On the Inside

April 2019, Volume 29 No. 4

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Camp" on the cover of the April 2019 issue. 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

Konami (inside front cover)

Aristocrat (center)

Aruze (inside back cover)

Scientific Games (back cover)

Viejas Casino & Resort

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.


Table of Contents

Casino Careers

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

Speak Out: NIGA 2019 – Small to Mid-Size Casino Theme - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.


Merkur Gaming

NIGC Report: Reflections of a NIGC Chairman - by Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri

DreamCatcher Hotels

Gaming Arts

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on Gaming and Giving Back
W. Ron Allen, Chairman/CEO – Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe; Bill John Baker, Principal Chief – Cherokee Nation; J. Michael Chavarria, Governor – Santa Clara Pueblo; John Christman, Chairman – Viejas Band of Kumeyaay; Virginia Cross, Tribal Council Chair – Muckleshoot Indian Tribe; Stephen Roe Lewis, Governor – Gila River Indian Community

JCM Global


Executive Q&A: Up Close With Gavin Isaacs, Chairman of SBTech

HBG Design

Gasser Chair Company

Cyber Security: The Real World - by Andrew Cardno

Novomatic Americas

Eclipse Gaming Systems

Pearl River Resort Leads the Way in Offering New Innovative Sports Betting Experiences

TBE Architects

Gary Platt Manufacturing

Taking Away Rationalization: One Way to Fight Fraud in Your Organization - by Paul Feltman


Bergman Walls & Associates

Staffing: Operational Strategies for New Reduced Levels of Available Staff - by Craig Pendleton

Tutor Perini Building Corp

Doug Hyde Studios

Understanding Employee Engagement - by Thomas Dullien

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

In the Spotlight: Agua Caliente Casinos Introduce New Unified Brand and Unveil New Amenities

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Food & Beverage: Listening to Consumer Data Increases Success of Non-Gaming Amenities - by Joshua Pyle

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Virtual Reality: Ready Casino Player One - by Michael A. Perhaes


Marketing: Quantifying Your Digital Marketing and Social Media Spend - by Anthony "Bert" Bertino

American Indian College Fund

Global Audience Attends GLI’s 19th Annual North American Regulators Roundtable

Red Cross

Anniversary: The Show at Agua Caliente Rancho Mirage Celebrates 10 Years of Entertainment

Peace Corps

NIGA 2019: Spotlight on New Products and Services
BlueBird, CPAs; CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen); COST of Wisconsin; Cuningham Group Architecture; DreamCatcher Hotels; FABICash; Gaming Laboratories International (GLI); Gary Platt; Gasser Chair Company; HBG Design; JCM Global; KlasRobinson Q.E.D.; Playport Gaming; Rymax; SCA Gaming; TBE Architects; TribalHub; Tutor Perini Building; UltraViolet Devices; Veridocs; VizExplorer; Wipfli / Joseph Eve

Doug Hyde Studios

New Games Rollout at NIGA 2019

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort Hosts Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Maple Brewing



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Book Review

Calendar of Events


In Memoriam

In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index