Sara Lewis Montoya, 67, was born in Crownpoint, New Mexico and grew up north of Church Rock, New Mexico. Her clans are Meadow People Clan and Red Streak Clan. She attended elementary/middle school at Standing Rock Boarding School and Crownpoint Boarding School. Montoya graduated from...

Virginia E. Perry is thankful for the past 15 years at Navajo Nation Gaming. “We are all a family here,” she said. “I believe anyone can do 15 years, just believe in yourself, and challenge yourself each day. I can say I did my best...

Lucia Redhorse, born Lucia Lee Chee, learned her father’s family’s original last name was Redhorse, or Bi lii’li ch’ii in Navajo. “Through the years the name was broken up and some family members were able to keep Redhorse and others were changed to LeeChee or Lee...

For Players Club Manager Gloriann Tom, there’s never a dull moment working for Navajo Gaming. She’s been with the company for 15 years. She began working with a job in the Navajo Nation Youth Program at age 14. As an adult, she worked at Fire Rock...

Karen Willie, Slot Supervisor for Navajo Gaming, has learned the ins and outs of troubleshooting and installing slot machines over the past 15 years. She said she’s learned the value of teamwork, communication, leadership, and developed a good work ethic.  “Leaving the Navajo Nation for the brand...

For Derrick Yazzie, Executive Director of Slot Operations, the biggest challenge of his job is having team members understand the importance of what guest services are all about. “Working with the Navajo Nation, we never had this particular training, but within the gaming industry, guest services...

From her first job as a Soft Count Supervisor for Navajo Gaming in 2008, to her current position as a Slot Tech II, Elvira Yazzie said she has found much enjoyment in helping build and put a casino floor together with the help of other...

Flagstaff, Ariz. (July 1, 2023) – Navajo Nation Gaming Enterprise (NNGE) and Hard Rock Digital proudly announce the grand opening of the Hard Rock Sportsbook at Twin Arrows Navajo Casino Resort in Flagstaff, Arizona. Arizona baseball legend Luis Gonzalez will headline the sportsbook’s Grand Opening celebration, which will be held Saturday, July 8 starting at 2pm with a ribbon cutting ceremony, giveaways, and opportunities to win sports memorabilia, a TV, and Bonus Bets.

The Sportsbook sits adjacent to the remodeled sports bar and restaurant at Twin Arrows and features eight kiosks and two betting windows.


WINDOW ROCK, Navajo Nation — Navajo Nation President Buu Nygren announced in coordination with the Navajo Department of Health and Speaker Pro Tem of the Navajo Nation Council Otto Tso the COVID-19 mask mandate on the Navajo Nation has been lifted effective at 5 p.m....