On the Inside

November 2009, Volume 12 No. 11

A special thanks to Allen KnowsHisGun for allowing us to feature "Yellow Hawk Warrior" on the cover of the November issue of Indian Gaming. Allen is a Crow Indian fine artisan living in Billings, Montana. He can be reached by calling (406) 281-2943 or email allenknowshisgun@hotmail.com. To view more of Allen's work, visit www.allenknowshisgungallery.com

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue


IGT (center spread)

Bally Technologies (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

Gaming Standards Association (GSA)

Aristocrat Technologies

Downstream Casino Resort

First Advantage / HR Logix

Table of Contents

Bally Technologies

Doug Hyde Studios

Bergman, Walls & Associates

Wells Fargo Bank

Media Logic

Certegy Check Services

Thalden-Boyd-Emergy Architects

Casino Careers Online

Multimedia Games

Cadillac Jack

Speak Out: G2E 2009 - The Home of New Ideas - by Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr.


Cantor Gaming

Tribal Leader Roundtable: Spotlight on the Economy
W. Ron Allen, Tribal Chairman/CEO, Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe; Derek J. Bailey, Tribal Chairman, Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa & Chippewa Indians; John Berrey, Chairman, Quapaw Tribe; Ray Halbritter, Nation Representative and CEO of Nation Enterprises, Oneida Indian Nation; Cheryle A. Kennedy, Chairwoman, Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon; Kevin Sickey, Chairman, Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Key Bank


Union Bank

Hnedak Bobo Group

NIGA Report: State of the National Indian Gaming Association - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

Looking Back: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - by Phil Hogen

Video Gaming Technologies (VGT)

JCM Global

Government Contracting: A Viable Option for Economic Diversification and Strategic Growth - by Kip Ritchie

Native American Heritage Month - by Flip White

Multi-Choice Cash (MCC)

Executive Profile: Rodney Youckton - Lucky Eagle Casino's Director of Business Operations

Taking Reliable Fingerprints: It's the Name of the Game - by Jerome M. Pender

Konami Gaming

Airistar Technologies

Then & Now: The Economic Path of the Northern Arapaho Tribe

Bally Technologies

Chinook Winds Honors Armed Forces Veterans


The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Launch Innovative Website to Counter Native Stereotypes

Aristocrat Technologies

Building Bridges of Tribal-Local Government Understanding - by Deron Marquez

F&B: Outsourcing Casino Food and Beverage Management - by Bill Schwartz

Legal Front: Pay Practices in Indian Country - What You Don't Know Can Hurt You - by Scott A. Wilson

Guest Service is Professional Servitude - by Thomas Dullien

How to Market a Property That Isn't on a Major Thoroughfare - by Lorna Grover

Human Resources Develops Organizational Competitiveness When Functioning as a Strategic Partner - by Beth Dieghan

Completeing a Vision: The Viejas Lifestyle Center - by Diana Saenger

Lone Butte Casino: New Additions Enhance Customer Experience

Casino Hosts and Their "Book of Business" - by Eric Booker

Entertainment Strategies for 2010 - by Kell Houston

Doug Hyde Studios

G2E New Games Rollout

Joseph Eve

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Bois Forte Chippewa Youth Get First-Hand Insight Into Career Opportunities With Tribal Businesses

Foxwoods Launches Exclusive iPhone Application

World Game Protection

Case Study: Chumash Casino Resort Adopts New Technology Solution

Managing an Intergenerational Workforce - by Lynnea Brinkerhoff

Maximized Marketing: The SIlver Lining - by Michael J. Broderick

Western Indian Gaming Conference

Gaming Market Advisors

Now is the Time to Prepare the Annual Marketing Plan - by Andrew Klebanow

National Indian Gaming Association

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Advertising and Social Media Today - by Anthony "Bert" Bertino

Advergaming: Turning Online Behavior Into Offline Dollars - by Jay Schwartz

Heartland Poker Tour: Young Guns Battle It Out in Outlaw Country

Initial Impressions

Smithsonian NMAI

World Game Protection

Indian Gaming Magazine

Indian Gaming Buyer's Guide & Directory


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel Begins $75 Million Expansion; Buffalo Thunder Stars Open Gallery and Office Downtown, and New Lobby Gallery Room at Resort; Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant Undergoes Expansion



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Book Review

Film Review

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

From the White House

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index