On the Inside

April 2018, Volume 24 No. 4

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Pawnee" on the April 2018 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

Aristocrat (2 pg spread)

IGT (center spread)

Wells Fargo Bank (inside back cover)

Merkur Gaming (back cover)

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Gaming Laboratories International

Scentific Games


Table of Contents



Speak Out: Three Decades of Making the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act Work for Native Communities - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.


Novomatic Americas Sales

NIGC Report: Sound Regulation Grounded in Respect for Sovereignty and Self-Determination – Lessons from Three Decades of IGRA - by Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri

Konami Gaming

HBG Design

Osage Casinos Provide Economic Diversification Needed to Help Tribe Grow and Thrive

Gary Platt Manufacturing

JCM Global

Technology: Systems and Why They Matter - by Andrew Cardno

Gasser Chair Company

Property Development: Hotels in Indian Country - 2018 - by Matthew S. Robinson

TBE Architects

Entertainment: Increased EDM/DJ Music Trend - by Bob Galombeck

Gaming Arts

Risk Management: Top 10 Ways for a Casino to Keep Insurance Claims Low - by Robert Dahl

DreamCatcher Hotels

The Continuing Evolution of Golf in the U.S. - by Cameron MacKellar

Rymax Marketing Services

Strategic Planning: Why Clear Organizational Goal-Setting Directly Impacts Employee Satisfaction - by Michael Doocey


Modern Revenue Management: The Core Competencies Every Property Needs - by Angie Dobney

Aruze Gaming

Facilities: Indoor Air Quality as an Amenity that Drives Revenue - by Jim Kenney


Dedication: Monumental Oneida Sculpture Enhanced with Light, Sound and Music

Casino Careers

Case Study: Muckleshoot Casino and VRstudios Take Entertainment to a New Level with Virtual Reality Installation

American Indian College Fund

Conference Coverage: Gaming Laboratories International Hosts Global Audience at 18th Annual North American Regulators Roundtable

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

NIGA 2018 Preview: Spotlight on New Products and Services
Agilysys, AMERIND Risk, BlueBird CPAs, COST of Wisconsin, Cuningham Group Architecture, FABICash, Gaming Laboratories International, Gary Platt Manufacturing, Gasser Chair Company, HBG Design, JCM Global, KlasRobinson Q.E.D., Rymax Marketing Services, TBE Architects, UltraViolet Devices, VizExplorer, Wipfli-Joseph Eve

Doug Hyde Studios

New Games Rollout at NIGA - Part II

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Doug Hyde Studios

Red Cross

Peace Corps

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Pechanga Resort Casino Unwraps $300 Million Expansion – Doubles Size of Resort to Become Largest on West Coast; Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians Open Chukchansi Crossing Fuel Station & Travel Center; Morongo Debuts New Sports Lounge at Tukwet Canyon; Thunder Valley Casino Resort Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Grand Opening of New Poker Room; Snoqualmie Casino Unveils Stunning Features on New Mist Bar; Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Opens State of the Art, Full-Service Truck and Travel Stop; Southern Arizona’s AVA Amphitheater Gets Makeover



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events

Book Review


In Memoriam

In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index