Press Releases

Press Releases

Agenda Set for Western Indian Gaming Conference

CNIGA Appoints New Deputy Director Of Operations

California Nations Indian Gaming Association Names New Executive Director

CNIGA Chairman Applauds Movement Of Internet Poker Legislation From Assembly Committee

CNIGA Appoints New Deputy Director of Public Affairs

CNIGA Chairman Steve Stallings Supports Principles behind Assemblyman Gray’s Internet Poker Bill

Indian Gaming Association Delivers State of the Industry Report

CNIGA urges Assembly GO Committee to schedule hearing relating to online poker

CNIGA Announces Elections Results

CNIGA Announces Election Results

Indian Land Capital Company (ILCC) Joins California Nations Indian Gaming Association ILCC President to Speak at WIGC

BIS2, Maker of Award-Winning Casino Business Intelligence Software, Joins California Nations Indian Gaming Association as Associate Member

United Auburn Indian Community Joins the CA Nations Indian Gaming Association Officers are Re-Elected

Wirsol Solar Addresses the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, Joins as Associate Members

Membership Continues to Grow for the California Nations Indian Gaming Association

National Indian Gaming Commission Releases Revenue Figures for Tribal Government Gaming Operations

CNIGA Applauds President Obama for Establishing White House Council on Native American Affairs

CNIGA Announces the 18th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference

CNIGA Announces Election Results

Economic Impact Study: Tribal Gaming a Powerful Economic Engine for California, Generating $7.5 Billion for State's Economy

State Board of Education Announced Plans to Establish an American Indian Advisory Commission

California Tribal Governments to Study Economic Impact on State's Economy

IGT and CNIGA EDC Enter Partnership for Increased Placement of Wide Area Progressive/Contribution Games

First California Native American Appointed to the California State Board of Education

Eclipse Gaming Systems Signs Agreement To Provide Exclusive

PREMIER GAMING SOLUTIONS SELECTED BY CNIGA

CNIGA Announces the 15th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference

California Nations Indian Gaming Association Elects New Chairman And Treasurer

California Tribes Draw Much Needed Gaming Device Licenses

TribalNet is LinkedIn

Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians Joins the California Nations Indian Gaming Association

CNIGA Announces the 14th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference

CNIGA Grateful to Voters for Supporting Props 94-97

Thirteenth Annual WIGC to Focus on Cutting Edge Issues

Anthony Miranda Re-elected CNIGA Chairman

CNIGA Votes Unanimously to Oppose Efforts to Overturn Compacts

CNIGA Names Leon Acebedo Executive Director

CNIGA Extends Thanks and Congratulations to Tribal Gaming Commissions

CNIGA CHAIRMAN ANTHONY MIRANDA GIVES STATE OF TRIBAL NATIONS ADDRESS AT WESTERN INDIAN GAMING CONFERENCE

CNIGA Presents 12th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference (WIGC)

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association Donates $10,000 to the Families of Fallen Firefighters

California Gambling Control Commission and Tribal-State Regulatory Association Collaborate to Develop Regulation on Emergency Evacuation & Preparedness Plans in Tribal Casinos

CNIGA Statement on Amended Tribal-State Compacts

CNIGA Chairman Anthony Miranda Statement on Meeting with Gov. Schwarzenegger

CNIGA Announces Tribal Economic Summit

CNIGA Finds Inaccuracies in Attorney General Press Release

CNIGA Executive Board Meets with Gov. Schwarzenegger

Local Governments to Receive $20 Million From Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund

Local Governments Closer to Receiving An Additional $20 Million From the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund

2006 State of the Tribal Nations Address

Landmark Study on Economic and Social Impacts of Indian Gaming To Be Released at Western Indian Gaming Conference

Four Key Legislators to Discuss Outlook for the 2006 Legislative Session at Gaming Conference

CNIGA Reelects Chairman, Elects New Treasurer

California's Gaming Tribes Share More Than $200 Million With Other Tribes

Turkeys Take Flight: Morongo Band of Mission Indians Lauches Largest Thanksgiving Turkey Donation in CA 6,000 - Birds Bring 30,000 Meals for Families in Need throughout the Inland Empire

CNIGA Member Tribes Disappointed by Governor's Budget Objections

CNIGA Names Ralph Simon, Jr. Executive Director

News Advisory: Evolution of California's Tribal Governments - Historical Display

Indian Gaming Jobs Surpass 50,000

State of the Tribal Nations Address - Text

Legal Experts to Discuss Future of Tribal Government Gaming

State of the Tribal Nations Address to Kick off One of the U.S.'s Largest Indian Gaming Conferences

CNIGA Elects New Vice Chair, Reelects its Secretary

CNIGA Demands Apology From Governor For Inflammatory Remark

CNIGA Leader Applauds Governor Signing Bill to Help Protect Indian Sacred Sites

CNIGA Executive Director Resigns

Statement by Chairman Miranda on the Opening of National Museum of the American Indian

