On the Inside

May 2016, Volume 26 No. 5

A special thanks to Robert Whitecrow Orduño for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Rainbow Warriors III" on the cover of the May issue of Indian Gaming. Robert draws from his rich Gabrieleño/Tongva and Spanish heritage to create his artwork. He can be reached by calling (505) 670-0402 or email robert.orduno.123@gmail.com. To view more of his artwork, visit robertorduno.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Novomatic Americas (inside front cover)

Everi (center)

Casino Careers (inside back cover)

AMERIND Risk (back cover)


KlasRobinson Q.E.D.



Table of Contents



Speak Out: Fight for the Native Vote – Positive Outcomes for Indian Country - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

California Moves Towards Legalized Online Poker

Scientific Games

Regulation of the Internet: Which Sovereign Government Has the Last Word? - by Joe Valandra


Architecture in Indian Country: Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Glendale, AZ – HBG - Hnedak Bobo Group; Harrah’s Ak Chin Resort in Maricopa, AZ - TBE Architects

Gary Platt Manufacturing

Spotlight on Kanella Glover: Casino Cultutral Development Consultant – Barona Resort & Casino

American Indian College Fund

Technology: 2016 Focus on Systems – Aristocrat, IGT, Konami Gaming, Scientific Games

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

Social Media: What’s New, Old and Still in Existence - by Wade Humphreys

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures

Making the Connection: Communication and Training Programs in Gaming - by Debra Chase

Doug Hyde Studios

Legal Front: Clearly Defined Job Descriptions Provide Clarity for Tribal Gaming Enterprises and Employees - by Richard McGee

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Turning Managers Into Leaders - by Brad Worthley

Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA)

Muckleshoot Casino Sets New Official Guinness World Records™ Achievement for Largest Slot Tournament

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Grey Snow Eagle House Provides Sanctuary and Healing to Injured Eagles of Oklahoma

Indian Gaming Magazine

Peace Corps


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Enterprise Rancheria Holds Long-Awaited Casino Groundbreaking Ceremony; Gun Lake Casino’s $76 Million Expansion Will Nearly Double Size and Offer Premiere Dining and Regional Live Entertainment; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians to Expand Four Winds Dowagiac; FireKeepers Reopens Popular Café 24/7 After Complete Transformation



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Calendar of Events

In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index