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Jan 31, 2008, 00:00 ET Thirteenth Annual WIGC to Focus on Cutting Edge Issues Surrounding Tribal Government Gaming in California

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gaming regulation, political forecasts, economic diversification and the Indian Gaming...


Dec 11, 2007, 00:00 ET Anthony Miranda Re-elected CNIGA Chairman

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announced today that the membership unanimously reelected...


Aug 20, 2007, 01:00 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Names Leon Acebedo Executive Director

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announced today that the membership has...


Jun 01, 2007, 01:00 ET CNIGA Extends Thanks and Congratulations to Tribal Gaming Commissions

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) would like to extend our thanks...


Jan 17, 2007, 00:00 ET CNIGA Chairman Anthony Miranda Gives State of Tribal Nations Address at Western Indian Gaming Conference

TEMECULA, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A crowd of over six hundred comprised of tribal leaders and other assorted guests gathered at the...


Jan 03, 2007, 00:00 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Presents 12th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference (WIGC)

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) announces the 12th Annual Western Indian...


Oct 26, 2006, 01:00 ET The California Nations Indian Gaming Association Donates $10,000 to the Families of Fallen Firefighters

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announced today a contribution of $10,000 from the...


Aug 29, 2006, 01:00 ET CNIGA Statement on Amended Tribal-State Compacts

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association takes no position on the terms of any compact and...


Jun 15, 2006, 01:00 ET CNIGA Announces Tribal Economic Summit

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) will hold a historic all-day economic...


May 31, 2006, 01:00 ET CNIGA Finds Inaccuracies in Attorney General Press Release

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- A release issued today announcing a report on California gaming commissioned by the California...


Mar 28, 2006, 00:00 ET Local Governments to Receive $20 Million From Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Schwarzenegger today signed Senate Bill 288, authored by Senators Jim Battin (R-La Quinta)...


Mar 16, 2006, 00:00 ET Local Governments Closer to Receiving an Additional $20 Million From the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State Senate yesterday approved Senate Bill 288, authored by Senators Jim Battin...


Dec 20, 2005, 00:00 ET Four Key California Legislators to Discuss Outlook for the 2006 Legislative Session at Gaming Conference

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A panel of four key California legislators will discuss the outlook for the 2006 legislative session...


Nov 17, 2005, 00:00 ET California's Gaming Tribes Share More Than $200 Million With Other Tribes

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Checks, drawn from more than $200 million deposited by gaming tribes, were sent yesterday to...


Jul 12, 2005, 01:00 ET CNIGA Member Tribes Disappointed by Governor's Budget Objections

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 10, 1999 sixty- one tribal governments signed compacts with the State of California...


Jul 07, 2005, 01:00 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Names Ralph Simon, Jr. Executive Director

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announced today that the membership has selected an...


Apr 26, 2005, 01:00 ET Indian Gaming Jobs Surpass 50,000

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Job growth created by California Indian casinos and their tribal governments grew by nearly 14% for...


Jan 18, 2005, 00:00 ET Legal Experts to Discuss Future of Tribal Government Gaming

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Three noted experts on tribal government gaming will discuss proposed changes that could dramatically...


Sep 14, 2004, 01:00 ET Indian Gaming Employment Grows 9.4% to Far Exceed Most Other Industries

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- While many of the state's industries showed little or no job growth over the last 12 months,...


Aug 19, 2004, 01:00 ET CNIGA Leader Praises Signing of Bill to Protect Indian Sacred Sites

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislative passage of a bill that will improve communications between municipal and California...