On the Inside

September 2011, Volume 21 No. 9

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Reflections of an Indian Summer" on the cover of the September 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

Bally Technologies (inside front cover)

Bally Technologies (insert)

IGT (back cover)

Multimedia Games (center spread)

Gaming Market Advisors (inside back cover)

Cadillac Jack

Doug Hyde Studios

Aristocrat Technologies

Table of Contents


Gaming Laboratories International

Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino

American Gaming Systems (AGS)

Speak Out: The Washington Deal - by Joseph Valandra

Hnedak Bobo Group

NIGA Report: Celebrating Growth and Development in Indian Country - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Online Poker in California: The FInal Four Weeks of the Legislative Year - by Leslie Lohse

Thalden Boyd Emery Architects

Morongo Casino • Resort • Spa

Regulation: Can the NIGC Oversee Internet Gaming? - by Penny Coleman


Executive Q&A: Up Close with Dan Savage, Slot Operations Director – Northern Quest Casino

Gasser Chair Company

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on Entertainment
Tony Averitt, Cliff Castle Casino Hotel; Tina Holt, BlueWater Resort & Casino; Sean Lujan, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Stephanie Madrid, Sandia Resort & Casino; Raul Venegas, Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort; Shawn Wilson, Casino Rama


DreamCatcher Hotels

Selecting the Right Property Management System for Your Hotel - by Tina Stehle

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Security & Surveillance: Working Together to Succeed - by Eric K. Rodriguez

Innovation: Chickasaw Nation Sponsors Creativity World Forum and Puts Creativity Into Practice

G2E Preview: Spotlight on the Game Floor
Danny Gladstone, Ainsworth; Paul Lofgren, AGS; Nick Kihn, Aristocrat Technologies; Jean Venneman, Bally Technologies; Chris Korpi, Cadillac Jack; Jack Saltiel, Eclipse Gaming Systems; Knute Knudson, IGT; Mick Roemer, Multimedia Games; Candace Lucas, WMS

G2E Preview: Spotlight on New Products and Services
Tina Stehle, Agilysys; Beth Deighan, Casino Careers; Christopher Foster, COST of Wisconsin; Terry Smith, DreamCatcher Hotels; Nick Micalizzi, FutureLogic; Mark Yurcisin, Gasser Chair Company; Michael Price, Gaming Laboratories International; Dike Bacon, Hnedak Bobo Group; Tony Day, iView Systems; Ken Dalen, Javo Beverage Company; Tom Nieman, JCM Global; Eric Fisher, MEI; Travis Carrico, Micro Gaming Technologies; Steve Odden, MLP Seating; Bart Lewin, NEWave; Autumn Gregg, SCA Gaming; Susan Mitchell, Slot-Tickets; Barry Thalden, Thalden Boyd Emery Architects

G2E New Games Rollout - Part I

Media Logic

Welcome Home: Making Players Feel Like They Belong - by Sheila Schimka

Casino and Educational Partnership Delivers Results Across Business Sector - by Jim Stanley

Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority Unveils New Management and Consulting Company – Mohegan Gaming Advisors

Initial Impressions

Anniversary: Viejas Celebrates 20 Years of History and Service

Oklahoma Inter-Tribal Safety Council is Formed to Provide Safety Resources

National Indian Gaming Association

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians to Open New Community Health Clinic; Thunder Valley Opens Chinatown Express Office and Bay Area Luxury Bus Service; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Unveils Plans for $75 Million Expansion; Ho-Chunk Gaming–Wisconsin Dells Opens Newly Remodeled Spirit Bar While Introducing New Local House Premium Brew; Angel of the Winds Casino Breaks Ground on New Gas Station and Parking Lot; Cherokee Nation to operate Oklahoma Welcome Center in Partnership with Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games


Calendar of Events

White House

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index