On the Inside

June 2008, Volume 18 No. 6

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork "A Walk Through the Aspens" on the cover of the June Issue of Indian Gaming. Raymond is Pawnee, Cherokee and Ojibwe Indian and lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico. To view more of his work, visit www.nordwallart.com or contact Nordwall Gallery & Studio at (505) 988-5057.

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Inside This Issue

Bally Technologies

Aristocrat Technologies (back cover)

IGT (center spread)

Bergman, Walls & Associates

IGT (2-pg spread)

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Table of Contents



Gaming Laboratories International

First Advantage/HRLogix

Speak Out: Pay Attention Tribes! - by Chief Boyd

Executive Q&A: Up Close with Trudy Clark, General Manager of Cliff Castle Casino

Developing More Effective Promotions - by Andrew Klebanow

Initial Impressions

G.A. Wright Marketing

How to Turn the Hispanic Market into a Winning Hand - by Nancy Laster

Golf Profile: Island Resort & Casino's Sweetgrass Golf Club

Indian Casino Hotel Update - 2008 - by Matthew S. Robinson

Don’t Forget Internal Controls as You Expand - by Joe Oprosko

Case Study: Spirit Mountain Casino - Combining Video Surveillance with Fiber Technology to Support Casino Growth

Coping with Rising Food Prices: Casino F&B Directors Speak Out - by Bill Schwartz

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Keep Marketing - by Jack Breslin

Doug Hyde Studios

The Effects of Social and Economic Trends - by Lynnea Brinkerhoff

Entertainment: Concert Tickets - Comps vs. Paids - by Kell Houston

Growing Your Success in a Tight Economy - by Ray Madaghiele

Smithsonian NMAI

Architectural Design in Indian Country: Cocopah Casino Resort, YWS Architects; Paragon Casino Resort, Thalden•Boyd•Emery Architects; Potawatomi Bingo - Casino, Hnedak Bobo Group; Three Rivers Hotel & Casino, JE Dunn Construction; Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, Walsh Bishop

2008 Design/Build Directory

Northwest Indian Gaming Association

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)


Monthly Features & Columns

Who's Who: Sister Sky - A Perfect Blend of Entrepreneurship and Native Wisdom - by AJ Naff

Expansions: New Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel to Open in June, Downstream Casino Resort Set to Open in July



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index