On the Inside

July 2019, Volume 29 No. 7

A special thanks to Enoch Kelly Haney for allowing us to feature his artwork "Keepers of the Tradition" on the cover of the July 2019 Issue of Indian Gaming. A former State Senator in the Oklahoma Legislature, Haney also served as Principal Chief of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma for many years. His artwork currently focuses primarily in small and monumental scale commission-based sculptures. He can be reached by calling (405) 627-0122 or email enochkellyhaney@gmail.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

AGS (inside front cover)

VGT - An Aristocrat Company (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

JCM Global

Scientific Games



Table of Contents

Merkur Gaming

Tutor Perini

HBG Design

Gasser Chair Company

Gary Platt Manufacturingy


Speak Out: Celebrating 25 Years of the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association's Conference & Trade Show - by Sheila Morago

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on Gaming and Economic Development
Robert Miguel, Chairman, Ak-Chin Indian Community; Jamie Stuck, Tribal Council Chairperson, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi; Robert Valencia, Chairman, Pascua Yaqui Tribe

Casino Careers

Property Development: Gas Stations and Convenience Stores in Indian Country - by Matthew S. Robinson

Understanding Game Speed Metrics for Optimal Slot Floor Performance - by Jordan Whitten

Then & Now: The Evolution of Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel

Doug Hyde Studios

Workplace Safety: Answering the Most Frequently Asked Questions About Fire Safety - by Jeanette Showalter

Anniversary: Paragon Casino Resort Celebrates 25 Years of Success in Avoyelles Parish

NWIG in a Flash: Spotlight on the Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Cybersecurity: Aftermath of a Hacking - by Andrew Cardno

Property Development: Building a Quality Hotel Experience - by Andrew Klebanow

Legal Front: Social Media Policies in the Workplace - by Richard McGee

AGS’ Fourth Annual GameON Customer Summit Attracts Record Number of Attendees to WinStar World Casino & Resort

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Green Initiative: Chumash Casino Resort Earns TRUE Zero Waste Award, Launches NASFA to Share Insights with Indian Country

Safety: After Losing Mother/Daughter Employees on Dangerous Highway, Snoqualmie Casino Launches Free Shuttle

Librarian of Congress Names Joy Harjo the Nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: 7 Clans Casino Hotel & Waterpark Opens Newly Renovated Waterpark to the Public; The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi and FireKeepers Leadership Break Ground on Second Hotel Tower at FireKeepers Casino; Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians Celebrates Purchase of Teleli Golf Club; Northern Quest RV Resort Opens to the Public; Morongo Embraces Two New Elevated Dining Experiences; San Manuel Opens One-of-a-Kind High Limit Gaming Experience



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Calendar of Events


In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index