On the Inside

October 2011, Volume 21 No. 10

A special thanks to Allen KnowsHisGun for allowing us to feature "Blue Scout, Crow Warrior" on the cover of the October issue of Indian Gaming. Allen is a Crow Indian fine artisan living in Billings, Montana. He can be reached by calling (406) 281-2943 or email allenknowshisgun@hotmail.com. To view more of Allen's work, visit www.knowsgunartgallery.us

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Bally Technologies (inside front cover)

IGT (center spread)

WMS (back cover)

Hnedak Bobo Group

Aristocrat Technologies

Casino Careers

Gaming Laboratories International

Table of Contents

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Cadillac Jack


Konami Gaming

Giesecke & Devrient

Welcome to G2E: A New Venue and Makeover for G2E 2011 - by Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.

American Gaming Systems (AGS)

Speak Out: Indian Gaming Plays a Prominent Role During G2E - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Multimedia Games

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on the Benefits of Indian Gaming
Elizabeth Kipp, Tribal Chairperson, Big Sandy Rancheria Band of Western Mono Indians; Robert Martin, Tribal Chairman, Morongo Band of Mission Indians; Kevin Sickey, Tribal Chairman, Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Ainsworth Game Technology


Tribal Sovereignty: Why Treaties Should Matter to Everyone - by Kevin Leecy

World Game Protection


Regulation: The Changing Landscape of Gaming - by Jamie Hummingbird

Joseph Eve

Internet Gaming Legalization: The Pressure is On - by Knute Knudson

Airistar Technologies

DreamCatcher Hotels

Legal Front: Who Will Defend the 1999 Compacts After the Decision of the Ninth Circuit in Rincon? - by Sam Cohen


Ask the Experts: Spotlight on New Games and Technologies
Dean Auger, Fortune Bay Resort Casino; Terrance Mitch Bailey, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino; Tim Barker, Snoqualmie Casino; Sean Brunette, Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg; Dennis Cavanagh, Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment; David P. Chavez, Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona; Mike Crenshaw, Pala Casino Spa & Resort; Warren Davidson, Coushatta Casino Resort; Don Koller, Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison; Ralph Margolis, Mystic Lake Casino; John McGinnis, Bear River Casino; Robert Moritz, Downstream Casino Resort; Robert Padilla, Fort McDowell Casino; Skyelar Perkins, Choctaw Casino & Resort; Randy Reedy, Valley View Casino & Hotel; Aaron Sadler, Riverwind Casino; John Sebastian, Harrah’s Rincon Casino and Resort; Elvis Sutton, Grand Casino Hinckley; Steven Whitaker, Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel; Donovan York, Santa Claran Hotel & Casino

Media Logic

Doug Hyde Studios

Economic Impact: Rincon Band Added $253.4 Million and 2,100 Jobs to the San Diego Economy in 2010

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Information Technology: What is the Cloud and How Can It Benefit Gaming Operations? - by Joseph Eve

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

American Indian College Fund

Economic Development: Seneca Gaming Corporation Building Legacy of Success

Case Study: Customer Feedback Helps Shape Sycuan’s $27 Million Renovation

Case Study: Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel Transforms Forecasting Data into Expansion and Profit

Training: Employee Buy-In for a Guest Service Vision - by Thomas Dullien

Marketing: How to Increase Gaming Revenue in an Economic Downturn - by Andrew Klebanow

Emergency Preparedness: Seven Fire Safety Tips for Casinos - by Todd McKeown

Safety Professionals: Back to Basics - by Dennis J. Kenny

Gaming Market Advisors

Customer Service: The Valet’s Role in the Guest Experience - by Rick Quandt

Buss Productions

Entertainment: Cherokee Nation Debuts the Cherokee Rock Band!

Legislation: Quileute Tribe Tsunami Bill to Relocate Village on Washington Coast Goes Before House Subcommittee (HR 1162)

Is Your Entertainment Evolving With the Times? - by Kell Houston

Meeting Facilities in Indian Country
Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa, Rancho Mirage, CA; Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, Santa Fe, NM; Hotel Corque, Solvang, CA; Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino, Mescalero, NM; Jackpot Junction Casino Hotel, Morton, MN; Little River Casino Resort, Manistee, MI; Quechan Casino Resort, Winterhaven, CA; Sandia Resort & Casino, Albuquerque, NM

G2E New Games Rollout - Part II

Smithsonian NMAI

American Red Cross

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Who’s Who: Ken Rhyne – Multitalented Blues Recording Artist - by AJ Naff

Openings & ExpansionsThe Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Continue to Make Construction Progress on Expansion Plans for FireKeepers Resort; Salish Cliffs Golf Club in Shelton, WA Unveils Course During Grand Opening Weekend; Ho-Chunk Gaming – Wisconsin Dells Opens New Luxury RV Park



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

Film Review

New Games

Product Spotlight


From the White House

Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index