NIGC to Offer Regional Training in Minnesota

For Immediate Release    
Contact: Shawn Pensoneau
(202) 632-7003

NIGC to Offer Regional Training in Minnesota

Washington, DC February 3, 2011 — The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is offering Regional training on March 1-3, 2011 in Welch, MN at the Treasure Island Resort.

This comprehensive 3-day training is being offered in conjunction with the Prairie Island Indian Community and Treasure Island Resort and Casino.  Tribal Gaming operations in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana will have the opportunity to receive in-depth training from the NIGC Audit Division and the Office of General Counsel. Tribal Gaming Regulatory Authorities, Casino Compliance Personnel, and Casino Operators are welcome and encouraged to attend.

“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.

Please note that on-line registration is now available, see link below. For registration details and more information about this NIGC training, please visit our website at


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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