On the Inside

May 2017, Volume 27 No. 5

A special thanks to Doug Hyde for allowing us to feature his sculpture, "Southwest Summer Showers" on the May 2017 cover. Doug is of Nez Perce, Assiniboine and Chippewa descent. He resides in Prescott, Arizona and can be reached by calling (928) 776-1485 or email dhydesculpturestudio@cableone.net.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

IGT (inside front cover)

Aristocrat (back cover)

HBG Design

Doug Hyde Studios

Scientific Games


Table of Contents

Merkur Gaming Americas



Planglow USA

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

Up Close: Q&A with Hospitality & Design Experts in Indian Country Dike Bacon, Principal/Partner – HBG Design; Brett Ewing, Principal – Cuningham Group; Chris Foster, VP Sales & Marketing – COST of Wisconsin; John Hinton, Director of Midwest Operations – Bergman, Walls & Associates; Greg Hnedak, Founder – DreamCatcher Hotels; Jim Klas & Matt Robinson – KlasRobinson Q.E.D.; Nick Schoenfeldt, Vice President/Partner – TBE Architects

Technology: Data – The New Water - by Andrew Cardno

Marketing: Gift Programs and Data – A Sure Bet - by Chad Carpenter

Legal Front: Employee Immunity Challenged by Court - by Richard McGee

Casino Careers

Indian Gaming 2017: Game Technology Showcase Andrew Burke, VP of Slot Products and John Hemberger, Sr. VP of Table Products – AGS; Mike Dreitzer, President - North America – Ainsworth Game Technology; Matt Wilson, Managing Dir. of the Americas – Aristocrat and Jay Sevigny, President – VGT – An Aristocrat Company; Michael Maley, Product Specialist – Aruze; Dean Ehrlich, Executive VP – Everi; Knute Knudson, Vice President of Business Development and Tribal Relations – IGT; Steve Walther, Sr. Dir. of Marketing & Product Management – Konami Gaming; David Orrick, Director of Industry Relations – Merkur Gaming; Rick Meitzler, President – Novomatic Americas; Derik Mooberry, Group Chief Executive of Gaming – Scientific Games; Gary Loebig, Consultant – Video King

NIGA in a Flash

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Five Powerful Leadership Communication Tips - by Brad Worthley

Casino Del Sol CEO Kimberly Van Amburg to Prepare Pascua Yaqui Tribal Members to Take on Executive Management Roles

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Anniversary: Nisqually Red Wind Casino Celebrates Its First 20 Years of Business

American Indian College Fund

Recognition: Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Recipient of NAFOA 2017 "Deal of the Year" Award

Washington Indian Gaming Association

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Arizona Indian Gaming Association


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Apache Sky Casino is Newest Building Block for San Carlos Apache Tribe; Gun Lake Casino Unveils New Expansion; St. Croix Tribe Holds Groundbreaking for Link Stop A&W; Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Opens Fire Hub Restaurant and Food Pantry; Isleta Resort & Casino Breaks Ground on $40 Million Renovation; Pechanga Tops Out Massive $285 Million Resort Expansion; Island Resort and Casino Reveals Paradise Bay Gift Shop; Seminole Hard Rock Tampa Debuts Art Deco Inspired Casino Space; Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Begins Pharmacy Expansion



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


In the News

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index