National Indian Gaming Association Mid-Year Membership Meeting

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

8:30 AM

Opening Ceremonies

8:45 AM


9:00 AM

Chairman's Address 
Chairman Ernest L. Stevens Jr.
Executive Director Jason Giles

Officer Reports
Vice-Chairman David Bean
Treasurer Andy Ebona
Secretary Paulette Jordan


10:00 AM

Indian Affairs in the Trump Administration

Department of Interior and Impact on Indian Country; Developing an Indian Country Response 

  • Land into Trust Reforms - Carcieri

  • Indian Re-organization Act Hearings


11:00 AM

Developments in Indian Gaming Law


  • NLRB Cases

  • TLSA


12:15 PM



2:00 PM

Tax Refund Discussion/Impact on Indian Country

  • Tribal Leader Discussion On Treasury Regulations and the future of the TTAC;
  • Department of Interior Trader Regulations
  • Congressional Tax Legislation Impacting Indian Country

3:00 PM

"Sports Betting in Indian Country: The Potential Benefits and Impacts"

  • Department of Justice Current Policy Outlook
  • Congressional Legislation to Legalize Sports Betting
  • Impact of Tribal-State Compacting and Legalization of Sports Betting
    • Exclusivity
    • State/Tribal Regulations


4:00 PM

Closing Activities

September 25-27, 2018
Pechanga Resort Casino
Temecula, CA