Tuesday, March 28, 2023


Chairman Stevens: “The tribal gaming industry is making a solid rebound”

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Speaking at the 2021 OIGA Conference and Trade Show, National Indian Gaming Association chairman Ernie Stevens Jr. highlighted that tribal gaming is recovering “faster than expected”.

National Indian Gaming Association delegation visits Gauselmann Group

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The Gauselmann Group recently welcomed a delegation from NIGA, headed by the association’s chairman, Ernest L. Stevens Jr. Following a comprehensive..

Ernest L. Stevens, Jr. receives ICE Landmark Award for contributions to the industry

Ernest L. Stevens, Jr. receives ICE Landmark Award for contributions to the industry
Ernest L. Stevens, Jr., Chairman and national spokesperson for the National Indian Gaming Association, was the first recipient of an ICE Landmark award when he attended the world's biggest gaming technology event as the guest of organizers, Clarion Gaming. The Landmark Award, which was presented by Clarion Gaming’s...

Clarion and NIGA confirm strategic partnership ahead of first ICE North America

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Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion Gaming and Ernest L. Stevens, Jr., Chairman and national spokesperson for the National Indian Gaming Association, have inked a strategic agreement of support between ICE and NIGA....

Konami to exhibit array of casino games and systems innovations at 34th Annual Indian Gaming Show

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Leading Slot Launch Library and Mobile Systems Solutions Cover the Konami Exhibit at 34th Annual Indian Gaming Show. Konami Gaming, Inc. announced a series of the latest games and systems technology releases arriving to the Annual National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Tradeshow & Convention in San Diego on April 3 - 4, 2019. This year’s event marks the release of...

EGT and Reels Games Inc. – together again at the NIGA 2019

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After several successful installations mainly in tribal casinos in 2018 Reel Games Inc. and Euro Games Technology are preparing for their fourth consecutive Indian Gaming show. The event will be held on 3-4 April in San Diego Convention Center and will give stage to a special products selection of both companies. “NIGA is the largest North American tribal trade show and...

Merkur Gaming presents Rapid Thunder at NIGA

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At NIGA 2019 in San Diego (April 1st to 4th) Merkur Gaming US is both proud and excited to announce the arrival of a hugely significant addition to its product offering for both tribal government and commercial land based casinos. That addition comes in the form of Rapid Thunder, an in-game slot bonus feature that is described by company executives...

“NIGA is an amazing opportunity for Gasser to start conversations and build partnerships with customers”

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Casino Review spoke to customer relationship manager, Jay Buttermore, about some of the stand-out products Gasser Chair will be presenting at this year’s.

Novomatic executives meet with NIGA chair

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Ahead of this February’s ICE, NIGA chairman Ernest L. Stevens met with Novomatic’s CEO Harald Neumann for a tour of the company’s production facilities in Gumpoldskirchen. Novomatic’s CEO and chairman of the board, Harald Neumann and the company’s CTO Thomas Graf received a high-level visit from Ernest L. Stevens, the most important representative of the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)....

Konami reveals NIGA Indian Gaming Show product review

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An entirely new Konami cabinet releases to market as the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) celebrates its 34th Annual Tradeshow & Convention on April 3 – 4, 2019. With a leading library of original linked progressive series—including Reels UpTM, Ba Fang Jin BaoTM, Chili Chili Fire Boosted Wins & WildsTM, and Triple SparkleTM—the new KX 43TM is delivering top play...

Konami presents strong offering at NIGA

The 33rd Annual National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow & Convention featured a number of key Konami releases, from 4K video slots to original bonus game developments.

BMM Testlabs shows Tribal commitment with donation to NIGA Capital building fund

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Gaming testing laboratory and technical consultancy, BMM Testlabs, has presented a donation from its Next Generation Initiative Tribal charitable fund to NIGA's Capitol Building Fund on April 16, 2018 during the NIGA Board of Directors meeting. NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens said: “NIGA's Board of Directors wishes to thank BMM Testlabs for this generous commitment to our Capital Building Fund.” Stevens said...

Scientific Games to showcase latest innovation, technology and enhanced digital offering at NIGA 2018

Scientific Games Corporation  has announced plans to bring a comprehensive line-up of innovation, technology and a "significant new digital offering" to the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention, hosted by the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) in Las Vegas 17 – 20 April. The company has two product verticals represented in its display at stand 934, showcasing its latest gaming and...

