Pechanga Resort and Casino Reaches Milestone in Expansion Project

 

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Elected to the Tribal Council of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians in 1992, Mark Macarro has led as tribal chairman since 1995. Among his achievements during this time, Mark Macarro has played a key role in the growth of the Pechanga gaming interests.

In May of 2017, the Pechanga announced it had reached the midpoint of a $285 million expansion project at the Pechanga Resort and Casino. Scheduled for completion in December, the project will add 568 rooms, a two-story spa, a pair of restaurants, and several other amenities to what is already California’s largest resort and casino.

Located in the Temecula Valley, the Pechanga Resort and Casino welcomes guests interested in enjoying a range of entertainment options. Along with casino games, guests can listen to live music at the concert theater or play golf on the 18-hole course. In addition, guests have the opportunity to schedule meetings and events in the property’s hundreds of thousands of square feet of indoor and outdoor space.

Pechanga Resort and Casino is owned and operated entirely by the Pechanga people. Since opening to the public in 2002, the resort has won the AAA Four Diamond Award and earned distinction from USA Today as the Best US Casino.

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What Is the National Indian Gaming Association?

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A fixture in Native American politics, Mark Macarro has led as the tribal chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians in Southern California for nearly 15 years. Apart from his responsibilities as chairman, Mark Macarro serves on the board of the National Indian Gaming Association.

The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) was originally formed in 1985 and consists of 184 federally recognized tribes. Based in Washington, DC, it is the foremost advocate for Indian gaming interests in the United States and works hand-in-hand with Congress and other key stakeholders on issues and policy decisions that could potentially impact Indian gaming enterprises.

The primary goal of NIGA is to ensure that its member tribes have the opportunity to operate gaming enterprises through which tribes can achieve self-sufficiency. NIGA is also an important voice on all issues pertaining to the sovereignty of Indian nations and the protection of their tribal lands.

National Indian Gaming Association Prepares to Host 2017 Convention

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A prominent Native American leader and political figure, Mark Macarro leads the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians as tribal chairman. Alongside his activities as tribal chairman, Mark Macarro maintains affiliations with organizations such as the National Indian Gaming Association.

The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) is currently preparing for its 32nd annual Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention, which will draw members of 184 Native Nations to the San Diego Convention Center on April 10-13, 2017. Those in attendance at the four-day event will have the opportunity to meet with industry leaders and improve their business enterprises through educational sessions organized along several tracks, including casino operations, marketing, human resources and management, and security and surveillance.

The event will also include golf tournaments, receptions, banquets, and other networking activities as well as a range of exhibits featuring the latest products and services in casino gaming. Dozens of exhibiting companies will be on hand, so those in attendance will have plenty of opportunities to forge new professional relationships with those in the industry. More information about the NIGA’s 32nd Annual Tradeshow and Convention can be found at www.indiangamingtradeshow.com.

NIGA to Hold 32nd Annual Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention

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Often ranked on Capitol Weekly’s Top 100 list of prominent figures California politics, Mark Macarro has served as tribal chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians for nearly 15 years. Outside of his leadership of the tribe, Mark Macarro maintains active memberships in several organizations, including the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA).

In its efforts to support and promote the Indian gaming community, NIGA holds a variety of educational and advocacy events throughout the year. One of the organization’s most popular events is its Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention, an annual gathering that attracts tribal leaders and casino executives from across the country.

Registration is currently open for NIGA’s 32nd annual Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention, which will take place April 10-13, 2017, in San Diego. The conference will feature an education program comprising dozens of sessions on a range of topics related to casino marketing, management, and promotion.

Additionally, the event will include receptions and other networking activities, keynote presentations, and a trade show featuring the latest products and services from a number of exhibiting companies. For more information about the 32nd annual Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention, visit www.indiangamingtradeshow.com.