On the Inside

February 2009, Volume 19 No. 2

A special thanks to Daniel Ramirez for allowing us to feature his artwork "Eagle Feather Warrior" on the cover of the February Issue of Indian Gaming. Daniel is a certified descendant of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan. He can be reached by calling (989) 430-4426 or email jdupont964.aol.com. To view more of Daniel's work, visit www.nativeexpressions.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Gaming Laboratories International

Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa (back cover)

Apache Gold Casino (center spread)


Bally Technologies

Table of Contents

Doug Hyde Studios

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

G.A. Wright Marketing

Speak Out: Seizing the Opportunities of Change - by Sheila Morago

Bergman, Walls & Associates

NIGC Perspective on Class II and MICS - by Phil Hogen

Izon Investigations

Opinion: The Defense of Class II Games - by Mark A. Jarboe

Rocket Gaming Systems

Opinion: Tribes and California State Gambling Control Commission on Apparent Collision Course With CGCC-8 - by Jack Duran

What Will an Obama Administration Mean for Indian Gaming? - by Knute Knudson

Restructuring and Reorganization of Debt: Understanding Options - by Valerie Red-Horse

Yavapai-Apache Nation Pays Final Visit to Fossil Creek

Initial Impressions

IT/Surveillance Server Room Reliability - by Mark Wilson

Santa Ana Star Casino Becomes First Casino to Launch Social Networking Website

Casino Careers Online

Mosak Advertising & Insights

Recreation: For Many, Gaming and RVing Go Together

Klebanow Consulting

Ask the Experts: Spotlight on Entertainment
Randy All, Coushatta Casino Resort; Michael J. Broderick, Lake of the Torches Resort Casino; Tom Cantone, Mohegan Sun; James “Tank” Christensen, Sol Casinos; Brian Cleckler, Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino; Anna DeLong, Northern Lights Casino; Ed Gilbert, Feather Falls Casino; Darrin Graumann, Pechanga Resort & Casino; Lorna Grover, Quinault Beach Resort and Casino; Sean Harrison, Downstream Casino Resort; Mark Jeffers, Paragon Casino Resort; Steve Lengel, San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino; Steve Macfadyen, Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa; Steve Mahler, Turning Stone Resort and Casino; Candi Miller, North Star Mohican Casino; Neal Morgan, Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel; David Oakeley, Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino; Dale Robertson, Chinook Winds Casino Resort; Shena Sawyer, Grand Casino Mille Lacs; Deana Scott, The Mill Casino · Hotel & RV Park; Ben Slaght, Cache Creek Casino Resort; Cathy Wright, Spirit Mountain Casinos

Arizona Desert Classic

Business Strategies: Design Your Ideal Future - by Hank Edmo-McArthur

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Smithsonian NMAI

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Road Trip: Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa in Rancho Mirage, CA

Openings & Expansions: Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa Opens Premier Entertainment Venue; Angel of the Winds Doubles its Size and Payroll; Living Sky Casino Celebrates Opening with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony; Diamond Mountain Casino Unveils New Hotel



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee


New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index