On the Inside

May 2007, Volume 17 No. 5

A special thanks to Chholing Taha for her cover artwork, "We Travel Together." Chholing has been crafting paintings, shawls, moccasins, jewelry and photography since 1972. She currently resides in Tacoma, Washington. She can be reached by calling (253) 472-6707 or email shawllady@pinkfringe.com. To view more of Chholing’s artwork, visit www.shawllady.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue


Bally Technologies (back cover)

IGT (center spread)

Gaming Laboratories International

Table of Contents


Certegy Check Services

Konami Gaming


Speak Out: The Untold Story of Tribal Philanthropy - by John McCarthy

Cadillac Jack

Preparing Your Casino for Future Technologies - by Ram Patrachari

Aruze Gaming America

Rocket Gaming Systems

The Land-Into-Trust Backlog - by Steve Cadue

Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas

Tax-Exempt Finance for Tribal Governments - by Steve Stallings

Bally Technologies

Culinary Review: Casino Arizona's Cholla Steakhouse & Lounge - by AJ Naff

Food & Beverage: Controlling Buffet Costs - by Bill Schwartz

Sara Lee Foodservice

The NLRB San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino Ruling Fallout: Dealing With Union Organizational Efforts - by Kevin J. Allis

Tips for Enhancing the Marketing Department - by Steve Penhall

Weighing Your Security Assessment Options - by Kim Essendrup

The High Wire Juggling Act: Making Effective Use of News Wire Services - by Paul Speirs

What Stage is My Employee In? - by Bruce Baird

The Mystery Behind Casino Mystery Shopping - by Steve Karoul

Title 31 or the Bank Secrecy Act: What You Need to Know - by Joe Oprosko

National Indian Gaming Association

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

Initial Impressions

The Casino Entertainment Buyer - by Kell Houston

Smithsonian NMAI

Arizona Indian Gaming Association


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Northern Winz Casino Opens, Dakota Sioux Casino Completes First Two Phases of Expansion, Eagle Falls Golf Course Now Open At Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, MGM Grand at Foxwoods Reaches Construction Milestone with “Topping Off” Ceremony, Chukchansi Gold Resort & Casino Opens The Summit, Pechanga Opens New Luxury Jade Salon, Indian Health Service Dedicates New Regional Health Center in Red Mesa, Arizona, The Lodge at Feather Falls Casino Opens

Making Nightclubs Work - by Andrew Klebanow

Who's Who: Shirley Cheechoo - Truth and Vision in Filmmaking - by AJ Naff



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

Book Review

New Games

Product Spotlight



In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index