On the Inside

November 2006, Volume 16 No. 11

A special thanks to Jim Yellowhawk for his cover artwork, "Four Chiefs." Jim is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux Tribe and resides in Rapid City, South Dakota. He can be reached by calling (605) 574-2165 or email kfyellowhk@aol.com. To view more of Jim's artwork, visit www.jimyellowhawk.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Gaming Laboratories International

WMS Gaming (back cover)

IGT (center spread)

Rocket Gaming Systems


Bally Technologies

Konami Gaming

Table of Contents

Rocket Gaming Systems

AC Coin & Slot

Cadillac Jack



KP Gaming

Speak Out: It's Time Tribes Focus on Educating the Press, Public and Policymakers - by Jacob L. Coin

G2E: Leading You Into the Next Generation of Global Gaming - by Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.

Video Gaming Technologies

G2E Feature: New Games & Technology Preview – AC Coin & Slot, Atronic Americas, Bally Technologies, Cadillac Jack, IGT, Nova Gaming, Planet Bingo, VGT and WMS Gaming

Certegy Check Services


Wells Fargo Bank

Automated Currency Instruments


A Lasting Impression: How to Network With the Best of Them at G2E - by Carol Klimas

Hnedak Bobo Group

Indian Gaming: Fueling Economies Nationwide - by Ernest Stevens, Jr.

Economic Development: How Life Has Changed for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community


Key Bank


Economic Development: Tulalip Tribes – A Diverse, Fruitful Economy for Future Generations - by Stan Jones, Sr.

Economic Development: A New Era for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians

Case Study: Visionary Indian Casinos Challenge Las Vegas Dominance of Hispanic Gaming Revenues - by Paloma Gonzalez

Bennett Brothers

JCM American

Finance: Meeting IT Equipment Needs for the Casino - by Steve Stallings

WMS Gaming

Legal Front: Are You in Good Hands? Ensuring Tribal Insurers Honor and Protect Sovereignty - by Gabriel S. Galanda

Doug Hyde Studios

Culinary Review: Turning Stone Resort & Casino's Wildflowers - by AJ Naff

Player Data: Calling in the Marker

Cash Back vs. Cash Rewards: What are the Real Costs? - by Steve Karoul

Western Indian Gaming Conference

Purchasing F&B Technology: Buzz Words and Techno-Babble Revealed! - by Bill Schwartz

Questions to Ask Before Adding a Hotel to Your Casino Property - by Gary Gladstone

Hotel Planning: The Importance of Pre-Opening a Group Sales Department - by Ed Foster

Golf in Indian Country - 2006 - by Matthew S. Robinson

Adding a Health Spa to Your Existing Casino Hotel - by Casey Olsen

Security Q&A: Up Close with Willy Allison, President - World Game Protection, Inc.

Security and Surveillance vs. Advantaged Players - by Gary L. Powell

Casino Management: Are Meetings Taking MInutes and Wasting Hours? - by Barry Cooney

Ad Agency Do's and Don'ts - by Jack Breslin

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Entertainment: Preparing For a Successful Event - by Kell Houston

Going from Good to Great Service - by Bernadette Scharpen

Southwestern Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Initial Impressions

National Indian Gaming Association


Monthly Features & Columns

The Challenges of Developing a Casino Resort - by Andrew Klebanow

Who's Who: Viola Colombe - Native Quilter Earns Prestigious Bush Fellowship

Expansions: New WinStar Golf Course Opens, Grand Opening Held for the Avi Resort's Casino Expansion, World Class RV Park Coming to Sky City Casino, Skaná Spa & Fitness Center Opens, Geno Auriemma's Fast Break Opens at Mohegan Sun, New $2.7 Million Wellness Center Opens at United Tribes Technical College



Publisher's Page

Extraordinary Employee

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index