On the Inside

July 2008, Volume 18 No. 7

A special thanks to Allen KnowsHisGun for allowing us to feature his artwork "Crow Wolf at Sunrise" on the cover of the July Issue of Indian Gaming. Allen is a Crow Indian fine artisan living in Billings, Montana. He can be reached by calling (406) 281-2943 or email allenknowshisgun@hotmail.com. To view more of Allen's work, visit www.journeyswestgallery.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue


Rocket Gaming Systems (back cover)

IGT (center spread)

National Indian Gaming Association


Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Table of Contents

Bally Technologies

Aristocrat Technologies


Bergman, Walls & Associates

Speak Out: Election 2008 - Platforms, Promises and Strategy - by W. Ron Allen


Executive Q&A: Up Close with Barbara Griffin, Director of Human Resources for Port Madison Enterprises

Thalden Boyd Emery Architects

G.A. Wright Marketing

Opinion: Rebel With a Cause - Rincon Wins Vital Lawsuit That Could Legally Define “Fair Share” in Future Compact Negotiations - by John D. Currier

Legal Front: Talk is Cheap! Indian Tribes Must Proactively Prepare for Union Organizing Efforts - by Kevin J. Allis

Video Gaming Technologies

Ask the Experts: Increasing Casino Revenue in a Slowing Economy
Sean Barnard, Odawa Casino Resort; Steve Bonner, Seminole Casino Coconut Creek; Les Clavir, Avi Resort & Casino; Scott Cooper, Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa; Barry Cregan, Foxwoods Resort Casino; Kathy George, Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel; Conrad Granito, Santa Ana Star Casino; William (Bill) Guelcher, Lake of the Torches Resort Casino; Jim Kikumoto, Chinook Winds Casino Resort; Sherry Kriescher, Royal River Casino; Rich Purser, Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort; Rick Salinas, Barona Valley Ranch Resort & Casino; Thomas Stewart, Eagle Mountain Casino; Larry Townsend, Coushatta Casino Resort; Gary Weddell, Cherokee Casino

Initial Impressions

Case Study: Seneca Gaming Corporation Rallies Against Struggling Economy by Investing in Employees

Transforming HR as You Transform Your Property - by Rick Flath

1st Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

Northwest Indian Gaming Association

B-I-N-G-O Entertainment Turning Stone Style!

An Intertribal Financial Market: The Silver Lining in a National Crisis - by Valerie Red-Horse

Is the Casino Industry Recession Proof or Not? - by Robert A. Mudd

Golf Profile: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino’s Eagle Falls Golf Course

Taking Leadership Develoment to a New (Lower) Level - by Thomas Dullien

Attributes of a Successful Casino Host - by Eric Booker

How to Maintain the Integrity of Your Tribal Gaming Agency - by Alan Bailey

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Following Star-Studded Event, MGM?Grand at Foxwoods Opens to the Public; Tulalip Resort Casino Set to Open Four-Star Hotel; Potawatomi Bingo Casino Celebrates Grand Opening; Harrah’s Rincon Opens Expanded High Limit Gaming Rooms; Feather Falls Casino & Lodge Breaks Ground on New 827-Space Parking Garage; Grand Auto & RV Care Opens in Hinckley, MN; Nautilus Fitness Center Opens at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index