Professionals in tribal gaming and tribal health fields are invited to join us for the  second annual Tribal Summit on Responsible Gaming at the 32nd National Conference on Problem Gambling to discuss innovative responsible gaming practices with key leaders from tribal entities across the United States.

The summit is also intended to provide valuable networking opportunities for tribal leaders and casino executives with responsible gaming and problem gambling advocates and treatment providers. The half-day Summit will feature forums where these and other important topics will be discussed by tribal gaming industry experts, concluding with a roundtable discussion where concepts and examples of successful programs will be shared.

Summit Details:

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Hilton Downtown Cleveland
100 Lakeside Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44114

8:00am – 12:00pm

Attendees are invited to attend GLI University Seminar: Responsible Gaming for Regulators

Tribal Summit Schedule: 

Speakers listed as of 7/2/18, schedules will be updated as confirmed.




Welcome by Keith Whyte, NCPG and Valerie Spicer, Trilogy Group                                             
Opening Prayer


Session 1
Sports Betting Challenges & Opportunities

How do we mitigate problem gambling impacts of such a potentially large expansion of gaming? Introduced legislation could include the expanded use of mobile gaming as part of sports betting access; does it also contemplate responsible gaming? Industry experts will discuss current programs and proposed activity on incorporating safeguards to address this major shift in the industry.

Moderator: Valerie Spicer, Trilogy Group

Dustin Thomas, National Indian Gaming Commission

Jamie Hummingbird, National Tribal Gaming Commissioners / Regulators

Kevin Mullally, GLI

Debbie Thundercloud, National Indian Gaming Association


Networking Break


Session 2
Collaboration Leads to Success

NCPG Affiliate Councils on Problem Gambling and Tribes will discuss the positive outcomes they have experienced in the collaborative programs they have implemented.

Moderator: Ray Pineault, Mohegan Sun

Lori Sawyer, Poarch Band of Creek Indians Gaming Authority/Wind Creek Hospitality

Roger Olsen, Alabama Council on Compulsive Gambling

Maureen Greeley, Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling

Wiley Harwell, Oklahoma Association for Problem and Compulsive Gambling


Session 3
Roundtable: Adoption of a Corporate Culture Towards Responsible Gaming

Raquel Burton, Four Winds Casino Resort

Tammi Barlow, IGT

Connie Jones, AGEM




NCPG Annual Members Meeting (optional)


GLI University Seminar: Responsible Gaming for Regulators




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