On the Inside

July 2018, Volume 28 No. 7

A special thanks to D.G. Smalling (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma) for allowing us to feature "The Fierce Friesian" on the cover of the July 2018 issue. He is an international contemporary artist with work from paintings to sculptures. For more information about D.G. Smalling or to inquire about his work, call (918) 346-4196 or email dgsmalling@protonmail.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

IGT (inside front cover)

VizExplorer (center)

Wells Fargo Bank (inside back cover)

AGS (back cover)


Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)


Table of Contents


Merkur Gaming

Speak Out: OIGA Conference and Trade Show Continues to Evolve and Grow - by David J. Qualls


Scientific Games

Indian Gaming Report: The Critical Importance of Class II Gaming - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Gaming Arts

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on Oklahoma
Bill Anoatubby, Governor, Chickasaw Nation; Bill John Baker, Principal Chief, Cherokee Nation; John L. Berrey, Chairman, Quapaw Tribe; Edwina Butler-Wolfe, Governor, Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma; James R. Floyd, Principal Chief, Muscogee (Creek) Nation; Billy Friend, Chief, Wyandotte Nation; Ryan K. Morrow, Mekko, Thlopthlocco Tribal Town; Terri Parton, President, Wichita and Affiliated Tribes; Glenna J. Wallace, Chief, Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma

JCM Global


An Introduction to Sports Betting Operations - by Andrew Klebanow

Gary Platt Manufacturing

HBG Design

Construction: What Every Owner, Operator and Developer Needs to Know about their Structural System - by Shaun Walters

Gasser Chair

Loss Prevention: Table Games Protection - by Zachary Muncrief


Remembrance: Morongo Hosts Firefighter During 360-mile Run to Arizona in Honor of Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots

Doug Hyde Studios

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

NIGC Report: 2017 Indian Gaming Revenues Increase 3.9% to $32.4 Billion

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Grant Award: HUD Senior Official Joseph P. Galvan Announces Significant Funding for Pokagon Citizen Housing

American Indian College Fund

Peace Corps

Monument: Design Selected for Smithsonian’s National Native American Veterans Memorial

Red Cross

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Fort McDowell Casino Breaks Ground on Multi-Million Dollar New Casino; Osage Casinos Announces Details, Rendering of Resort-Level Pool and Amenities; Harrah’s Cherokee, Tribal Leaders Break Ground on 30-Month Expansion Project; Pala Opens New Smoke-Free Casino, Marquise Bar, Expanded Luis Rey’s Restaurant; Tulalip Resort Casino Unveils Newest Dining Venue – Tula Bene Pastaria + Chophouse; Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood Celebrates $1.5 Billion Expansion with Topping Out Ceremony; Construction Underway at Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino; Eastern Band of Cherokee Breaks Ground on New Solar Project; Gaming Arts Celebrates Groundbreaking of Las Vegas Innovation Campus



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