On the Inside

August 2010, Volume 20 No. 8

A special thanks to Kevin Red Star for allowing us to feature his artwork "River Crow" on the cover of the August issue of Indian Gaming. Kevin is a member of the Crow Nation and resides in Roberts, Montana. He can be reached by calling (406) 445-2549. To view more of his work, visit www.kevinredstar.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Bally Technologies (inside front cover)

Aristocrat Technologies (center spread)

Sunway Hotel Group (inside back cover)

Wright Casino Marketing (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International

Doug Hyde Studios


Table of Contents

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects


Bally Technologies

Media Logic

Video Gaming Technologies

Casino Careers Online

Multimedia Games

Konami Gaming

Speak Out: The Game of Extreme Politics - by Sheila Morago

Union Bank

NIGA Report: Education is Essential to the Future of Indian Country - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

NIGC Report: Tracie Stevens Sworn in as NIGC Chairwoman

Cadillac Jack

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on the Economy
Tracey Avila, Chairperson, Robinson Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians; Twen Barton, Chairperson, Sac and Fox Nation of Missouri in Kansas and Nebraska; Virginia Cross, Tribal Council Chair, Muckleshoot Indian Tribe; Glen Nenema, Chairman & CEO, Kalispel Tribe of Indians; Jeff Houser, Chairman, Fort Sill Apache Tribe; Joseph Manuel, Lieutenant Governor, Gila River Indian Community; Kenneth Meshigaud, Tribal Chairperson, Hannahville Potawatomi Indian Community; Steve Ortiz, Tribal Chairman, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation

Rocket Gaming Systems

Shuffle Master

Training: A Fresh Perspective on the Organizational Chart - by Thomas Dullien

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Don’t Gamble With Your Fiduciary Responsibilities - by Blake Overbay

Cliff Castle Casino-Hotel is Going Green

Tribal Casinos: Solid Long Term Bets - by Valerie Red-Horse

Positioning the F&B Department - by Craig Pendleton

Expanding the Role of Security - by Eric K. Rodriguez

Security is Customer Service - by William Goodwin

Connecting It All Together: Fiber Optics in Security and Surevillance Solutions - by Mark S. Wilson

Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course: Premier Golf Course Marks Historic First for the Seneca Nation

Case Study: Lighting the Way at FireKeepers Casino

Telephone Bill Audits Can Save Casinos Money - by L. Quincy Harris

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Spas in Indian Country - Part I
Wo’ P’in Spa, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino - Santa Fe, NM; The Spa, Cache Creek Casino Resort - Brooks, CA; The Spa, Chumash Casino Resort - Santa Ynez, Ca; Spa Wanapine, Kah-Nee-Ta High Desert Resort & Casino - Warms Springs, OR; Pala Spa, Pala Casino Spa & Resort - Pala, CA; Spa Pechanga, Pechanga Resort & Casino - Temecula, CA; Spa at Quinault, Quinault Beach Resort & Casino - Ocean Shores, WA

Doug Hyde Studios

Gaming Market Advisors

Southwestern Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Arizona Desert Classic

Buss Productions

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Thunder Valley Casino Resort Opens New Hotel, Spa, Pool, Bars and Expanded Casino; Reinvented Lucky Dog Casino Opens, Brings New Jobs to Area; Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Expansion Project Accelerates Toward Spring Opening; Valley View Casino Pastry Chef Builds a Chocolate & Sugar Hotel



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