On the Inside

June 2009, Volume 19 No. 6

A special thanks to Doug Hyde for allowing us to feature his bronze sculpture "Future Leader - Yocha-De-He" on the June 2009 cover. Doug is of Nez Perce, Assiniboine and Chippewa descent. He resides in Prescott, Arizona and can be reached by calling (928) 776-1485 or email dhydesculpturestudio@cableone.net.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Union Bank

Aristocrat Technologies (back cover)


Bally Technologies

Casino Careers Online

Gaming Laboratories International

Table of Contents

Doug Hyde

Bergman, Walls & Associates


Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Speak Out: Attacking Sovereignty - by Chief Boyd


Bipartisanship: The Key to Success - by Jim Battin

Sycuan Gaming Commission Holds Class II Fact-Finding Hearing

Bally Technologies

Hotels in Indian Country: 2009 Update - by Matthew S. Robinson

Certegy Check Services

On the Frontlines: Fort Sill Apache Casino

Training: Becoming a Learning Organization - by Al Kozal

JCM Global

Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

Talent Management in Turbulent Times - by Beth Deighan

Aristocrat Technologies

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Marketing: Don’t Shoot the Messenger - by Andrew Klebanow

Best Practices for Casino Surveillance - by Derk Boss

Mentoring: A Wise Investment - by Jean Jones

Green Building: Lighting the Way to Energy Savings - by Craig Palacios

Education: UNT Student Represents a New Generation of Anthropologists Advocating for American Indian Rights


Southwestern Indian Gaming Conference & Expo

Architecture in Indian Country: Cherokee Casino & Resort in Tulsa, Oklahoma - Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects; Snoqualmie Casino in Snoqualmie, Washington - Bergman, Walls & Associates; Fire Rock Navajo Casino in Church Rock, New Mexico - JCJ Architecture; Lone Butte Casino in Chandler, Arizona - Group West Companies; Quechan Casino Resort in Winterhaven, California - Friedmutter Group; River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma - Cuningham Group Architecture; Red Hawk Casino in Placerville, California - Baker Barrios Architects

Gaming Market Advisors

2009 Design/Build Directory

Initial Impressions

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Smithsonian NMAI

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Who’s Who: Keith Secola - Breaking Barriers Through Music - by AJ Naff

Road Trip: Treasure Island Resort & Casino - Welch, Minnesota

Openings & Expansions: Twin Pine Casino & Hotel Celebrates Its Grand Opening; Feather Falls Casino & Lodge Completes New Parking Garage; The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Welcomes the Scorpion Bar Tequila Cantina



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index