NIGC to Offer Training in Louisiana

For Immediate Release    
Contact: Shawn Pensoneau
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NIGC to Offer Training in Louisiana

Washington, DC December 3, 2010 — The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is offering "Regulating Gaming Technology" training on December 14-16, 2010 at the Coushatta Casino Resort's Coushatta Grand Hotel in Kinder, Louisiana.

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 are available at

“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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