Merkur Gaming ‘extremely proud’ to join NIGA

Las Vegas/Espelkamp. Merkur Gaming today crowned a hugely successful G2E in Las Vegas by announcing that the company has become an Associate Member of NIGA, the National Indian Gaming Association.

Established in 1985, NIGA is a nonprofit trade association comprised of 184 American Indian Nations and other nonvoting associate members. The objective of NIGA is to advance the lives of Indian people - economically, socially and politically. NIGA operates as a clearinghouse and educational legislative and public policy resource for tribes, policymakers and the public on Indian gaming issues and tribal community development.

To celebrate Merkur Gaming’s successful application for Associate Member status, NIGA’s long serving Chairman, Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.,visited the Merkur booth at G2E where he was warmly welcomed by Jurgen Stuhmeyer (Member of the Board of the Gauselmann Group) and Charles Hiten (Chief Executive, Merkur Gaming Americas).

Charles Hiten commented: “Merkur Gaming is extremely proud to now become an Associate Member of NIGA. We see this as a pivotal step in our stated commitment to work hand in hand with Tribal Government Gaming and to fully support the aims and objectives of NIGA’s mission to protect and preserve the general welfare of tribes striving for self-sufficiency through gaming enterprises in Indian Country.”
Merkur Gaming Americas has already made an undertaking to exhibit at the 2017 Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention, to be held from April 10th to 13th at the San Diego Convention Center, and will proudly celebrate its commitment to Indian Country gaming at what is the longest running gaming tradeshow in history.