Indian Gaming Employment Grows 9.4 % To Far Exceed Most Other Industries

CNIGA Unanimously Endorses Indian Gaming Fair-Shaire Revenue Act

California Nations Indian Gaming Association Applauds Governor's Opposition to Deceptive Gambling Initiative

Tribal Leaders and Gaming Executives Expected at Sixth Annual Mid-Year Conference

Indian Gaming Jobs Hit New All Time High

Tribes Oppose Myers Nomination to 9th Circuit Court

CNIGA Meets with New Chair of State Gambling Control Commission

CNIGA Statement Regarding City & County Relations

2004 State of the Tribal Nations Address

CNIGA Congratulates Governor on Appointment

Ninth Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference to Focus on Cutting Edge Issues Surrounding Tribal Government Gaming in California

Tribes Agree with Governor on Jobs

U.S. 9th Circuit Court Upholds Constitution's Restricting Gaming to Indian Tribal Lands

Miranda Elected Chairman of California Nations Indian Gaming Association

Gallardo to Join CNIGA as Legislative Director

Disaster Fund Created for Tribes Devastated by Fires

"Tumbling Dice' - 'I Couldn't see any light at the end of the tunnel. I wanted to die.'

'Tumbling Dice' - Youth Gambling Researchers and Victims Discuss Addiction Oct. 13 at State Capitol Building

Tumbling Dice - Macarro Satre to Keynote Tribal Problem Gambling Conference Luncheon Oct. 13 in Temecula

Schwarzenegger Far Off the Mark on Tribal Governments

Statement by Chairwoman Soulliere Following Meeting with Candidates in the Recall Election

CNIGA to Host Candidates for Governor Today in Sacramento

State to Audit Gaming Regulatory Agency's Management of Tribal Revenue Sharing Fund

CNIGA Responds to Torres Martinez Compact

Growth in Tribal Employment Nears 20 Percent

Tribes Outraged at Governor Davis' Refusal to Sign '99 Tribal-State Gaming Compacts

California gaming tribes sharing revenues with non-gaming tribes and reaching out to problem gamblers

California tribes ‘outraged’ at Rhode Island State Police treatment of Narragansett tribal chief

Tribal government job growth hits 14.8%, topping all other California private and public sector employers

ADVISORY: CNIGA Chairwoman to Give Testimony Before Senate Committee

California tribal employment continues to soar as job growth for the rest of the state lags

Tribal Governments Lead California in Job Growth

California Tribes Top Other States in Wages, Benefits, UNLV Study Shows

Tribal Governments Contributions to Problem Gambling Prevention Highlighted This Week

Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission to Speak at the Western Indian Gaming Conference

Senator Jim Battin Calls For Eliminating Cap on Machines in Tribal-State Compacts to Stimulate Economy and Help Do Away With Budget Deficit

Prominent state legislators to speak at CNIGA conference

Manfred P. Muecke becomes first attorney in Chemehuevi Tribe

Thoroughbred Owners of California say gambling expansion is their top legislative priority; Tribal leaders say this would be a violation of public policy

TRIBAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYMENT CONTINUES TO SOAR

TIME MISSES THE POINT OF TRIBAL GOVERNMENT GAMING

STATE LEGISLATORS URGE "VIGOROUS" INVESTIGATION INTO STATE GAMBLING REGULATORY AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR DISTRIBUTING TRIBAL GAMING FUNDS; LAWMAKES CITE CGCC AS "EXCEEDING ITS REACH"

ANDREAS, MIRANDA TAKE OFFICE WITH STATE'S LARGEST TRIBAL GOVERNMENTAL ASSOCIATION

GAMING SYMPOSIUM EXCLUDES TRIBAL GOVERNMENTS; TRIBAL LEADERS CITE ANTI-INDIAN AGENDA; KEY LEGISLATOR CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE PROCESS

Gaming tribes begin contributing to Special Distribution Fund

CNIGA Calls for Legislative Audit and Investigation into the Management of the Indian Gaming Revenue Shairing Trust Fund

STATEMENT BY THE CALIFORNIA NATIONS INDIAN GAMING ASSOCIATION CONCERNING EMPLOYMENT GROWTH IN CALIFORNIA

U.S DISTRICT COURT SUPPORTS PROPOSITION 1A

CNIGA Western Indian Gaming Conference

CNIGA Elects Brenda Soulliere as New Chairperson

Tribe Vindicated as Federal Court Rules Santee Sioux Casino Legal

California's Gaming Tribes Share More Than $30 Million with Other Tribes

Statewide Survey Shows Californians Continue To Overwhelmingly Approve Tribal Government Gaming by 78 percent

Press Statement From CNIGA Chairman Daniel Tucker on Publicly Traded Corporation Legislation

More Than 150 Tribal Leaders and Gaming Executives Expected at Third Annual Mid-Year Conference

Statement by CNIGA Concerning the Filing of Lawsuit Against Proposition 1A

More Than 700 Tribal Leaders and Gaming Executives from Throughout the Country Expected at Sixth Annual Confernece in Palm Springs

California Nations Indian Gaming Association Names Jacob Coin as First Executive Director