On the Inside

June 2007, Volume 17 No. 6

A special thanks to Kevin Red Star for allowing us to feature his artwork "Crow Chiefs at the Bitterroots" on the cover of the June 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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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Gaming Laboratories International

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects (back cover)

IGT (center spread)

Sara Lee Foodservice


Table of Contents

Bally Technologies


Doug Hyde Studios

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Initial Impressions

Speak Out: Pay Attention Congress! - by Chief Boyd

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Morning Star Tribal Services

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Economic Development: The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community – The Future Looks Bright - by Marty Loesch

Information Technology: Can We Talk? Integrating Systems From Different Developers - by Bill Schwartz

F&B Production Costs Lowered by Cook-Chill Process - by Christophe Douheret

Slot Floor Design: Tips for Effective Planning of Your New Gaming Space - by Todd Anderson

Smithsonian NMAI

Important Steps for Financing Expansion Projects in Indian Country - by Valerie Red-Horse

Customer Service is Also in the Architectural Details - by Barry Thalden

Construction Projects: Monitoring Your Money - by Joe Oprosko

2007 Design/Build Directory

The Importance of Written Communication Skills - by Bruce Baird

Escape From Zombie Customer Service - by Roy Jones

The Truth About Recognition and Retention: How to Keep Your Best Team Members - by Andrea Trudeau

Management Teams: The Bare Facts - by Barry Cooney

Case Study: JCM American's UBAs and ICBs Increase Profits at FireLake Casino and FireLake Grand Casino in Oklahoma

On the Path to Greatness: Three St. Croix Casino & Hotel Employees Complete Leadership Training

Arizona Indian Gaming Association


Monthly Features & Columns

Expansions: Treasure Island Resort & Casino Announces $50 Million Project, Pechanga Resort & Casino Celebrates Grand Opening of High-Stakes Lounge, Lights! Action! High Tech Bowling! Morongo Tribe Opens State-of-the-Art Canyon Lanes, Win-River Announces $90 Million Expansion Plan, Valley View Casino to Open Black&Blue Steakhouse & Lounge, Indian Health Service Dedicates New Health Care Center in Sisseton, South Dakota

How to Calculate the Player Reinvestment Rate - by Andrew Klebanow

Who's Who: Tyson P. - Setting Fashion Trends with Native Flair - by AJ Naff



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