On the Inside

July 2016, Volume 26 No. 7

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Fancy Dancer" 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

GLI (inside front cover)

Wells Fargo Bank (inside back cover)

IGT (back cover)


Global Gaming Expo (G2E)


Table of Contents

Scientific Games

VGT - An Aristocrat Company


Speak Out: OIGA Conference Heads for Tulsa – Celebrating the Proud Tradition of Indian Gaming in Oklahoma - by Brian Foster



Communication: Working Together We Can Make a Change - by Kevin Leecy

Opinion: Indian Self-Determination and the Presidential Election - by Steve Cadue

Gary Platt

NIGA Celebrates Grand Opening of the Stanley R. Crooks Tribal Leaders Conference Center

Hnedak Bobo Group

Conservation: Ancestral Lands Return to Osage People

TBE Architects

Policy & Politics: Economic Development in Indian Country - by Joe Valandra

DreamCatcher Hotels

Property Review: Indigo Sky Casino - Wyandotte, OK

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Finance: Strengthening Tribal Independence Through Energy Development - by William "Mike" Lettig


Poker: WinStar World Casino and Resort Embraces Diversity

Property Development: Spas at Indian Casinos - 2016 - by Matthew S. Robinson

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel: A Commitment to the Team

The Millennial Myth: Separating Fact From Fiction - by Roberto Coppola

Indian Gaming Magazine

Leadership: Strategic Plans That Actually Work - by Brad Worthley

Case Study: Business Process Management Bet Pays Off for Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Casinos

Lets Move in Indian Country

Self-Management: Changing Our Perception of Change - by Thomas Dullien

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Security: Lone Wolf Terrorism - by Dan Largent

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

Legal Front: FLSA and Employee Concerns About Impending Changes in Pay - by Richard McGee

Peace Corps

Elements of a Successful Entertainment Program - by Terry Parrett

Creating an Audio Experience that Meets Guest Expectations - by Dan Digre

Red Cross

Placing Bets on Full-Coverage Video Surveillance - by Jumbi Edulbehram

Doug Hyde Sculpture


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Firekeepers Casino Hotel Unveils Drawings for Construction of Signature Taphouse and Restaurant; St. Croix Chippewa Break Ground for New Fourwinds Complex; Social Media, Stellar Cocktails Blend at Morongo’s New MEBar; Four Winds New Buffalo Set to Open New Outdoor Pool and Pool Bar



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Calendar of Events


In Memoriam

In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index