On the Inside

August 2013, Volume 23 No. 8

A special thanks to Michael Chas Williams for allowing us to feature his artwork "Gathering of Elders – Saginaw Grant" on the cover of the August issue of Indian Gaming. Michael is a member of the Wichita Tribe of Anadarko Oklahoma, and resides in Long Beach, CA. He can be reached by calling (949) 279-3815 or email tedetskasademcw@netzero.net. To view more of his work, visit www.michaelchaswilliams.smugmug.com.

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Inside This Issue

Gaming Laboratories International

Bally Technologies

Konami Gaming

Joseph Eve


Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Multimedia Games

Table of Contents

Wells Fargo Bank

Video Gaming Technologies (VGT)

JCM Global

Speak Out: Oklahoma's Growing and Maturing Market - by Brian Foster

Ortiz Gaming

NIGA Report: 2013 NIGA Summer Legislative Summit Wrap Up - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Hnedak Bobo Group

Union Bank

NIGC Report: Sequestration Impacts on the National Indian Gaming Commission / NIGC Reports 2012 Indian Gaming Revenues Increased by 2.7 Percent - by Tracie Stevens

Cadillac Jack


Regulation: The Challenges of Regulating Internet Gaming - by Jamie Hummingbird


Sovereign Rights: Class II Gaming Underscores Tribal Sovereignty - by Gerald L. Danforth

Rymax Marketing Services

Opinion: The Internet – Class II and the Future - by Joe Valandra

Concert Entertainment Rider Basics - by Bob Galombeck

Native American Contractors Association

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on Marketing & Player Development
Jennifer Johnson, Director of Player Development, Northern Quest Resort & Casino – Spokane, WA; Al O’Brien, Marketing and Entertainment Manager, Black Oak Casino Resort – Tuolumne, CA; Eric Smileuske, Marketing Director, Chinook Winds Resort – Lincoln City, OR; Phil Ziegler, Marketing Director, Coushatta Casino Resort – Kinder, LA

Property Review: FireKeepers Casino Hotel in Battle Creek, MI

Konami Gaming

Executive Profile: Spotlight on Greg Hnedak, CEO of DreamCatcher Hotels

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Executive Profile: Spotlight on Danny Ibanez, Assistant Superintendent for Journey Golf Course at Pechanga

Indian Country Mourns the Profound Loss of Five Tribal Leaders
Tribal President of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Clinton M. Pattea; Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Chairman – Earl J. Barbry, Sr.; Former Chief Executive of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe – Marge Anderson; Former President of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe – Charles C. Colombe; Former Chairman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa – William J. Houle

Doug Hyde Studios

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Let's Move in Indian Country

American Indian College Fund

Gaming Market Advisors

American Indian Veterans Memorial Initiative

Red Cross

Peace Corps

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Isleta Resort & Casino Returns to Pueblo Roots and Officially Opens to the Public; Pechanga Resort & Casino Opens Doors to State-of-the-Art Bingo Facility; Seneca Niagara Casino Prepares for Next Decade of Success with $26 Million Transformation of Main Casino Floor and Upgrade of Air Quality



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


Internet Gaming

In the News

Legal Updates

White House

Community Outreach

Index of Advertisers