeyer.  

For more detailed information, refer to our National Indian Gaming Commission website.


The National Indian Gaming Commission’s mission is to support tribal self-sufficiency and the integrity of Indian gaming through effective regulation. Together with tribes and states, the NIGC regulates more than 527 gaming establishments operated by 251 tribes across 29 states.  To learn more about our role and responsibilities, visit and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. 

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