Tribal Leadership Roundtable: The Next Five Years For Tribal Gaming

Tribal Leadership Roundtable: The Next Five Years For Tribal Gaming

October 14, 2019, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

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While Tribal gaming can be viewed as a qualified success, past performance does not guarantee future success. Maturing markets and increased competition, has some tribes starting to experience the revenue plateau for their casinos. What will the natural evolution for Tribal gaming encompass, will the trends of sports betting and the pursuit of commercial gaming licenses play a role in that future? In this session, we will ask some influential tribal leaders their opinions on the future of Tribal gaming.


  • Victor Rocha



    Victor Strategies

    Victor Rocha is the owner and editor of Rocha has been involved in the politics of Indian gaming since 1998 and has earned numerous...

  • Ernie Stevens, Jr.


    Chairman & National Spokesperson

    National Indian Gaming Association

    Ernie Stevens, Jr. is the Chairman and national spokesperson for the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) in Washington, D.C. Stevens is...

  • Melanie Benjamin


    Chief Executive

    Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

    As Chief Executive of the Non-Removable Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians, Melanie Benjamin leads the Executive Branch of tribal government, which...

  • Mark Macarro


    Tribal Chairman

    Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians

    Mark Macarro is Tribal Chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, is serving his twelfth consecutive two-year term on the Council and is in...

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    Tribal Gaming