Gaming Regulatory Authority

The Mille Lacs Band Gaming Regulatory Authority (GRA) is an independent regulatory agency of tribal government established to separate the government’s regulatory function from the management function. The purpose of the GRA is to ensure that all gaming activities on Mille Lacs Band land are carried out in compliance with the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act, Title 15 of the Mille Lacs Band statutes, tribal and state compacts, the GRA’s Detailed Gaming Regulations (DGR), and all other applicable laws.

Our Mission Statement: Dedicated to providing protection, value, and regulatory excellence in gaming for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.

Notice of Adoption of Detailed Gaming Regulation 12a, Class II Gaming Systems

Notice of Intent to Adopt - DGR-3 Problem Gambling Prevention Program

Notice of Intent to Adopt - DGR-7 Background Investigations and Licensure: Applicants and Licensees

Notice of Intent to Adopt - DGR-7a Vendor Background Investigations and Licensing

GRA board members



Wendy Merrill
Chairperson


Billie Jo Boyd
Vice Chairperson


Shannon Thomas


Michelle Pomerleau


Michael Davis

The next GRA Board meeting is Monday, July 23, 2018, at Grand Casino Hinckley at 9 a.m.


Mille Lacs office

700 Grand Avenue
Onamia, MN 56359

320-532-8887

Hinckley office

777 Lady Luck Drive
Hinckley, MN 55037

320-384-4468


Request to appear before the GRA Board

Office of Gaming Regulation & Compliance



Becky Houle
Executive Director

320-532-8884
(Mille Lacs office)

320-384-4593
(Hinckley office)


Teresa Kozumplik
Assistant Executive Director

320-532-8851
(Mille Lacs office)

320-384-4811
(Hinckley office)


Internal Audit

Nicole LaGuard
Director

320-532-8132
(Mille Lacs office)

320-384-4486
(Hinckley office)

Licensing/Exclusions



Rebecca Lee
Mille Lacs Licensing Manager

320-532-8835


Deanna Blesi
Hinckley Licensing Manager

320-384-4470


Surveillance



Kevin Cheesman
Director

Mille Lacs Office: 320-532-8366
Hinckley Office: 320-384-4786


Isaac Merrill
Operations Manager — Mille Lacs

320-532-8213


Marvin Siedow
Interim Operations Manager — Hinckley

320-384-4958


Vendor Licensing

Samantha Dunkley
Vendor Licensing Manager

320-384-4774
(Hinckley office)

Compliance



Drew Maxson
Compliance Manager

320-532-8185
(Mille Lacs office)


Nick Colsrud
Compliance Manager

320-384-4488
(Hinckley office)


Investigations



Isaac Merrill

320-532-8834
(Mille Lacs office)


Brandon Davis

320-384-4934
(Hinckley office)


Charitable Gaming

Ron Schulz
Technical & SICS Liaison

320-384-4469
(Hinckley office)