On the Inside

December 2008, Volume 18 No. 12

A special thanks to cover artist Jim Yellohawk for his cover artwork, "The Spirit of Crazy Horse." Jim is an enrolled member of the Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux Tribe. He can be reached by calling (605) 574-2165 or email kfyellowhk@aol.com. To view more of his work, visit www.jimyellowhawk.com.

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Inside This Issue

Bally Technologies


Gaming Laboratories International

Indian Gaming Magazine

G.A. Wright Marketing

Table of Contents

Rocket Gaming Systems

Aristocrat Technologies

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Casino Careers Online / Casino Executive Search

Speak Out: TGRAs and the NIGC - Are There Conflicts? - by Jamie Hummingbird

Bergman, Walls & Associates

Wells Fargo Bank

Bally Technologies

Uncertain Financial Times Emphasize Need for Tribal Economic Diversification - by Kip Ritchie

Then & Now: Cabazon Band of Mission Indians - Preserving Cultural Heritage

Ask the Experts: 2009 Gaming Forecast
Tracy Burris, Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians; Eric Casey, Planet Bingo; Beth Deighan, Casino Careers Online & Casino Executive Search; Christie Eickelman, GLI; Greg Hnedak, Hnedak Bobo Group; Kell Houston, Talent Buyers Network; Knute Knudson, IGT; Deron Marquez, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians; Michael E. Newell, American Gaming Systems; Keith O’Brien, Walsh Bishop Architects; and Linda Roe, Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

G2E Convention Coverage: 2008 Global Gaming Expo Draws Large Numbers

G2E Expo: Game Makers Unveil a Multitude of Exciting New Games and Systems at G2E & Parties, Parties, Parties – Vegas Style!

G2E Panel Explores Tribal-University Partnerships - by Kate Spilde Contreras

Western Indian Gaming Conference

G2E in a Flash (photo spread)

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

The Casino Marketer’s New Year’s Resolutions - by Michael Broderick

Finance: Playbook for Tribal Gaming - by Valerie Red-Horse

Controlling the Movement of F&B - by Bill Schwartz

Case Study: Cherokee Casinos Connect Emotionally With Customers Through Branding

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

Legal: Tough Economic Times - Employment Law Issues Facing Indian Gaming Employers - by Scott A. Wilson

Arizona Desert Classic


Monthly Features & Columns

Road Trip: Snoqualmie Casino - Snoqualmie, WA

Who’s Who: Joseph Marshall III - An Author and Historian Who Happens to Be Lakota - by AJ Naff

Openings & Expansions: Opening of Quapaw Tribe’s Upscale Hotel is a First for Oklahoma’s Tri-State Region; New Sky Ute Casino Resort and Conference Center Opens; Cherokee Casino West Siloam Springs Showcases New Dining Venues; Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Triumphs With Red Hawk Casino; The New Lone Butte Casino Opens in Chandler, Arizona



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Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index