On the Inside

March 2013, Volume 23 No. 3

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Dancing Traditional" on the cover of the March 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

Konami (inside front cover)

O-Craps! (center spread)

Bally Technologies (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International

Klas Robinson Q.E.D.


Table of Contents

Multimedia Games

JCM Global


Northern Quest Resort & Casino


Speak Out: Welcome to Indian Gaming 2013 - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Hnedak Bobo Group

Shuffle Entertainment

NIGC Reflects on Agency's Regulatory History - by Tracie Stevens

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects


AIGA Report: New Study Positions Tribal Gaming in Arizona as Key Sector of Arizona Economy - by Valerie Spicer

Bingo Nation

Operations: Take a Second Look at the Budget - by Jamie Hummingbird

iView Systems

Rincon Band Signs Historic Secretarial Proceedings Limiting California Powers Over Gaming Compacts


Rymax Marketing Services

Union Bank

Billy Mills: Self-Determination and Empowerment - by Steve Cadue

Williams Interactive

Traversing the Slopes of Compliance: Class II MICS - by Sheryl L. Ashley


Internet Gaming: New Media Brings Opportunity and ROI - by Mickey Lucas

Aruze Gaming

Casino Careers

California Adopts a New Limited Liability Act: Unintentionally Permits the Registration of Tribally Charted LLCs as of January 1, 2014 - by Sam Cohen

Giesecke & Devrient

Eating Establishments at Indian Casinos - by Matthew S. Robinson

NIGA Preview: Spotlight on Game Technology
Ainsworth Game Technology; Aristocrat; Bally Technologies; Bingo Nation; Cadillac Jack; IGT; Incredible Technologies; Innovate! Technologies Group; Konami Gaming; Multimedia Games; Video Gaming Technologies; WMS


Cadillac Jack

New Products & Services Rollout
Brill Hygienic Products; Casino Careers; Cleo Design; Cuningham Group Architecture; FutureLogic; Hnedak Bobo Group; iView Systems; Johnny Rockets; Joseph Eve; MEI; Micro Gaming Technologies; MLP Seating; NEWave; Quixant USA; The Rainmaker Group; Resort Advantage; RPM Advertising; RSP Architects; Rymax Marketing Services; TribalNet; Wells Fargo

Brill Hygienic Products

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on the Guest Experience
Steve Degraffenreid, Grand Casino and Resort; Bryan deLugo, Red Hawk Casino; Mike Fisher, Chinook Winds Casino Resort; Frizzell Frizzell Jr., Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino and Casino Apache Travel Center; Conrad Granito, Coushatta Casino Resort; Sheila Howe, Sycuan Casino; Chuck Kilroy, Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino; Robin Miller, Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel; Ron Patel, Black Oak Casino; Bill Peters, Chumash Casino Resort; Rich Purser, Suquamish Clearwater Casino; Paul Ryan, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino; Gus Tsivikis, Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel

Going Green: Investing in Environmental Leadership and Energy Independence - by John Clancy

Property Review: Coushatta Casino in Kinder, LA

How to Use ‘Emotional Intelligence’ and ‘Mirror Neurons’ Towards a Positive Guest Experience - by Thomas Dullien

Doug Hyde Studios

RES 2013

Planning for Technology Implementation: Selecting the Right Solutions for Your Tribal Gaming Property - by Michael Schubach

Tribal Employment: What Are the Fingerprints of Government? - by Richard McGee


Great Plains Indian Gaming Association (GPIGA)

Industry Must Advocate for Responsible Gaming - by Mike Goodrich

Northwest Indian Gaming Expo

Anniversary: NEWave Celebrates 20 Years of Software Leadership

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)


Gaming Market Advisors

Doug Hyde Studios

American Indian College Fund

Let's Move

American Indian Veterans Memorial Initiative

American Red Cross

Smithsonian NMAI

Peace Corps

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: The Hotel at Black Oak Casino Resort Nears Completion; New Vee Quiva Hotel & Casino Scheduled to Open July 2013



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Book Review

Calendar of Events


From the White House

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index