On the Inside

March 2017, Volume 27 No. 3

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Horse Study" on the March 2017 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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Inside This Issue

Aristocrat (inside front cover)

DreamCatcher Hotels (inside back cover)

Scientific Games (back cover)




Table of Contents


Merkur Gaming Americas


Tribal Leadership: Up Close with Ernie Stevens Jr., Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association

Novomatic Americas

Banyan Gaming

Tribes Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Victory for Indian Country

Cyber Spy vs. Spy: Who is Winning at the Casino? - by Jack Hakim

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

HBG Design

Leadership: Buliding a Culture of Service Excellence Takes Brain Power - by Thomas Dullien

Gary Platt Manufacturing

CNIGA Report: Western Indian Gaming Conference Honors Two Indian Country Icons and Looks Toward Future


Delegation of Tribal Leaders Attend ICE Totally Gaming in London as Tradeshow Breaks 30,000 Attendance Figure to Set New Record

JCM Global

ICE 2017 In a Flash

Rymax Marketing Services

Human Resources: Donating Sick Leave – The Pros and Cons - by Richard McGee

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Internal Audit: Minimum Internal Control Standards – Five of the Most Commonly Noted Class II Exceptions - by George Metkovich

Doug Hyde Studios

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Risk Management: Audits, Inspections and Training - by Dennis J. Kenny

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Case Study: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino – Tribal Casino Focuses on the Future to Draw in New Players, While Giving Existing Players a Revolutionary Experience

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)


NIGA 2017 Preview: Spotlight on New Games & Technologies – AGS, Ainsworth Game Technology, Aristocrat, Aruze Gaming America, Banyan Gaming, Everi, IGT, Konami Gaming, Merkur Gaming Americas, Novomatic Americas, Scientific Games, Video Game Technologies

Red Cross

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Construction of Fire Hub
Restaurant/Food Pantry Moves Forward; Pechanga Resort & Casino Completes Total Makeover of 65 Hotel Guest Room Suites; Gun Lake Tribe and Gun Lake Investments Open First Non-Gaming Business – Noonday Market; Kalispel Tribe Announces Expansion and RV Park at Northern Quest Casino; The Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians Celebrates Opening of New Public Safety Building Located at Black Oak Casino; Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Planning & Infrastructure Building Nearing Completion; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Debuts New Poker Room with Ceremonial Guitar Smash



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Calendar of Events


In Memoriam

In the News

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index