CasinoTribalLand-Based Indian gaming revenue up 4% for 2018 September 13, 2019 | By Owain Flanders Indian gross gaming revenue (GGR) rose 4% year-on-year to $33.7bn for 2018, as reported by the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC). All of the NIGC’s administrative regions experienced positive growth, contributing to the highest ever revenue in Indian gaming history. Portland showed the highest increase, with gaming revenue of $3.7m, an 8% rise, followed by Oklahoma City at $2.5m, a 7% rise. Total Indian gaming revenue has risen 27% since 2009. Kathryn Isom-Clause, Vice Chair of the NIGC, said: "These numbers reaffirm the industry’s health as a stable economic driver for Indian Country." Edward Simermeyer, Associate Commissioner of the NIGC, said: "The annual GGR tells a positive story about Indian gaming’s economic success and the industry’s ongoing contribution to a strong economy. "It also tells the story of how collaboration among tribes, industry and the regulatory communities can build a strong reputation for reliability and integrity in the GGR calculation."