On the Inside

December 2017, Volume 27 No. 12

A special thanks to JoAnne Bird for allowing us to feature her artwork "Following the River" on the December 2017 cover. JoAnne (Santee Sioux) is an enrolled member of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate. She can be reached by calling (605) 693-3193 or email bird@itctel.com. To view more of her works, visit www.joannebird.com.

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Inside This Issue

IGT (inside front cover)

Doug Hyde Studios (inside back cover)

AGS (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International


Eclipse Gaming Systems

Table of Contents


Digital Gaming Corp

Scientific Games

Speak Out: Proposed Changes to Indian Land Policy Add Bureaucracy Instead of Working Towards Prosperity - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Merkur Gaming

Wells Fargo Bank

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on 2018 and Beyond
Dike Bacon, HBG Design; Tracy Burris, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians; Christie Eickelman, Gaming Laboratories International; Grant Eve, Wipfli/Joseph Eve; Christopher Foster, COST of Wisconsin; Gabriel S. Galanda, Galanda Broadman; John Hinton, Bergman, Walls & Associates; Kell Houston, Houston Productions; Jamie Hummingbird, Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission; Knute Knudson, IGT; Michael E. Newell, Consultant; Matt Reback, AGS; Victor Rocha, Pechanga.net; Linda J. Roe, TBE Architects; Ernest L. Stevens, Jr., National Indian Gaming Association

ICE Totally Gaming 2018

Marketing: Building Loyalty Through Aspirational Beliefs - by Michael McNamee

World Game Protection

Economic Development: Meskwaki Nation – The Forward-Thinking Art of Diversification

Western Indian Gaming Conference / CNIGA

Technology: Cyber Security in Indian Gaming - by Andrew Cardno

Indian Gaming Magazine - Happy Holidays

Workplace Safety: Seven Steps to Your OSHA Fire Prevention Plan - by Jeanette Showalter

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Compliance: Planning and Preparing for an Environmental Public and Safety Audit - by Scott Dixon

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

Leadership: Operational Pains May Be Symptoms, Not Problems - by Brad Worthley

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Anniversary: Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Indian Gaming Magazine Buyer's Guide & Directory


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Choctaw Casino & Resort – Grant Celebrates Completion of Major Expansion Project; San Manuel Announces Hotel and Casino Expansion Plans; Pascua Yaqui Tribe to Expand Hospitality Offerings in Tucson; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa Announces New Restaurant Concept; Coushatta Casino Resort Announces Grand Opening of Employee Dining Room After Complete Renovation and Upgrades



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Book Reviews

Calendar of Events


In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index