Konami to launch 4K video slots and a record library of linked progressives at NIGA

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  Konami Gaming, Inc. announced a leading array of games and technology aligned for market launch during the 33rd Annual National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Tradeshow & Convention in Las Vegas on 19-20 April, 2018.   Konami will release a record mix of original linked progressives and base game themes to market with the show’s open, empowering tribal operators with the...

Merkur Gaming returning to NIGA with new “Made in America” games

  Merkur Gaming US returns to NIGA in its new venue, Las Vegas, and with a brand new game range.   The new range is a creation of Sunshine Games, itself based in Las Vegas and the sister company of Merkur Gaming US. Also featured are game creations from High 5 Games, the internationally famous creators of some of the most popular...

NIGA tribes join coalition to lift federal sports betting ban

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In a bid to calm potential divisions within the tribal gaming industry, the National Indian Gaming Association has insisted on a “seat at the table” in the process of legalising American sports betting – while stopping short of offering its outright support.   The coalition to legalise sports betting in the US recruited a key ally in August, as the National Indian Gaming...

Saskatchewan tribes call to halt casino construction over fairness concerns

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At least two Saskatchewan tribes have reportedly voiced deep concerns over the proposed $15.5m joint venture casino project in Lloydminster, Alberta, following claims that they have been “frozen out” out of profit sharing agreements.   Last month saw officials from the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) and the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) attend a groundbreaking ceremony at the site...

VGT supports NIGA with $250,000 commitment

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Video Gaming Technologies, an Aristocrat company, has contributed $250,000 to support NIGA in its ongoing efforts in Washington.   At the recent National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Legislative Summit in Washington, VGT President Jay Sevigny presented NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens with a five-year commitment totaling $250,000 in support of NIGA’s Capital Building Fund on behalf of Video Gaming Technologies, Inc. (VGT). “NIGA...

Interblock prepares to show “incredible momentum” at NIGA

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Luxury gaming manufacturer and ETG (Electronic Table Game) leader, Interblock, has confirmed the company will bring "incredible momentum" to this year’s NIGA show.   Interblock is set to unveil itsDiamond, MiniStar and StarBar product lines at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in San Diego, CA hosted by the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA). "Interblock is bringing incredible momentum to NIGA, and...

NIGA brings together the nation’s hoop at San Diego expo

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This year’s Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention lays out its aims through a breadth of exhibitors and an in-depth conference schedule in San Diego   Following the successes of its 2016 iteration, the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention aims to cement its reputation as the premier event for the Indian tribal gaming industry, through a breadth of exhibitors and an in-depth...

Scientific Games to bring ‘World’s Best’ to NIGA

Casino Review - Scientific Games NIGA
Scientific Games has confirmed it will showcase its portfolio at the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention 2017, April 12-13 in San Diego   Scientific Games Corporation will showcase the industry's most expansive portfolio of gaming technology solutions for tribal casinos at the National Indian Gaming Association's Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention ("NIGA") 2017, April 12-13 in San Diego, California. Scientific Games Chief...

EGT and Reel Games team up again for NIGA

Casino Review - EGT Reel Games NIGA
Euro Games Technology and Reel Games will be partnering up for a striking display at this year’s Indian Gaming Show in San Diego.   Euro Games Technology and its partner for the US – Reel Games Inc., will be displaying their extensive experience in the casino industry together at the Indian Gaming Show in San Diego (10-13, April 2017). “Over the past...

NOVOMATIC sets out its stall at NIGA 2017

Casino Review - NOVOMATIC NIGA
NOVOMATIC Americas to showcase latest products to Tribal Gaming customers at NIGA.   For the first time at NIGA 2017, Tribal Gaming customers will experience NOVOMATIC’s impressive V.I.P. cabinets – NOVOSTAR® V.I.P. Royal, NOVOSTAR® V.I.P. II and V.I.P. Lounge™ – as well as the DOMINATOR® Curve. These will be presented on Booth #633 alongside a variety of new slot content, electronic table games...

Quixant set sights on NIGA tradeshow and convention

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Quixant is San Diego bound as it prepares to make its 7th appearance at NIGA.   Quixant, which focuses exclusively on the supply of complete logic box solutions and monitors for gaming, has confirmed its attendance at at NIGA, (San Diego: April 10th to April 13th 2017 - booth 542). The full range of diverse gaming platforms and monitor solutions will be on...

NIGA pledges support for Standing Rock protest

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Tribal gaming trade association NIGA has declared solidarity with the people of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, as it battles to prevent disruption to its lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.   The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has thrown its support behind the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and fellow protesters opposing the construction of a major oil pipeline on the...