On the Inside

January 2007, Volume 17 No. 1

A special thanks to Kevin Red Star for allowing us to feature his artwork "Traditional Pow Wow Dancer" on the cover of the January issue of Indian Gaming. Kevin is a member of the Crow Nation and resides in Roberts, Montana. He can be reached by calling (406) 446-4646 or email info@kevinredstar.com. To view more of his work, visit www.kevinredstar.com

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Inside This Issue

Bally Technologies

WMS Gaming (back cover)

Initial Impressions

IGT (center spread)


Western Indian Gaming Conference

Rocket Gaming Systems

Table of Contents

Gaming Laboratories International

Certegy Check Services

Cadillac Jack

AC Coin & Slot

KP Gaming


Automated Currency Instruments

California Gaming Issues in the Year Ahead - by Anthony Miranda

Tribal Leader Roundtable: 2007 Forecast in Indian Country Vincent Armenta, Henry Duro, Ray Halbritter, Stan Jones Sr., Nora McDowell-Antone, Edward Metcalf, Kenneth Meshigaud, Dale A. Miller, Delores Pigsley, Gregory E. Pyle

Doing Business in Indian Country Involves More Than Profits - by Jacob L. Coin

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians: Developing Assets and Improving the Lives of Tribal Members

Seminole Tribe of Florida Acquires Hard Rock International

Culinary Review: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino’s Players Steakhouse - by AJ Naff

New Year’s Resolution: Recapture the Estimated $85 Million Lost to Inadequate F&B Controls - by Bill Schwartz

How to Design, Advertise and Execute Successful Casino Promotions - by Linda Gordon

Tribal Gaming Lender Profiles: Whose Money are We Borrowing? - by Valerie Red-Horse

New Year's Resolution: Add Real Estate to the Tribal Portfolio - by Steve Stallings

Security: Guest Service and the Casino Security Officer - by Randy Boynton

Smithsonian NMAI

Transcending an Impasse and Crossing the Class II Regulatory Abyss - by D. Michael McBride III

The Key to Concert Entertainment Pricing - by Kell Houston

Southwestern Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

The Art of Building Concensus - by Barry Cooney

Engaged Employees: The Key to Increased Profitability & Customer Satisfaction - by Tom Kelley

Calling All Vendors & Service Providers to the Indian Gaming Industry! - by Matthew S. Robinson

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)


Monthly Features & Columns

Bingo is Here to Stay! - by Eric Casey

Designing a Tiered Player Rewards Program - by Andrew Klebanow

Who's Who: Michelle Rae - Hollywood Stuntwoman!

Casino Opening: Citizen Potawatomi Nation Celebrates the Opening of FireLake Grand Casino - Shawnee, Oklahoma



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

New Products


Calendar of Events


Community Outreach

Ad Index