On the Inside

August 2009, Volume 19 No. 8

A special thanks to Daniel Ramirez for allowing us to feature his artwork "Warrior in White" on the cover of the August 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

Downstream Casino Resort (back cover)

Multimedia Games (center)


Bally Technologies

First Advantage / HR Logix

Table of Contents


Klas Robinson Q.E.D.

Bally Technologies

Wells Fargo Bank

Thalden Boyd Emery Architects

Certegy Check Services

Speak Out: Oklahoma and National Indian Gaming Resilient During Recession - by J R Mathews

Aristocrat Technologies

NIGA Report: Indian Country in a Strong Position as 1st Congressional Session Comes to a Close - by Ernie Stevens, Jr.

Video Gaming Technologies


The Case For Class II Gaming - by Jamie Hummingbird

Konami Gaming

Indian Gaming In a Recession: What Now? - by James M. Klas

Bergman, Walls & Associates

Cadillac Jack

Doug Hyde Studios

Gaming Standards Association

New Opportunities in Tribal Finance - by Valerie Red-Horse

Casino Careers Online

Initial Impressions

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Then & Now: Gila River Indian Community – The People of the River

Economic Development: The Cherokee Nation – Building Economic Stability For Generations to Come

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Internal Alignment Increases Training Consistency - by Thomas Dullien

Improving the RFP Process - by Andrew Klebanow

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association

Putting the "Public" Back into Public Relations - by Grant Armendariz

Buss Productions

Golf Resorts in Indian Country - Part II: Atunyote Golf Club, Kaluhyat Golf Club & Shenendoah Golf Club at Turning Stone Resort & Casino - Verona, NY; Circling Raven Golf Club at Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel - Worley, ID; Cocopah RV & Golf Resort at Cocopah Casino - Yuma, AZ; The Country Club at Soboba Springs at Soboba Casino - San Jacinto, CA; Koasati Pines Golf Course at Coushatta Casino Resort - Kinder, LA; Miccosukee Golf & Country Club at Miccosukee Resort & Gaming - Miami, FL; Wild Bluff Golf Course at Bay Mills Resort & Casino - Brimley, MI; Wildhorse Golf Course at Wildhorse Resort and Casino - Pendleton, OR

Gaming Market Advisors

Indian Gaming Magazine


Monthly Features & Columns

Road Trip: Wind Creek Casino & Hotel in Atmore, AL

Who's Who: James Madison - Keeping Native Culture Alive

Openings & Expansions: Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel (NC) Breaks Ground on Luxury Tower - Part of $633 Million Expansion; Barona Kicks Off Summer With the Opening of New Italian Cucina



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index