On the Inside

June 2011, Volume 21 No. 6

A special thanks to Bill Rabbit for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Rainbow's Dance" on the cover of the June issue of Indian Gaming. Bill is a member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and lives in Pryor, OK. He can be reached by calling (918) 825-3716 or email buyndnart@sbcglobal.net. To view more of his work, visit www.billandtracirabbit.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

GLI (inside front cover)

IGT (back cover)


Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Hnedak Bobo Group

Tribal Financial Advisors

Gasser Chair Company

Table of Contents


Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Speak Out: Changes in Architectural Design Technology - by Chief Boyd


DreamCatcher Hotels

Tribal Leader Roundtable: The Benefits of Indian Gaming
Janice Prairie Chief-Boswell, Governor, Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes; Leonard Bowman, Tribal Chairman, Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria; Michael O. Finley, Chairman, Colville Business Council/Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation; Buford L. Rolin, Chairman, Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Seminole Tribe of Florida Celebrates Another Milestone: The 40th Anniversary of Hard Rock Cafe


Regulation: Proposed Revised Class II Minimum Internal Control Standards and Technical Standards

Cadillac Jack


Ask the Experts: Spotlight on Player Trends
Steven Drewes, General Manager, Downstream Casino Resort; Scott Eldredge, Chief Operating Officer, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino; C.J. Graham, General Manager, Thunder Valley Casino Resort; Bill Guelcher, CEO, Lake of the Torches Resort Casino; Matt Harkness, General Manager, Four Winds Casino Resort

Downstream Casino Resort

Casino Careers

Game Technology: Game Manufacturers in Indian Country
American Gaming Systems (AGS); Ainsworth Game Technology; Aristocrat Americas; Aruze Gaming America; Bally Technologies; Cadillac Jack; IGT; Konami Gaming; Multimedia Games; Video Gaming Technologies; WMS Gaming

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Case Study: Brand Development at Menominee Casino Resort

Fraud Prevention: FinCEN Sets the Tone That It’s Time to Take Title 31 Seriously - by Grant Eve

Architectural Design in Indian Country Casino Del Sol - Leo A Daly; Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel - Cuningham Group Architecture; Northern Quest Resort - Hnedak Bobo Group; St. Croix Casino Danbury - Walsh Bishop Architects; Valley View Casino & Hotel - JMA Architecture Studios

2011 Design/Build Directory

Hotels in Indian Country – Part V
Bay Mills Resort & Casinos - Brimley, MI; Gold Country Casino and Hotel - Oroville, CA; Harrah’s Ak-Chin Resort - Maricopa, AZ; Konocti Vista Casino Hotel and Marina - Lakeport, CA; Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center - Mahnomen, MN; Tachi Palace Hotel - Lemoore, CA


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: New High Limit Slot Room Ups the Ante on Fun at Casino Del Sol; Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel Adds New Spa, Steakhouse, Center Bar, Outdoor Amphitheater and 98 Luxurious Hotel Rooms; Firekeeper Golf Course Grand Opening Featured Sports Celebrities for Skins Game; The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Break Ground on FireKeepers Casino Expansion; Pala’s New Showroom to Offer Concerts, Live Shows, Nightclub, Sports Experience; Turtle Creek Casino Nears Completion of $500,000 in Upgrades; New Poker Room at Red Hawk Casino Opens with $50,000 Grand Opening Celebration



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games


Calendar of Events

From the White House

In the News

Book Reviews

Community Outreach

Ad Index