Gaming Associations

American Gaming Association

The American Gaming Association (AGA) is the premier national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs in 40 states. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to achieve sound policies and regulations consistent with casino gaming’s modern appeal and vast economic contributions.

American Greyhound Track Operators Association

A non-profit corporation composed of the owners and operators of 36 greyhound tracks in the U.S.

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

The Arizona Indian Gaming Association, a 501(c) 6, was established on November 21, 199,4 as a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the lives of Indian peoples – economically, socially and politically – so Indian tribes in Arizona can achieve their goal of self-reliance. AIGA has a membership of 18 tribes representing 90% of the Indian people living on reservations in Arizona.

California Gaming Association

The California Gaming Association (CGA) is the definitive voice of the state’s cardroom industry. CGA is a trade association of licensed cardrooms and vendors, which strives to improve and promote conditions in the California cardroom industry while providing a safe gaming experience for customers.

California Nations Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA)

Founded in 1988, is a non-profit organization comprised of federally-recognized tribal governments. CNIGA is dedicated to the purpose of protecting Indian gaming on federally-recognized Indian lands. It acts as a planning and coordinating agency for legislative, policy, legal and communications efforts on behalf of its members and serves as an industry forum for information and resources.

Colorado Gaming Association

The Colorado Gaming Association (CGA), formerly known as the Casino Owners Association of Colorado, is the only statewide non-profit association representing the interests of the Colorado commercial casino industry. Founded in 1994, the association represents the gaming industry before the legislature, the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission, and other state entities, such as the Colorado Historical Society, Department of Revenue, and the Office of the Attorney General.

Florida Gaming Association

The FGA was started in 2013 as an organization to promote and uphold the gaming industry in the state of Florida. The association aims to raise awareness of the positive impact of gaming as well as represent and provide support for its members through programs and services.

Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

The Gaming Standards Association (GSA) is an international trade association that creates benefits for gaming manufacturers, suppliers, operators, and regulators. We facilitate the identification, definition, development, promotion, and implementation of standards to enable interoperability, innovation, education, and communication for the benefit of the entire industry.

Great Plains Indian Gaming Association (GPIGA)

Founded in 1997, the Great Plains Indian Gaming Association (GPIGA) is currently composed of 28 Tribal Nations. The GPIGA remains committed to providing services to all of the Tribal Nations within the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, Wyoming, and Montana.

Illinois Casino Gaming Association

The association coordinates industry initiatives, including advocacy and education on such issues as economic development, community service, and responsible gaming.

Casino Association of Indiana

The Casino Association of Indiana (CAI) was formed to support the Indiana casino industry.  We will utilize the highest standard of ethics and integrity to promote and protect the interests of the Indiana Casino Gaming Entertainment Industry through advocacy, communications, and education.

International Association of Gaming Regulators

An organization of gaming regulators from around the world who communicate regarding matters of common interest and convene annually at a formal meeting.

International Association of Gaming Advisors

A non-profit professional corporation dedicated to the study and development of gaming law.

Iowa Gaming Association

The Iowa Gaming Association (IGA) is a nonprofit organization that was created in 1999 to support the state’s gaming industry. It is an advocate for commercial gaming in Iowa and communicates timely and accurate information about gaming to its members, the public, and Iowa’s legislating bodies.

Louisiana Casino Association

The Louisiana Casino Association (LCA) is a business corporation serving as the industry trade group for the licensed riverboat casinos in Louisiana.  Additionally, the association provides lobbying services, information support and serves as the point of contact for public, governmental, and media inquiries.

Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes (MAST)

Tribes join forces to advance, protect, preserve and enhance the mutual interests, treaty rights, sovereignty and cultural way of life.

Minnesota Indian Gaming Association (MIGA)

MIGA is an organization of gaming tribes throughout Minnesota. The association serves as a clearinghouse for issues relating to the sovereign rights of Minnesota tribes to conduct legal gambling.

Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association (MGHA)

The Mississippi Gaming and Hospitality Association (MGHA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to protect and enhance the reputation and success of the gaming industry within the State of Mississippi.

Missouri Gaming Association

Formed in 1993, the Missouri Gaming Association works to increase awareness of the economic benefits the casino industry brings to the state of Missouri.

Nevada Resorts Association

The Nevada Resort Association (NRA) is the primary advocacy voice for Nevada’s gaming and resort industry. Established in 1965, the NRA represents the state’s largest industry and provides information, perspective and industry insight for decision makers throughout the state.

The NRA monitors government and regulatory activities in Nevada. It adopts and advocates policies regarding state gaming issues.

Casino Association of New Jersey

The Casino Association of New Jersey (CANJ) provides a collective voice for the Atlantic City casino industry by facilitating the exchange of information and ideas between our industry, small businesses, Atlantic City stakeholders and the general public.

New York Gaming Association

The New York Gaming Association advocates for and advances the interests of the state’s nine racetrack gaming facilities, located at both harness and thoroughbred racing venues across the state. The Association works in partnership with state government on long-term strategies to generate support for education, aid to local governments, spur job creation and support New York’s historic racing and breeding industries.

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

The mission of NIGA is to protect and preserve the general welfare of tribes striving for self-sufficiency through gaming enterprises in Indian Country. To fulfill its mission, NIGA works with the Federal government and Congress to develop sound policies and practices and to provide technical assistance and advocacy on gaming-related issues. In addition, NIGA seeks to maintain and protect Indian sovereign governmental authority in Indian Country.

National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC)

The NIGC is an independent federal regulatory agency within the Department of the Interior and is committed to the prompt and efficient regulation of the Indian gaming industry. The Commission’s primary mission is to regulate gaming activities on Indian lands; to ensure that Indian tribes are the primary beneficiaries of gaming revenue; and to assure that gaming is conducted fairly and honestly by both operators and players.

National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators (NTGC/R)

The National Tribal Gaming Commissioners/Regulators (NTGC/R) is a non-profit, voluntary association composed of Tribal Gaming Regulatory entities and Associate Members representing federally recognized tribal governments, gaming tribes, Rancherias, Pueblos, Bands, and business involved in gaming enterprises in Indian Country.

North American Gaming Regulators Association

A non-profit professional association of gaming regulators throughout North America.

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA), established in 1986, is a non-profit organization of Indian Nations with other non-voting associate members representing organizations, tribes and businesses engaged in tribal gaming enterprises from around Oklahoma. The common commitment and purpose of OIGA is to advance the welfare of Indian peoples economically, socially and politically.

United South & Eastern Tribes, Inc. (USET)

United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. is dedicated to enhancing the development of Indian tribes, to improving the capabilities of tribal governments, and assisting the member tribes and their governments in dealing effectively with public policy issues and in serving the broad needs of Indian people.

Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA)

The Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA) is an organization of tribal government leaders of federally recognized tribes in the state of Washington. WIGA serves as an advocate for Indian gaming before state, local and federal government bodies.