Contributor Profile

Dustin Thomas

Job TitleDirector of Compliance

Company NameNational Indian Gaming Commission

Dustin Thomas is the Director of Compliance for the National Indian Gaming Commission, an independent federal regulatory agency established within the Department of the Interior. In this position, Thomas monitors compliance of tribal gaming operations in accordance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and NIGC regulations for the Division of Compliance, which encompasses eight regional offices and the audit and training programs.; Prior to joining the agency, Thomas served as the Chief Risk and Compliance Officer for the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino. His work focused on executive leadership for Compliance, Internal Audit, Security and Risk & Safety. Thomas began his gaming career in casino operations as a Security Officer for the Seneca Gaming Corporation and eventually became the Lead Gaming Inspector for the Seneca Gaming Authority, overseeing regulatory compliance for the Seneca Gaming Corporation and Seneca Gaming and Entertainment. Thomas received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Law from California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI. He also holds professional certifications as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP).

Conference Sessions

  • National Indian Gaming Commission: NIGC FAQ Panel

    October 17, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM, Titian 2301

    A panel discussion that is designed to provide an opportunity for attendees to hear from top NIGC staff who are knowledgeable about issues specific to Indian ga...

    • Language: English