OTGRA News & Information

NTGCR Fall Semi-Annual Conference set for September 16-18, 2014 July 18, 2014

The National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators Semi-Annual Conference is back again on September 16-18, 2014 at Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Worley, Idaho. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion or certificate of attendance for the conference but must attend 7 of the 8 workships in the track to receive this certification. For more information please review the attached brochure.

NTGCR Conference Brochure

Thank you card from Melanie Arrasmith. April 7, 2014

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Jess Green Memorial Sponsorship Nominations March 11, 2014

Dear OTGRA Members,

We are all gearing up for our Spring Conference in April! It will be held at the beautiful Indigo Sky Casino in Wyandotte!

We are excited to announce that we are accepting nominations for the Jess Green OTGRA Conference Memorial Sponsorship!!!

Please see attached nomination form and please send your nominations to: Robin Lash, OTGRA Vice-Chairman. Robin's information is noted on the nomination form attached.

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE JESS GREEN SPONSORSHIP IS APRIL 1ST @ 4:00 P.M.

Ps. If you haven’t received an announcement about the Spring Conference from our OTGRA Coordinator, Megan Taylor, please email Megan at: meganltaylor@hotmail.com

We hope to see you there!!!

Traci L. Atkinson

Jess Green Sponsorship Nomination Form

Thank You From Richard Wood's Family October 10, 2013

Richard Wood, Gaming Commissioner for the Seneca Cayuga passed away in August 2013 and his family sent this card to thank the OTGRA for flowers sent in his memory. In addition to Richard's participation as an active member of the OTGRA, Richard was very active with the Tribal Gaming Working Group MICS document review and followed closely the work of the 2011-2012 NIGC Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) work in its review of the proposed 547 and 543 regulations. We will miss Richard.

Thank You Card

19th Annual OIGA Conference & Tradeshow - August 11-14, 2013 August 2, 2013

The 19th Annual OIGA Conference & Tradeshow will be held on August 11th through 14th at the Oklahoma City Cox Convention Center. There will be a golf and poker tournament, breakout sessions, banquet, and our bi-monthly meeting. For more information please review the attached agenda and breakout session schedule.

OIGA Agenda OIGA Workshop Schedule VIP Floor Invitation Reception Invite Cox Convention Directions Bi-Monthly Meeting Details

NTGCR Fall Conference set for September 17-19, 2013 July 19, 2013

The National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators Fall Conference is coming up on September 17-19, 2013 at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, North Carolina. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion or certificate of attendance for the conference but must attend 7 of the 8 workships in the track to receive this certification. For more information please review the attached brochure.

NTGCR Fall Conference Brochure

NTGCR Spring Conference set for March 19-21, 2013 January 23, 2013

The National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators Spring Conference is coming up on March 19-21, 2013 at the Agua Caliente Resort Casino & Spa in Rancho Mirage (Palm Springs), California. All attendees will receive a certificate of completion or certificate of attendance for the conference but must attend 7 of the 8 workships in the track to receive this certification. For more information please review the attached brochure.

NTGCR Spring Conference Brochure

NIGC: Extension of the Public Comment Period for Parts 543 and 547 July 17, 2012

Today, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC/Commission) announced that it will extend the deadline to provide public comment on two proposed rules, 25 CFR Parts 543 and 547. The new deadline pro for public comments to be submitted to NIGC on or before August 15, 2012. The public comment period originally closed on July 31, 2012. A notice will be published in the Federal Register on July 24, 2012 reflecting the deadline change.

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NIGC: 2011 Indian Gaming Revenues Increased 3% July 17, 2012

Today the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) Chairwoman Tracie Stevens released data showing revenues generated by the Indian gaming industry in 2011 totaled $27.2 billion.

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