On the Inside

March 2012, Volume 22 No. 3

A special thanks to Robert Whitecrow Orduño for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Hoop Dancer" on the cover of the March issue of Indian Gaming. Robert draws from his rich Gabrieleño/Tongva and Spanish heritage to create his artwork. He can be reached by calling (505) 670-0402 or email robertorduno@earthlink.net.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Bally Technologies

IGT (back cover)

Downstream Casino Resort

Doug Hyde Studios


DreamCatcher Hotels

Gaming Laboratories International

Table of Contents

Cadillac Jack

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Speak Out: Internet Gaming and Tribal Operations - by W. Ron Allen

JCM Global

Business Development in Indian Country: Stanley R. Crooks, Chairman, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

Multimedia Games

Hnedak Bobo Group

NIGA’s Leadership Table: Where It All Began - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.


Ask the Experts: Spotlight on New Technology
Peter Arceo, Talking Stick Resort and Casino Arizona; Ken Billingsley, Indian Head Casino; Stephanie Cooper, Golden Eagle Casino; Steven Drewes, Downstream Casino Resort; Juan Echevarria, Tulalip Resort Casino; Thomas Stewart, Eagle Mountain Casino; Phil Ziegler, Coushatta Casino Resort

Internet Gaming: Preparing for the Future
Aristocrat Technologies – Kelly Shaw, VP of Systems Sales & Marketing North America; Aruze Gaming – Steve Walther, Vice President, Marketing; Bally Technologies – Michael Daly, Senior Director, Interactive; IGT – Knute Knudson, VP of Global Business Development; WMS – Richard T. Schwartz, Vice President Online Gaming

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Buss Productions

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Property Review: Casino Del Sol Resort, Spa & Conference

American Indian College Fund

The State of Indian Gaming Surveillance Today: Operational Considerations for Transition to HD Surveillance - by Douglas Florence, Sr.

Grievance Hearing Procedures: Reading the Script - by Richard McGee

Streamlining Operations with Automated Inventory and Procurement - by Tina Stehle

Case Study: The Interactive Player’s Club Experience at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is a Casino Industry First

Education: Gila River Indian Community Invests in Developing the Talents of Community Members and Leaders

American Indian Veteran's Memorial Initiative


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Celebrate Grand Opening of Indian Head Casino; Mohawk Tribe Secures Financing for Casino Expansion; The New Grand Hotel is on the Rise – Going Up!; The Pascua Yaqui Tribe Breaks Ground on Tucson’s Newest Golf Course; Thunder Valley Casino Resort Announces the New “Red Lantern” Asian Restaurant; Wildhorse Celebrates Completion of Final Phase of Expansion and Cineplex Opening; Foxwoods Resort Casino Unveils Plans for Shopping Outlet; Iconic Texas Venue Gilley’s Coming to Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Oklahoma; Grand Opening Celebration Held for the All-New Seminole Casino Coconut Creek; Ground-Breaking Ceremony Scheduled for the New Pawnee Nation Law Enforcement Center; Jackson Rancheria Holds Dedication for Margaret Dalton Children’s Center; Cherokee Heritage Center Progresses on New Outdoor Living Exhibit Portraying Cherokee Life in 1710



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