On the Inside

August 2016, Volume 26 No. 8

A special thanks to Buffalo Gouge for allowing us to feature his artwork, "See What You Will" on the cover of the August issue. Buffalo is of Creek and Cherokee ancestry and lives in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. For more information about his work, call (918) 772-5082 or email bgouge74@gmail.com.

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Inside This Issue

DreamCatcher Hotels (inside front cover)

Konami (back cover)




Table of Contents


Scientific Games

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

Casino Careers

Speak Out: From the Beginning to Today - by Chief Boyd

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

Indian Gaming Report: The Path to Continued Growth in Tribal Communities - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

NIGC Report: Partnerships and Pathways – Latest Numbers Reflect Health of Indian Gaming Industry - by Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Legal Front: RSTF Revenue Sharing Offsets in New California Compacts - by Sam Cohen

Doug Hyde Sculpture

Economy: Employment Continues Long Healing Process From Job Losses in the Great Recession - by John Patrick Bray

American Indian College Fund

Economic Development & Diversification: Tribally-Owned Non-Gaming Hotels – 2016 - by Matthew S. Robinson

Indian Gaming Magazine

Tribal Gaming Protection Network (TGPN) - by Andrew Hofstetter

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Proactive vs. Reactive Leadership - by Brad Worthley

Lets Move in Indian Country

Training: Let’s Keep Things Positive - by Dennis J. Kenny

Peace Corps

Architecture & Design in Indian Country
Desert Diamond West Valley Casino - Tohono O’odham Nation / Project: New Casino Design - Hnedak Bobo Group (HBG); Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino & Hotel - Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians / Project: New Casino and Hotel - Cuningham Group Architecture; San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino - San Manuel Band of Mission Indians / Project: Casino Expansion -TBE Architects; Treasure Island Resort & Casino - Prairie Island Mdewakanton Community / Project: The Lagoon Water Park and Wave Spa - RSP Architects

Red Cross

2016 Design/Build Directory


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Ak-Chin Indian Community Breaks Ground on First Phase of Multi-Million Dollar Expansion at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino; Chumash Casino Resort Hosts Grand Opening Gala; Casino Del Sol Unveils Newly Renovated Zeboz Bar; Four Winds New Buffalo Upgrades Hotel Suites, Opens New Outdoor Pool and Pool Bar; Cholla Course at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club Undergoes Renovation; Treasure Island Resort & Casino Breaks Ground on $86 Million Project; Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation Announces New Bingo Facility and Slot Floor Expansion; The Western Door Reopens at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino After Stunning $5 Million Renovation; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Celebrates Opening of the Newly Expanded Four Winds Dowagiac; Harrah’s Cherokee Breaks Ground on New Bowling Entertainment Center Complex; Morongo Opens New Credit Union Offices; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians Completes First Phase of Tribal Village in Hartford



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