On the Inside

December 2019, Volume 29 No. 12

A special thanks to David Craig for allowing us to feature his artwork "The Journey" on the cover of the December 2019 issue. David is an enrolled Chippewa (Ojibwa) living in Eatonville, WA. He can be reached by calling (253) 985-0059 or email dwcraig1291@gmail.com. To view more of his work, visit www.davidcraigstudio.com.

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Inside This Issue

GLI (inside front cover)

ICE London 2020 (inside back cover)

Scientific Games (back cover)

Merkur Gaming



Table of Contents

Happy Holidays

Executive Q&A: Up Close with Laura Stensgar, CEO of Coeur d'Alene Casino Resort Hotel


Gila River Hotels & Casinos' Unique Mentorship Program Builds Leaders at Every Level

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on 2020 and Beyond
Dike Bacon, Principal/Partner - HBG Design; Tracy Burris, Member of the Chickasaw Nation and Executive Director Muscogee (Creek) Nation Office of Public Gaming; Michael Capen, Director of Client Services - Gaming Laboratories International; Grant Eve, Partner - Wipfli/Joseph Eve; Brett Ewing, Principal - Cuningham Group Architecture; Gabriel S. Galanda, Managing Lawyer - Galanda Broadman; John Hinton, Director of Native American Projects - Bergman, Walls & Associates; Kell Houston, President - Houston Productions; Jim Klas, Founder & Principal - Klas-Robinson Q.E.D.; Knute Knudson, VP of Business Development and Tribal Relations - IGT; Rick Meitzler, President & CEO - Novomatic Americas; Sheila Morago, Executive Director - Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association; Linda Roe, VP Client Development - TBE Architects; Ernest L. Stevens, Jr., Chairman - National Indian Gaming Association; Joe Valandra, Managing Member - VAdvisors; Steve Walther, Senior Director, Product Marketing - Konami Gaming

Doug Hyde Studios

Operations: Lessons from Visiting Over 900 Casinos - by Andrew Klebanow

Western Indian Gaming Conference/CNIGA

The Impact of Indian Gaming on Local Socioeconomic Structure - by Hicham Jaddoud

RES 2020

2020 Budgeting: What Does the Election Year Mean for Tribal Planning? - by Kristi Jackson

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Honoring Veterans: Shoshone-Bannock Casino Hotel Hosts Flag Raising Ceremony

ICE North America 2020

Green Initiative: Biogas Facility Fuels Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison's First Renewable Natural Gas Maintenance Truck

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

American Indian College Fund

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Isleta Resort & Casino Holds Sports Book Grand Opening for the Public; The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Announce Expansion of Four Winds South Bend; Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort Announces Name for Expansion; Gun Lake Casino’s $100 Million Expansion Will Add New Restaurants and Increase Entertainment and Gaming Offerings; $1.5 Billion Guitar Hotel Expansion Opens at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood; Morongo Resort Welcomes Distinctive Mozen Asian Kitchen; Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino Celebrates the Grand Reopening of High Limit Gaming Room; Mystic Lake Unveils New Minnesota Vikings-Themed Gaming Area



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index