On the Inside

February 2008, Volume 18 No. 2

A special thanks to Mac Coyote for his cover artwork, "Real Indian." Mac is of Mountain Ute / Navajo descent and resides in Cortez, Colorado. He can be reached by calling (970) 565-2034 or email mc@gobrainstorm.net. To view more of his work, visit www.nativeart.net

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

IGT (2 pg spread)

Gaming Laboratories International (back cover)


IGT (center spread)

Western Indian Gaming Conference (CNIGA)

Table of Contents

Bally Technologies

Rocket Gaming Systems

Aristocrat Technologies


Speak Out: Protecting Tribal Sovereignty - by Anthony Miranda

Bergman, Walls & Associates

Certegy Check Services

First Advantage/HR Logix

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on California Tribal Leaders: Vincent Armenta, Bobby L. Barrett, Dale A. Miller, Barbara Murphy, Robert H. Smith and Charles F. Wood

Executive Q&A: Up Close with Gillian Murphy, Senior Vice President and General Manager - MGM Grand at Foxwoods Resort Casino

Smithsonian NMAI

Doug Hyde Studios

Legal Front: Interior's New Commutable Distance Test for Off-Reservation Gaming - by Sam Cohen

Then & Now: Agua Caliente Casino-Resort-Spa - A Dream Realized - by Therese Everett-Kerley

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Golf Review: Coeur D’Alene Tribe’s Circling Raven Golf Club

Initial Impressions

Economic Development: Chickasaw Nation Finds Recipe for Success with Bedré Fine Chocolates - by AJ Naff

F&B: Who's to Blame for Food Cost Problems? - by Bill Schwartz

Creating and Sustaining a Motivated Workforce - by Lynnea Brinkerhoff

Winners and Losers: The Maturing Oklahoma Casino Market - by Tim Grogan

Your Website Matters - by Peter Yesawich, Jr.

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Understanding Common IT Security Risk Areas: Bridging the Gap Between MICS Compliance and Risk Management - by John Abraham

Expect the Unexpected: The Basics of a Fraud Risk Assessment - by Joe Oprosko

Start Where You Are - by Hank Edmo-McArthur

Arizona Indian Gaming Association


Monthly Features & Columns

Happy Employees Make For Happy Customers - by Andrew Klebanow

Openings & Expansions: Triple Play Grand Opening Celebration at Jackson Rancheria Casino & Hotel, Three Rivers Casino and Hotel Holds Official Grand Opening, Comanche Nation Selects ASCG and Flintco for Oklahoma Casino Hotel Project, Guests Can Now Play Smoke Free at Sycuan Casino, Cherokee Casino West Siloam Springs Ups the Ante with New 8-Story Hotel



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight



In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index