On the Inside

May 2020, Volume 30 No. 4 & 5

A special thanks to Jeremy Salazar for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Journey of the Young Warrior" on the cover of the April/May 2020 issue. Jeremy is a member of the Navajo Nation and lives in Albuquerque, NM. He can be reached by email at threefeatherstudios@gmail.com. To view more of his artwork, visit www.three-feather-studios.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Kambi (inside front cover spread)

HBG Design (center spread)

Scientific Games (back cover)

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Gaming Arts


Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

Table of Contents

Eclipse Gaming

Konami Gaming


Speak Out: A Unified Indian Country Steps Up to Combat COVID-19 - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Tutor Perini Building


Legal Front: Amendment to IGRA – Threat or Opportunity? - by Carson R. Cooper

TBE Architects

Aruze Gaming

Marketing: Understanding Comping Strategies - by Andrew Klebanow

DreamCatcher Hotels

BOK Financial

Property Development: Hotels at Indian Casinos – 2020 - by Matthew S. Robinson

Gasser Chair

IGT PlaySports

Executive Q&A: Spotlight on Sports Betting
Stephen Crystal, Head of Business Development – Betfred USA; Charles Cohen, Vice President of Sports Betting – IGT PlayDigital; Max Meltzer, Chief Commercial Officer – Kambi; Rick Meitzler, President & CEO, North America – Novomatic Americas; Keith O’Loughlin, SVP Sportsbook, Digital – Scientific Games

Gary Platt

Novomatic Americas

Executive Q&A: Spotlight on Game Technology
Mark DeDeaux, Senior Director of Slot Products – AGS; Fred Nunez, Director of Product Management – Aruze Gaming; Steven Slotwinski, Chief Technology Officer – Eclipse Gaming; Dean Ehrlich, Executive Vice President and Games Business Leader – Everi; Keith Kruczynski, VP of Game Development and Design – Gaming Arts; Mike Brennan, VP of Product Management – IGT; Jay Bertsch, Senior Vice President, North American Game & Global Systems Sales – Konami Gaming; Mike Darley, CEO – Next Gaming; Kathleen McLaughlin, VP of Marketing and Product Management, North America – Novomatic Americas; Tim Bucher, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer – Scientific Games; Rusty Morin, CFO – Video King


Financial Statement Fraud: What is it and Why is it Committed? - by Paul Feltman

Cybersecurity: Mitigating the Risk of a Data Breach - by Grant Eve

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

The Voice of Reason and Responsibility - by Evan Mills

Human Resources: Another Hard Look at Soft Skills - by Thomas Dullien

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Ensure the Right Kind of Training for Your Teams - by Merrick P. Dresnin

COVID-19 – Innovative Products & Services:
Casinos Respond to the Threat of COVID-19 with Proactive Air Disinfection Measures; Games-2-Go Drive-Thru and Curbside Instant Win Game Purchases; Emergency Outsource Background Check Program for Tribal Gaming Commissions

Conference Coverage: GLI Presents 20th Annual North American Regulators Roundtable


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: American Indian Center of Houston Opens to Provide Valuable Resources for Native Americans in the Greater Houston Area



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Calendar of Events


In the News

From the White House

Legal & Legislative

Community Outreach

Ad Index