Events

Aug 28 - Aug 30, 2019
Level II Commissioner Certification
Level II Commissioner Certification
Topics to be covered: Journey of Submission Employment Issues for Regulators Tribal…
$799 Member Tribes
$999 Non-Member Tribes
Santa Ana Casino Hotel

54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road
Bernalillo, NM 87004

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Room Rate: $139.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate:
Monday, August 05

Call to Reserve your room:
844-466-2378
Group Code: 852

Topics to be covered:

  • Journey of Submission
  • Employment Issues for Regulators
  • Tribal Sovereign Immunity and The Gaming Regulator
  • Effective Regulatory Writing
  • Licensing: Key Employees & Primary Officials
  • Licensing: Vendors & Facilities
  • Internal Auditing - What's Required & How it Should Be Approached
  • Financial Controls & Accounting Standards
  • Roles of Surveillance Cheats & Scams

Class schedule for every training level:
Day 1 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 2 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 3 – 8:00AM - 12:00PM - Full Breakfast served

Click here to download the agenda

Level II Pre-Requisite:
Must have previously completed Level I of the National Indian Gaming Association Commissioner Certification Trainings.

Must be present for the ENTIRE training schedule to obtain your Certificate of Training Completion. Please make travel arrangements accordingly!

Training Material will be made available as a digital e-book link prior to training dates, which can be downloaded for print, if you prefer to do so.

Sep 17 - Sep 19, 2019
Level III Commissioner Certification
Level III Commissioner Certification
Full Mid Year Registration to include Commissioner Training: Includes full access to…
Mohegan Sun

1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, CT 06382, US

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Group Code: NIGA19

Full Mid Year Registration to include Commissioner Training:
Includes full access to Conference & Expo plus Commissioner Certification Trainings (Level III or Master Class)
Member Tribe Rate $1,429 | Non-Member Tribe Rate $1,629
OR
Tuition for each classes in conjunction with NIGA Mid Year:
Includes access to the Commissioner's Certification Training and Expo
Level III: Member Tribe Rate: $899 | Non-Member Tribe Rate: $1,099
Master Class: Member Tribe Rate: $1,099 | Non-Member Tribe Rate: $1,299

Topics to be covered:

  • Journey of Submission
  • Employment Issues for Regulators
  • Tribal Sovereign Immunity and The Gaming Regulator
  • Effective Regulatory Writing
  • Licensing: Key Employees & Primary Officials
  • Licensing: Vendors & Facilities
  • Internal Auditing - What's Required & How it Should Be Approached
  • Financial Controls & Accounting Standards
  • Roles of Surveillance Cheats & Scams

Class schedule for every training level:
Day 1 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 2 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 3 – 8:00AM - 12:00PM - Full Breakfast served

Level III Pre-Requisite:
Must have previously completed Level I and Level II of the National Indian Gaming Association Commissioner Certification Trainings.

Training Material will be made available as a digital e-book link prior to training dates, which can be downloaded for print, if you prefer to do so.

Sep 17 - Sep 19, 2019
Master Series Commissioner Certification
Master Series Commissioner Certification
Table Surveillance Full Mid Year Registration to include Commissioner Training: Includes…
Mohegan Sun

1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, CT 06382, US

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Group Code: NIGA19

Table Surveillance

Full Mid Year Registration to include Commissioner Training:
Includes full access to Conference & Expo plus Commissioner Certification Trainings (Level III or Master Class)
Member Tribe Rate $1,429 | Non-Member Tribe Rate $1,629
OR
Tuition for each classes in conjunction with NIGA Mid Year:
Includes access to the Commissioner's Certification Training and Expo
Level III: Member Tribe Rate: $899 | Non-Member Tribe Rate: $1,099
Master Class: Member Tribe Rate: $1,099 | Non-Member Tribe Rate: $1,299

Presented by: Sal Piacente
UniverSal Game Protection Development, Inc.

This Master class will provide...

  • Importance of procedures, Card Swapping (BJ, Baccarat, and CarnivalGames)
  • Marked Cards
  • Blackjack & Basic Strategy
  • Card Counting, Hole Counting
  • Schuffle Tracking & Ace Location
  • Back Card Steering (BJ & Baccarat) Craps
  • Craps, Roulette, Chip & Shoe Moves
  • False Shuffles, Slug Scams, Pre Shuffle Cards
  • Recent Baccarat Scams, Card Control
  • Q&A

Class schedule for every training level:
Day 1 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 2 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 3 – 8:00AM - 12:00PM - Full Breakfast served

Master Class Pre-Requisite:
Must have completed all levels of the National Indian Gaming Association Commissioner Certification Trainings, which includes the Level I, Level II and Level III classes.

