On the Inside

April 2010, Volume 20 No. 4

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Painted For Battle" on the cover of the April issue of Indian Gaming. Raymond is Pawnee, Cherokee and Ojibwe Indian and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. To view more of his work, call Nordwall Gallery & Studio at (505) 988-5057 or visit www.nordwallart.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

GLI (inside front cover)

Rocket Gaming (center spread)

The Sunway Hotel Group (inside back cover)

Bally Technologies (back cover)


Downstream Casino Resort


Bally Technologies

Doug Hyde Studios

Bergman, Walls & Associates

Table of Contents

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Casino Careers Online




Cadillac Jack

Hnedak Bobo Group


Speak Out: Strengthening the Tribal Consultation Process - by Steffani A. Chocran


Tribal Leader Roundtable: The Benefits of Indian Gaming
Chief J. Allan, Chairman, Coeur d’Alene Tribe; Marge Anderson, Chief Executive, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe; Vincent Armenta, Tribal Chairman, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians; Brian Cladoosby, Chairman, Swinomish Indian Tribal Community; Diane Enos, President, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community; Kevin Leecy, Tribal Chair, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa; E.T. “Bud” Moran, Tribal Chairman, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes; Delores Pigsley, Tribal Chairman, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians; Buford L. Rolin, Chairman, Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Konami Gaming


First Advantage

Multimedia Games

NIGA 25th Anniversary: Supporting Indian Gaming, Defending Indian Sovereignty - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.


Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

REDW The Rogoff Group


Opinion: Class II Does Not Mean Second Class - by J R Mathews


Indian Gaming: The Road Ahead - by Knute Knudson

Doug Hyde Studios

Ask The Experts: Spotlight on Marketing - Part II
Doug Hoppe, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa; Brett James, Sac and Fox Casino; Mandi Lewis, Blue Lake Casino & Hotel; Ken Maguire, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa; Steve Neely, Sol Casinos/AVA Amphitheater; Brandi Severson, 7th Street Casino

Gasser Chair Company

Great Plains Indian Gaming Association

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Can an American Indian Worldview Guide a New Approach to Organizational Development? - by Thomas Dullien

Hard Rock Hotel Holdings

Spas at Indian Casinos - 2010 Update - by Matthew S. Robinson

Revenue Sharing and Free Play - by Ryan Burns

Construction in Indian Country Conference

Case Study: North Star Mohican Casino Upgrades Security System in Record Time

Case Study: Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Finds System Solution with Aristocrat

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Suquamish Tribe Adds Award Winning Golf Course to Waterfront Casino Resort

Native American Youth Showcased at Vancouver Olympics

Drug and Alcohol Testing at Tribal Casinos - by Jim Wanser

Finance: A Wisconsin Court’s Legal Decision May Affect All Tribal Gaming Lending - by Valerie Red-Horse

Wildhorse Resort & Casino Celebrates 15th Anniversary With a Bang!

NIGA 2010 Convention Coverage: New Games and Technologies
Ainsworth Game Technology, Aristocrat Technologies, Aruze Gaming America, Bally Technologies, Cadillac Jack, IGT, Incredible Technologies, Konami Gaming, Multimedia Games, Rocket Gaming Systems, VGT, Video King Gaming & Entertainment, WMS

Media Logic

NIGA 2010: New Games Rollout

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Smithsonian NMAI

Casino Entertainment in Today’s Economy - by Kell Houston

Gaming Market Advisors

How to Get More Sales from Your Public Relations and Marketing Dollars - by Julie Keyser-Squires

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Indian Gaming Magazine

American Red Cross


Monthly Features & Columns

Road Trip: Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, OK

Openings & Expansions: Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel in North Carolina to Open New State-of-the-Art Events Center



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

From the White House

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index