On the Inside

July 2007, Volume 17 No. 7

A special thanks to Candy Solomon for allowing us to feature her artwork "Qw’ch’enech" (Killer Whale) on the cover of the July issue of Indian Gaming. Candy is a member of theLummi Nation and resides in Bellingham, Washington. She can be reached by email at candaces@lummi-nsn.gov

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Certegy Check Services

FutureLogic (back cover)

IGT (center spread)

Bally Technologies

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)


Table of Contents

Konami Gaming

Aruze Gaming America

Gaming Laboratories International

Key Bank

Speak Out: IGRA Intended Better State/Tribal Relations - by W. Ron Allen

Doug Hyde Studios

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on the Northwest - With Tribal Leaders: Brian Cladoosby, Leonard Forsman, Edward Metcalf, Delores Pigsley, Melvin R. Sheldon, Jr., James Steele, Jr. and Charlotte Williams

Suquamish Tribe: The Business of Being in Northwest Indian Country - by April Leigh

Initial Impressions

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Executive Q&A: Up Close With Joe Valandra, Chief of Staff for the NIGC

The Right Way to Construct a Design-Build Project - by Jeff Dalton

Case Study: COST of Wisconsin Provides “Atmosphere” to the Four Winds Casino Resort Project - by Elsa Whiteville

Finance: Secure Tribal Youths’ Future With Minors’ Trust - by Steve Stallings

In Table Games, Protection is About Procedure and Accountability - by Vic Taucer

Surveillance: Roulette Bias Exposed - by Jeff Murphy

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Human Resources: Is Your Talent Pool Drying Up? - by Donald Hoover

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Culinary Review: Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel’s The Western Door - A Seneca Steakhouse - by AJ Naff

F&B Education: Can Certifications Make a Difference? - by Bill Schwartz

Negaholics Will Kill Your Business - by Bruce Baird

Smithsonian NMAI

Internal Audit: Building a Strong Defense - by Joe Oprosko

Benefit Administration: Transparency in Health Care - by Andrea Trudeau

Entertainment: Showcasing Mixed Martial Arts as a Legitimate Sport - by Michael Broderick


Monthly Features & Columns

Adherence to Leadership Principles - by Andrew Klebanow

Openings & Expansions: Odawa Casino Resort Opens its Doors, Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel Opens High-End Restaurant, Chickasaw Nation Opens Ada Community Center, Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for The Lodge at Feather Falls Casino



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight



In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index