Sep 17 - Sep 19, 2019
NIGA Mid-Year Conference & Expo
NIGA Mid-Year Conference & Expo
Monday, September 16 NIGA Board Meeting (6p) Tuesday, September 17 …
Mohegan Sun

Uncasville, CT

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Monday, September 16 NIGA Board Meeting (6p)
Tuesday, September 17 Golf: Mohegan Sun Golf Course
Welcome Reception
Wednesday, September 18 NIGA Mid-Year Meeting (9a-4p)
Thursday, September 19 NIGA Seminar Series (9a-12p)

Oct 23 - Oct 25, 2019
Level I Commissioner Certification
Level I Commissioner Certification
Topics to be covered: Intro to IGRA TGRA: Purpose, Function & Structures Anatomy of…
South Point

Las Vegas, NV

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Room Rate: $80.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate:
Monday, September 29
$80 rate good from 10/20 - 10/23

Call to Reserve Toll Free: (866) 791-7626 or book online

Group Code: NIG1020

Topics to be covered:

  • Intro to IGRA
  • TGRA: Purpose, Function & Structures
  • Anatomy of a Gaming Machine
  • Basic Principles of Casino Accounting
  • Gaming Compacts & Compact Compliance
  • Auditing: Financial Audits
  • What' the Big Deal - MICs
  • Managing a TGRA
  • Into to Enforcement
  • Rules of the Games - Classification of Games

Class schedule for every training level:
Day 1 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 2 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 3 – 8:00AM - 12:00PM - Full Breakfast served

Training Material will be made available as a digital e-book link prior to training dates, which can be downloaded for print, if you prefer to do so.

Oct 23 - Oct 25, 2019
Leadership Workshop
Leadership Workshop
This course will provide an excellent opportunity to become a better leader not only in…
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa

9777 S Las Vegas Blvd,
Las Vegas, NV 89183

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Room Rate: $80.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate:
Monday, September 29th

Call to Reserve Toll Free:
(866) 791-7626 or book online

Group Code: NIG1020

This course will provide an excellent opportunity to become a better leader not only in the gaming field but in any position within your organization. Learn Effective Leadership Development and building Development for your Organization. What are the Competencies of for your Leadership, Increase Moral and Personal Development Create vision, motivate and inspire people about their job or how to follow leadership, increase and customer service. This course is exciting and fun and will provide learning in an energized way!

Who should attend?

Tribal Leadership, Indian Gaming Industry Leaders, CEO's, Department Directors, Floor Managers, etc., or anyone interested in moving up the industry ladder and is interested in expanding skills to become a successful leader

What to Expect?

Our industry is rapidly changing, stay on top of the changes and build your skills to be an even more effective leader. Explore the concept of Leadership success by understanding the differences between Leadership and Management in our industry.

In this training we will explore three distinct elements:

  • Management Foundations
  • Leadership Development
  • Succession Planning and Innovating with Technology

This information-packed program will offer the following key insights:
Management Foundations Day 1

  • How Skills Must Change
  • Managing vs. Leading
  • Management Foundations
  • SMART Goal Development
  • Performance Management & Conducting Effective Performance Appraisals
    Leadership Development Day 2
  • Today’s Leaders & Generational Awareness
  • Leading With Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Coaching for Success
  • Succession Planning
    Leading with Technology Day 3
  • Succession Planning for Leaders
  • Leading Technology
  • Individual Action Planning and Commitments
Oct 23 - Oct 25, 2019
Master Series Commissioner Certification
Master Series Commissioner Certification
This workshop presented by BMM Testlabs offers a real “hands on” approach to learning wha…
$799 Member Tribes
$999 Non-Member Tribes
BMM Test Labs

815 E Pilot Rd #G, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Las Vegas, Nevada

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Room Rate: $80.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate:
Monday, September 29
$80 rate good from 10/20 - 10/23

Call to Reserve Toll Free: (866) 791-7626 or book online

Group Code: NIG1020

This workshop presented by BMM Testlabs offers a real “hands on” approach to learning what goes on during the testing of gaming devices. You will participate in seeing a lab, learning the important facts and details of the testing process. The sessions will cover Promotional System Audits, Class II Systems and Audits, Understanding Math Analysis for Payouts Percentages and the odds, the overview of A Gaming Floor Audit, Conducting a Gaming Floor Audit, Online Accounting System Audit. Be ready to spend time in the testing lab.

This Master class will provide...

  • Overview of a Gaming Floor Audit
  • Conducting a Gaming Floor Audit
  • Overview of an Online Accounting System Audit,
  • Overview of a Promotional System Audit
  • Overview of Class II Systems & Audits
  • Class II Math, Percentages & Odds

Master Class Pre-Requisite:
Must have completed all levels of the National Indian Gaming Association Commissioner Certification Trainings, which includes the Level I, Level II and Level III classes.

Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2019
Class II Immersion
Class II Immersion
The workshop is an opportunity to bring Tribal leaders, decision makers and influencers…
NY/NY

Las Vegas, NV

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The workshop is an opportunity to bring Tribal leaders, decision makers and influencers together and provide them a platform to learn and create a strategic plan to truly understand and harness the power of Class II Gaming. To protect the assets and interests of their respective gaming tribes and create a new financial economic engine that provides protection for their tribal sovereignty today, tomorrow and well into the future.

Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2019
Master Series Commissioner Certification
Master Series Commissioner Certification
This course will give provide your operation with the understanding of background…
NY/NY

Las Vegas, NV

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This course will give provide your operation with the understanding of background investigations of employees and vendors. Learn and understand how to protect your organization from leading experts on Licensing Casino Employees, Learn the Components of a Thorough Background Check, The Roles of a Gaming Commissioner including Ethical Regulation of Gaming, Investigative Report Writing and participate in a Mock Hearing Process.

Dec 11 - Dec 13, 2019
Level II Commissioner Certification
Level II Commissioner Certification
NY/NY

Las Vegas, NV

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