Tribal Gaming Regulators ‘Stay In Our Lane’

There is no love lost between the tribal gaming industry and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, but the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) is determined to stay above the fray of election year politics.

No matter who wins the presidential election on November 8, Jonodev Chaudhuri of the Muscogee Creek Tribe will remain NIGC chairman until at least 2018.

Kathryn Isom-Clause, the vice chair and a member of the Taos Pueblo Tribe, began a three-year term in March.

Associate commissioner E. Sequoyah Simermeyer of the Coharie Tribe began his three-year term last November.

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