On the Inside

December 2007, Volume 17 No. 12

A special thanks to Rance Hood for his cover artwork, "Cold Skies." A Comanche artist, Rance resides in Denison, Texas. He can be reached by calling (903) 463-6020 or email rance@rancehoodstudio.com. To view more of Rance’s artwork visit www.rancehood.com

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Inside This Issue

Gaming Laboratories International

Ainsworth Game Technology (back cover)


Bally Technologies

Table of Contents

Planet Bingo

Doug Hyde Studios

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Southwestern Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Western Indian Gaming Conference (CNIGA)

Demonstrating the Positive Impact of Tribal Gaming - by Bobby L. Barrett

Indian Gaming Magazine

The Siletz Tribe Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Restoration: The People are Dancing Again - by Brent Merrill

Michigan Consultants: Kewadin Casinos Regional Impact $325.4 Million Annually

Texas v. United States: Will IGRA Allow States to Have Their Cake and Eat It Too? - by John H. Douglas

Table Games Tournaments Begin with the End in Mind - by Don Damond

Overcoming the December Marketing Hurdle - by Michael Broderick

Culinary Review: Coushatta Casino Resort's Big Sky Steakhouse - by AJ Naff

F&B Inventory Levels: How Much is Too Much? - by Bill Schwartz

Large Scale Change Methodology for the 21st Century - by Lynnea Brinkerhoff

Case Study: Harrah’s Rincon Casino & Resort Utilizes Winning Formula for Employee Retention

Global Gaming Expo 2007 Exceeds Expectations

G2E in a Flash

Parties, Parties, Parties – Vegas Style!

Game Makers Unveil Groundbreaking New Games / Ticket Printers Exhibit Inventive New Products & Systems

Maximizing the Outcome of Performance Reviews - by Donald Hoover

Behind the Scenes of an IT Department Audit - by Joe Oprosko

Initial Impressions


Monthly Features & Columns

Integrating a Nightclub at Your Gaming Property - by Andrew Klebanow

Expansions: Multi-Million Dollar Live Entertainment Venue Opens at Agua Caliente Casino, Two Hundred Tons of Steel Going up at Cherokee Casino West Siloam Springs, Sports Pavilion at Turning Stone Nears Completion, Bucky’s Casino Opens New Non-Smoking Poker Room, Groundbreaking Held for Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Cultural and Educational Resource Center, New JEM Steakhouse at Spotlight 29 Casino Opens



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Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight



In the News

Community Outreach

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