On the Inside

June 2016, Volume 26 No. 6

A special thanks to Darlene Gait for her cover artwork, "Detachment." Darlene is a member of the Esquimalt Nation. Her paintings reflect unity between Nations and non-Native people and produce a connection to the strength of history and culture, with different collections created over the past 30 years. Darlene can be reached by calling (360) 376-2494 or email dar04@live.ca. To view more of her work, visit www.onemoon.ca.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Ainsworth (inside front cover)

Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures (center)

NIGA (inside back cover)

AGS (back cover)

Wells Fargo Bank

Table of Contents


Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)


Speak Out: Elections and Transition Planning - by W. Ron Allen

Gary Platt Manufacturing

NIGA Report: Tribes Press for Action in Advance of Elections - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Scientific Games

Executive Q&A: Spotlight on Dan Ingster, Vice President of Slot Operations – Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa


Doug Hyde Studios

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on Guest Service Training
Paula Allen, 7 Cedars Casino; Kathy Anton-Galietti, Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort & Hotel; Karleen Crow, Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort; Brock Hochsprung, Swinomish Casino & Lodge; Shawn McDaniel, Seven Feathers Casino Resort; Evan Mills, Nisqually Red Wind Casino; Nick Pierre, Northern Quest Resort & Casino; Shawna Ridgebear, Spirit Mountain Casino

Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Social Gaming: Enhancing the Customer Experience - by Knute Knudson

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Audit Your Rewards Program - by Doug Parker

Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA)

Property Review: Tulalip Resort Casino – Tulalip, WA

American Indian College Fund

What Motivates and Demotivates Team Members - by Brad Worthley

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

Cybersecurity: The Threat Landscape - by Branden R. Williams

Indian Gaming Magazine

Legal Front: Now is the Time for Employers to Analyze All Positions Classified as Exempt Under the FLSA - by Mary P. Snyder

Lets Move in Indian Country

Communication: Engagement Through Mindfulness - by Thomas Dullien

Peace Corps

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Launches Phase One of Online Casino

Red Cross

Accolades: Kaw Nation Receivees National Award for Visionary Leadership in Gaming; 'Miracle Man' and Family Thank Life-Saving EMTs, Officers at Morongo

Doug Hyde Studios

International: St. Regis Mohawk Tribal Delegation Meets with Cuban Ministry of Public Health Officials; Morongo, Korea Sign Historic Agreement Promoting Jobs and Economic Development


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Opening of Wa She Shu Casino Marks Landmark Tribal Gaming Partnership; Pala Casino Spa & Resort Opens New 10-Acre RV Resort; Spirit Mountain Casino Launches Elaborate Remodel Project; FireKeepers Casino Hotel Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment in Battle Creek Creating Food Resource for the Community



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index