On the Inside

July 2011, Volume 21 No. 7

A special thanks to Preston Singletary for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Raven Steals the Moon" on the cover of the July issue of Indian Gaming. Singleton's artworks feature themes of transformation, animal spirits and shamanism through elegant blown glass forms and mystical sand carved Tlingit designs. To view more of his work, visit www.prestonsingletary.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects (inside front cover)

Hnedak Bobo Group (back cover)


Doug Hyde Studios

Multimedia Games


Gaming Laboratories International

Table of Contents

Media Logic


Speak Out: Land-Into-Trust and DOI’s New Policy - by W. Ron Allen

Casino Careers

NIGA Report: NIGA Associate Membership Brings Innovation to the Table - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

National Indian Gaming Association

Tribal Leader Roundtable: The Benefits of Indian Gaming
Brooklyn D. Baptiste, Chairman, Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee Nez Perce Tribe; Derek J. Bailey, Tribal Chairman, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians; Karen R. Diver, Chairwoman, Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa; Dennis V. Kequom, Tribal Chief, Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe; Victoria Winfrey, Tribal Council President, Prairie Island Indian Community

Legal Front: Supreme Court Says Schwarzenegger Illegally Taxed Tribe, Orders State to 60-day Negotiation With Rincon Tribe

Gaming Market Advisors

Internet Gaming: The Stakes Couldn’t Be Higher - by Knute Knudson

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on Player Trends
Ken Kettler, President & COO, Tulalip Resort Casino; David Lasarte-Meeks, CEO, Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel; Richard Purser, General Manager, Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort; Sar Richards, General Manager, Chinook Winds Casino Resort; Eric Smileuske, Dir. of Casino Marketing, Quinault Beach Resort and Casino

Business Development: Colville Tribe Undergoes Extensive Turnaround - by Joe Pakootas

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

The Trail to Cascade Locks - by Andrew Hofstetter

Los Coyotes Barstow Casino Project Moves Forward – Bureau of Indian Affairs Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Security and Valet: A Working Relationship - by Eric K. Rodriguez

Initial Impressions

Is Your Live Entertainment Working? - by Kell Houston

San Manuel Celebrates 25 Years in Southern California Gaming Market

Foxwoods Resort Casino Celebrates 25 Years of Bingo

Grand Casino Mille Lacs Celebrates 20 Years of Success

Video Gaming Technologies Celebrates 20 Years in Business

Doug Hyde Studios

Cherokee Nation Explores its History with a Specialty Tour From Tahlequah, Oklahoma to Cherokee, North Carolina

Hotels in Indian Country – Part VI
Best Western Plus Kootenai River Inn Casino & Spa, Kootenai Casino; Jackson Rancheria Hotel; Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort; Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort; St. Croix Casino Danbury Hotel & St. Croix Lodge; Thunder Valley Casino Resort Hotel; Valley View Casino & Hotel; Wildhorse Resort and Casino Hotel; The Waterfront at Potlatch, Lucky Dog Casino

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Who’s Who: Suzanne Traditional Woman – Master Quilter - by AJ Naff

Openings & Expansions: Four Winds Casino Resort Announces 250 Room Hotel Expansion and New Multi-Use Event Center; San Manuel Village Opens Home-Grown Sports Bar - SportsWatch Bar & Grill; Thunder Valley Casino Resort Opens Expanded Poker Room



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