On the Inside

December 2015, Volume 25 No. 12

A special thanks to Doug Hyde for allowing us to feature his sculpture, "Chief Joseph" on the December 2015 cover. Doug is of Nez Perce, Assiniboine and Chippewa descent. He resides in Prescott, Arizona and can be reached by calling (928) 776-1485 or email dhydesculpturestudio@cableone.net.

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Inside This Issue

Ainsworth (inside front cover)

Wells Fargo Bank (inside back cover)

Aristocrat (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International

Doug Hyde Studios

Konami Gaming


Table of Contents


Indian Gaming Magazine

JCM Global

Speak Out: A Successful 2015 Sets the Table for the Coming Year - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.


Skill-Based Games Are Coming to Nevada – Could Indian Casinos Be Next? - by Erin Elliott

Leadership: Love Them and Lead Them! - by Jill Morgenthaler

DreamCatcher Hotels

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on 2016 and Beyond
Dike Bacon, Hnedak Bobo Group; Steve Cadue, Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas; Beth Deighan, Casino Careers and Gaming Hospitality Executive Placement; Christie Eickelman, Gaming Laboratories International; Grant Eve, Joseph Eve; Joe Feldkamp, Vantiv Entertainment Solutions; Gabriel S. Galanda, Galanda Broadman; John Hinton, Bergman, Walls & Associates; Kell Houston, Houston Productions; Knute Knudson, IGT; Sheila Morago, Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association; Michael E. Newell, Nova Technologies LLC; Matt Reback, Konami Gaming; Linda J. Roe, TBE Architects; Ernest L. Stevens, Jr., National Indian Gaming Association; Daniel J. Tucker, California Nations Indian Gaming Association; Joseph Valandra, Great Luck



Golf Course Development: Designing to a Tee - by Cameron MacKellar

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

10 Ways to Improve Your Social Media Presence - by Tina Beal

Accounting: Understanding Slot Machine Math Basics - by Sheryl L. Ashley

Security: Active Shooter - by Dan Largent

World Game Protection

Valley Fire: Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians Step Up to Help Community in Time of Crisis

Tribal Leaders Gather in Nation's Capital for Seventh White House Tribal Nations Conference

White House Tribal Nations Conference – In Their Own Words

White House Tribal Nations Conference - In a Flash

Risk Management: Safety Training a Challenge - by Dennis Kenny

Western Indian Gaming Conference (CNIGA)

Communication: How to Increase Employee Productivity 300% - by Brad Worthley

Organizational Alignment: Tribal Communities and Enterprises with Common Goals - by Don Zillioux

Anniversary: Snoqualmie Casino Celebrates "Lucky" 7th Anniversary

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Doug Hyde Studios

Indian Gaming Buyer's Guide & Directory

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Opens to the General Public; Wind Creek Montgomery $65 Million Expansion Opens; Angel of the Winds Opens First Tribal Brewery in Washington State



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Calendar of Events


In the News

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index