Indian Gaming Association To Convene for Mid-Year Conference at We-Po-Ka Casino in Arizona

We-Ko-Pa Casino
The new We-Ko-Pa Casino Resort at Fort McDowell, AZ.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Indian Gaming Association (IGA) will be hosting the 2022 Mid-Year Conference in Arizona at the We-Po-Ka Casino from Nov. 14 through 16. The conference will feature panel and roundtable discussions and a golf tournament to kick off one of the largest gatherings of tribal leaders and gaming experts in the country.

“We are thrilled to regroup at the Mid-Year Conference quickly after the election to ensure we are well positioned to protect tribal sovereignty with the forthcoming new Congress, local and state elected officials,” said Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman of the Indian Gaming Association. “This gathering will give us an opportunity to discuss the outcomes in California’s ballot measure on online sports betting, the first year of sports betting in Arizona, and current federal politics and policies impacting Indian Country.”

To kick off the event, IGA will be hosting a golf tournament with celebrity guest John Daly on Monday, Nov. 14 at 9:00am.

Panel highlights include:

  • Remembering The Fort McDowell Casino Raid
  • Arizona Sports Betting: One Year Later
  • What’s next for sports betting in California? 

Information on registering for the tradeshow can be found at