On the Inside

February 2012, Volume 22 No. 2

A special thanks to Bill Rabbit for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Dances With Honor" on the cover of the February 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

IGT (inside front cover)

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects (back cover)

Avigilon (center)

Gaming Laboratories International

Bally Technologies


Development in Native America

Table of Contents

Multimedia Games

WorthGroup Architects

Speak Out: Survival of the Diversified – Why Tribes Must Build a Broad-Based Economy - by Kevin Leecy


NCAI Report: 10th Annual State of Indian Nations - by Jefferson Keel

Business Development in Indian Country: Rick Hill, Chairman, TFA Tribal Board of Advisors

Business Development in Indian Country: Anthony Pico, Chairman, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians

Business Development in Indian Country: Kip Ritchie, COO, Potawatomi Business Development Corporation

Business Development in Indian Country: Daniel Tucker, Chairman, Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on Social Media
Rich Colton, Three Rivers Casino; Mary Ellen Gibson, Pala Casino Spa & Resort; Elizabeth Liemandt, Northern Quest Resort & Casino; Vince Manfredi, Viejas Casino; Ashleigh Munson, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino and Cities of Gold Casino; Al O’Brien, Black Oak Casino; Carter G. Pavey VI, Gun Lake Casino

iGaming North America

Property Review: Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel in Niagara Falls, NY

Doug Hyde Studios

RES 2012

Going Green: Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community – Organics Recycling Facility Builds Positive Intergovernmental Relations

Bally Technologies Celebrates 80 Years of Innovation

World Game Protection Conference

World Game Protection Conference: Focused on Education and Bringing People Together

Security & Surveillance: Keeping the Casino Environment Safe and Secure
Douglas Florence, Avigilon; Hardy Mehl, Basler AG; Dave Herrington, Honeywell; Rob Ledenko, IQinVision; Martin D. Drew, iView Systems; Robert Kramer, Panasonic Security Systems; Herve Fages, Pelco by Schneider Electric

We Were There... At An Khe, Dak To, Khe Sanh, Ia Drang Valley, Hamburger Hill, Hill 55 and Every War Since the Revolution - by Stephen Bowers

Foxwoods Resort Casino Celebrates 20th Anniversary in a BIG Way

Case Study: InvoTech’s Uniform Tracking System Helps Safeguard Sycuan Casino’s Expansive Uniform Inventory

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Smithsonian NMAI

American Indian Veterans Memorial Initiative

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Hold Topping Off Ceremony for FireKeepers Hotel; Leading Gaming Architect Hnedak Bobo Group Creating Designs for New Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino; The New Northern Edge Navajo Casino Officially Opens; Potawatomi to Build $150 Million Hotel in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley; Potawatomi Business Development Corporation Unveils Plans for New, Multi-Tenant Wholesale Data Center; Foxwoods Resort Casino Welcomes Second Dunkin’ Donuts Location; Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and Sault Tribe Chairman Joe Eitrem Announce $245 Million Downtown Lansing Casino



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

Book Review

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


From the White House

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index