On the Inside

November 2008, Volume 18 No. 11

A special thanks to John Balloue for allowing us to feature his artwork "Rain in the Face" on the cover of the November issue of Indian Gaming. John is a member of the Western Bank of Oklahoma Cherokee and resides in Hayward, California. He can be reached by calling (510) 538-4003 or email johnballoue@aol.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue


Bally Technologies (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International

Konami Gaming

IGT (center spread)

Bergman, Walls & Associates

Downstream Casino Resort

Rocket Gaming Systems

Bally Technologies

Table of Contents

Aristocrat Technologies

Ainsworth Game Technology

Walsh Bishop

Aristocrat Technologies

Joseph Eve

Cadillac Jack

Speak Out: Welcome to G2E 2008! - by Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.

Aristocrat Technologies

G.A. Wright Marketing

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on the Economy - Bobby L. Barrett, Chairman, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians; Ray Halbritter, Nation Representative & Chief Executive Officer, Oneida Indian Nation; Delores Pigsley, Tribal Chairman, Confederated Tribe of Siletz Indians; Morris Reid, Tribal Council Chairman, Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians; Barry E. Snyder, Sr., Chairman, Seneca Gaming Corporation

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Global Gaming Group


Atronic Americas

Making a Difference: St. Mary’s Entertainment Center - New Brunswick, Canada - by Shannon Larsen

Video Gaming Technologies

Hnedak Bobo Group


Get Back to the Fundamentals - by Jack Breslin

Building Information Modeling (BIM): It’s a Revolution! - by Rich Emery

Key Bank


The Importance of Sustainable Design for Casino Resorts and Hotels - by Jonathan F. Douglas

Airistar Technologies

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Architectural Design in Indian Country: Featuring Isleta Casino & Resort - Cuningham Group Architecture; Black Bear Resort - Walsh Bishop; Hilton Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino - Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects; Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa - VOA Associates

First Advantage/HRLogix


Durkan Hospitality

Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

Challenging and Playable Golf Course Design - by Cameron MacKellar

Certegy Check Services

Bulletproof Your Food and Beverage Operation - by Bill Schwartz

Bally Technologies

Entertainment: This is a Time to Know Your Customer - by Kell Houston

Doug Hyde Studios

Tribal Gaming Regulators: 20 Years of Fighting Theft, Fraud and Ensuring Public Confidence in Indian Gaming - by Alan Bailey

The Credit Crisis of 2008: How Does it Affect Tribal Borrowing? - by Valerie Red-Horse

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Approaching Guests: Understanding Critical Differences Between Slot and Table Game Players - by Eric Booker

1st Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

Entertainment Venues at Indian Casinos - Part I - by Matthew S. Robinson

Smithsonian NMAI

Providing Leadership in an Uncertain Economy - by Rick Flath

Transactional or Transformational Training? - by Thomas Dullien

Business Intelligence: Turning Information Into Higher Casino Performance - by Ram Patrachari

Make Effective Use of Data for Mobile Marketing - by Alan Sultan

Holiday Marketing at Your Casino - by Marina Lee

Marketing in Tough Times: Do’s and Don’ts - by Michael Broderick

Plan Your Day in Advance - by Hank Edmo-McArthur

Western Indian Gaming Conference

Underwriting a Sovereign Indian Nation for a Win/Win Outcome - by Dan Csar


G2E New Games Rollout - Part II

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Indian Gaming Magazine

Initial Impressions

Doug Hyde Studios

Arizona Desert Classic

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Initial Impressions


Monthly Features & Columns

Road Trip: Downstream Casino Resort - Quapaw, OK

Openings & Expansions: Susanville Indian Rancheria Opens New Hotel in Susanville, CA, Valley View Casino Announces New Luxury Hotel in Northern San Diego, Casino Arizona Resort & Spa Celebrates Topping Off Ceremony for New Hotel Tower, Wild Horse Pass Hotel and Casino Celebrates Topping Off Ceremony, Washington State’s Newest Destination Spa Opens at Tulalip Resort Casino

Who’s Who: Bryan Akipa - A Journey of Cultural Discovery - by AJ Naff



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