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22 Feb, 2016, 14:37 ET CNIGA Chairman Steve Stallings Supports Principles behind Assemblyman Gray's Internet Poker Bill

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) Chairman Steve Stallings issued the following statement regarding the introduction of...


18 Feb, 2016, 14:31 ET Indian Gaming Association Delivers State of the Industry Report

Steve Stallings, newly elected chairman of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA), discussed the good news, as well as the...


06 Jan, 2016, 17:22 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Urges Assembly GO Committee to schedule Hearing relating to online poker

Steve Stallings, chairman of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA), disappointed that Representative Adam Gray, chairman of the...


14 Dec, 2015, 15:15 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Announces Election Results

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) announced today the election of Steve Stallings, Councilmember of the Rincon Band of...


05 May, 2014, 16:17 ET Economic Impact Study: Tribal Government Gaming a Powerful and Growing Economic Engine for California, Generating $8 Billion for State's Economy in 2012

Tribal government gaming continues to generate important benefits across California's economy and its economic impact is growing, according to a...


13 Jan, 2014, 16:54 ET United Auburn Indian Community Joins the California Nations Indian Gaming Association Officers are Re-Elected

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) announced today that the United Auburn Indian Community (UAIC) has joined the association....


30 Oct, 2013, 19:28 ET Wirsol Solar Addresses the California Nations Indian Gaming Association, Joins as Associate Member

Solar energy is a boon to Indian Country as an alternative energy source, reducing costs at Tribal casinos that are burning  electricity 24/7,...


04 Sep, 2013, 14:56 ET Membership Continues to Grow for the California Nations Indian Gaming Association

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) announced today that four additional tribes have joined the association.   "We are...


25 Jul, 2013, 18:44 ET National Indian Gaming Commission Releases Revenue Figures for Tribal Government Gaming Operations

Tribal Government Gaming Revenues for the Western region have increased by 1.45 percent according to a report issued by the National Indian Gaming...


26 Jun, 2013, 18:39 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Applauds President Obama for Establishing White House Council on Native American Affairs

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) wishes to express our appreciation to President Obama for the Executive Order establishing...


08 Aug, 2012, 15:00 ET Economic Impact Study: Tribal Gaming a Powerful Economic Engine for California, Generating $7.5 Billion for State's Economy

Study finds that Tribal Government Gaming creates more than 52,000 jobs, nearly half billion in revenues, supports local communities and non-gaming...


06 Aug, 2012, 14:18 ET Economic Impact Study Release: Tribal Gaming A Powerful Economic Engine For California

Findings will detail total annual impact on CA economy, job and income creation, tax revenue generation, support for non-gaming tribes and...


23 Mar, 2011, 17:11 ET California Tribal Governments to Study Economic Impact on State's Economy

California's American Indian Tribes have a positive story to tell.  To identify how much tribes contribute to the state's economy, a coalition...


10 Feb, 2011, 17:11 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Announces the 16th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announces the 16th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference (WIGC) February 15th & 16th at the...


11 Jan, 2011, 17:53 ET First California Native American Appointed to the California State Board of Education

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association is proud to announce the appointment of James Ramos, Chairman of the San Manuel Band of Mission...


05 Jan, 2010, 17:36 ET California Nations Indian Gaming Association Announces the 15th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announces the 15th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference January 12th and 13th at the Palm...


05 Oct, 2009, 18:40 ET California Tribes Draw Much Needed Gaming Device Licenses

Following years of ongoing litigation, today the California Gambling Control Commission (CGCC) conducted a gaming device license draw which...


29 May, 2009, 14:35 ET Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians Joins the California Nations Indian Gaming Association

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announced today that the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians has rejoined the organization. "Rincon...


23 Dec, 2008, 13:12 ET The California Nations Indian Gaming Association Announces the 14th Annual Western Indian Gaming Conference January 14th and 15th at the Palm Springs Convention Center

The California Nations Indian Gaming Association announces the 14th annual Western Indian Gaming Conference January 14th and 15th at the Palm...


06 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET CNIGA Grateful to Voters for Supporting Props 94-97

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The member tribes of the California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) are pleased that voters...


31 Jan, 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...


11 Dec, 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...


20 Aug, 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...


01 Jun, 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...


17 Jan, 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...