On the Inside

April 2015, Volume 25 No. 4

A special thanks to John Balloue for allowing us to feature his artwork "Thanking The Great Spirit" on the cover of the April issue of Indian Gaming. John is a member of the Western Band of Oklahoma Cherokee and resides in Hayward, California. He can be reached by calling (510) 538-4003 or email john@johnballoue.com. To view more of John's work, visit www.johnballoue.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Novomatic Americas (inside front cover)

AMERIND Risk (center)

eQube Gaming (inside back cover)

Konami Gaming (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International

Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

Multimedia Games

Doug Hyde Sculpture



Table of Contents


Scientific Games

Casino Careers

Cadillac Jack

Vantiv Gaming Solutions


Speak Out: Legislative Issues Impacting Indian Gaming in 2015 - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Hnedak Bobo Group

Rymax Marketing Services

Indian Destiny vs. Carcieri - by Steve Cadue

Wells Fargo Bank

Opinion: Substantial Deference for Tribal Gaming Commission Classification Decisions - by Joe Valandra

NIGC Report: Springing Forward to Increase Efficiency Through the Use of Pay.gov

Scientific Games

Team Members: Training and Communication - by Frank Neborsky

iView Systems

Game Account Network

Property Development: Hotels at Indian Casinos - 2015 - by Matthew S. Robinson


Gasser Chair

Case Study: Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino in Buffalo, NY - Designed by Hnedak Bobo Group

Gisiecke & Devrient

Global Market Advisors

iPoker in California: Never Say Never - by Stephen Hart

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Proposed Changes in Reporting Gaming Winnings - by Joshua Peukert

Fort Randall Casino's Employee Incentive Program Reduces No Call/No Show Employees - by Joseph P. Marinan

Maximizing the Potential and Results of Food and Beverage Operations - by Craig Pendleton

Distributed Leadership: Creating a Dynamic Environment - by Thomas Dullien

iGaming North America

Legal Front: Actively Minimizing Liability Claims in the Workplace - by Richard McGee

Economics: Critical Trends in the Indian Gaming Industry - by Daniel Holmes

The Basics of Sustainable Leadership - by Evan Mills

Digital Motion Media: The Art of Advertising on Monitors - by Anthony "Bert" Bertino

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Entertainment: Dueling Pianos - by Terry Parrett

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

Seneca Black Elk Mathews Scholarship Tournament

Building a Relationship With Entertainment Ticket Buyers - by Emily Harris

Great Plains Indian Gaming Association (GPIGA)

Veterans Encouraged By Recent Hirings at Pechanga Resort & Casino

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Conference Coverage: GLI's 15th Annual North American Regulators Roundtable Draws Regulators From More Than 50 Jurisdictions

Swing For Seneca 2015

NIGA Preview: Spotlight on New Products & Services
Agilysys, AMERIND Risk, COST of Wisconsin, CPI, Cuningham Group Architecture, DiTRONICS Financial Services, DreamCatcher Hotels, Egghart CPAs, eQube Gaming, FABICash, GameAccount Network, Gasser Chair Company, Giesecke & Devrient, GLI, Hnedak Bobo Group, iView Systems, JCM Global, Joseph Eve, Klas Robinson, Q.E.D., L.E. Nelson Sales, MGT, PENTA Building Group, Prolitec, RSP Architects, Rymax Marketing Services, UltraViolet Devices, Video King, VizExplorer, Wells Fargo

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Peace Corps

Lets Move in Indian Country

Doug Hyde Sculpture

American Indian College Fund

Indian Gaming Magazine

Red Cross


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: The West Valley Resort Hosts Ceremony to Top Off Steelwork; Pala Casino Spa & Resort Starts Construction of $5 Million Renovation



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


In the News

Internet Gaming

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index