On the Inside

February 2015, Volume 25 No. 1 & 2

The January & February 2015 issues were combined with the 2015 Indian Gaming Buyer's Guide & Directory, a special 164-pg. double issue published in February, 2015. The Buyer's Guide supplier yellow pages are available online. (Casino directory listings are available in print form only.)

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "His Favorite Red Pony" on the cover. 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


Slot-Tickets (inside back cover)

Multimedia Games (back cover)


Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

Gaming Laboratories International



Table of Contents

World Game Protection Conference



Multimedia Games

Speak Out: California Tribes Need to Embrace Online Gaming Technology - by Lynn Valbuena


NIGA Report: Moving Indian Country Forward - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

White House Tribal Nations Annual Meeting: Tax Policy & Tribal Economic Self-Reliance - by W. Ron Allen

Cadillac Jack

The Fight for Desert Rose Bingo Underway: Implications Felt Across Indian Country - by Dave Vialpando


Hnedak Bobo Group

Gasser Chair Company

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on Economic Development
Governor Bill Anoatubby, Chickasaw Nation; Chairman Vincent Armenta, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians; Chief Gary Batton, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; Chairman Clifford M. LaChappa, Barona Band of Mission Indians; Chairman Kevin Leecy, Bois Forte Band of Chippewa; Chairman Dale. A Miller, Elk Valley Rancheria; Chairperson Liana Onnen, Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation; Chairwoman Delores Pigsley, Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians; George Rivera, President, Pueblo of Pojoaque Business Boards


iView Systems

Tribal Sovereignty: Politics and Promises in Indian Country - by Joseph Valandra

Global Market Advisors

Social and Economic Changes on Tribal Lands in California: An Examination of Twenty Years of Indian Gaming - by Katherine Spilde


Case Study: Mille Lacs Corporate Fentures' Journey to Economic Diversification

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

iGaming North America

Communication: Retaining Staff Through Authentic Appreciation - by Paul White

In Memoriam: Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation Mourns the Passing of Tribal Leader Gary M. Mitchell; Rochanne Hackett Impacted People’s Lives, Tribal Communities and the Entire Indian Gaming Industry - by Lisa Jelliffe

2015 Indian Gaming Buyer's Guide & Directory Yellow Pages

Doug Hyde Studios

Coushatta Casino Celebrates 20th Anniversary

American Indian College Fund

Western Indian Gaming Conference

National Indian Gaming Association

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

National RES 2015

Great Plains Indian Gaming Association

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Golden Moon Hotel & Casino Opens as Part of $70 Million Renovation at Pearl River Resort; Thunder Valley Casino Resort Announces the Grand Opening of Illusions; Phase II of Clearwater Casino Resort’s Five Year Expansion to Open in June; Cherokee Nation Opens New $5 Million Substance Abuse Treatment Center



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Calendar of Events


In the News

Internet Gaming

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index