On the Inside

September 2007, Volume 17 No. 9

A special thanks to Joe Geshick for his cover artwork, "The Calling." An Ojibwa artist, Joe resides in Ely, Minnesota. He can be reached by calling (218) 365-3820 or email foureverwind@yahoo.com. To view more of Joe's artwork, visit www.sundancefinearts.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue


Aruze Gaming America (back cover)


Table of Contents

Bally Technologies

Joseph Eve

Gaming Laboratories International

IGT (center spread)

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Initial Impressions

Speak Out: Get Involved in the Political Process - by Steve Cadue

Morning Star Tribal Services

Responsible Gaming: In Arizona, Problem Gamblers Are Everybody's Business - by Sheila Morago

Legal Front: The 2007 California Compacts... and the Latest From Organized Labor - by John H. Douglas

National Indian Gaming Association

Legal Front: The "ABCs" of Workplace No-Solicitation Rules - by Kevin J. Allis

Case Study: Odawa Casino Resort - Preparing to Open the New Casino Property - by Barry Milligan

Slot Analysis: Finding the Right Ka-Ching! - by Pablo Bellon

Casino Host Programs: The Next Wave in Customer Service - by Lorna Grover

Table Games: Time to Take a Concerned Look at Operational Costs - by Vic Taucer

Clone Wars: Coaching for Maximum Effectiveness - by Roy Jones

A Fresh Look at Mentoring and Succession Planning - by Thomas Dullien

Planning the Ideal Resort Kitchen - by Kevin Werner

F&B: Accounting and Control - Making the Transition - by Bill Schwartz

Culinary Review: Cache Cree Casino Resort's C2 Steak & Seafood - by AJ Naff

Creating Wealth: Native American Home Ownership - by Steve Stallings

Finance: Restructuring Debt for Tribal Expansion - by Jeanette Bettles

Internal Audit: The Year-End Financial Audit is Approaching - by Joe Oprosko

Promotions: Knowing When to Turn Down the Volume - by Michael J. Broderick

Smithsonian NMAI

Casino Management: The Dilemma of Decision Making - by Barry Cooney

IGT Honored as "Vendor of the Year" by Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Indian Class II & Bingo Conference and Expo

Southwestern Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Tribal Human Resources Development & Training Workshop


Monthly Features & Columns

10 Ways to Make Your Rewards Program More Successful - by Andrew Klebanow

Expansions: Kalispel Tribe Breaks Ground on $275 Million Resort & Casino, Agua Caliente Tribe Celebrates Midway Point in Construction of New $215 Million Hotel Project, Eagle Falls Golf Course Opens at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Jackson Rancheria Casino Launches Pho Bac Hoa Viet Vietnamese Restaurant, Native American Coalition Opens California’s First Tribally Owned Off-Reservation Hotel, Sac & Fox Casino Expands to New Levels of Gaming, Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe to Open Two Charter Schools in Fall 2007, Grand Opening Held for Antelope Point Marina on Arizona’s Lake Powell



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Book Review

Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index