On the Inside

October 2015, Volume 25 No. 10

A special thanks to Raymond Nordwall for allowing us to feature his artwork, "Dancer Portrait" on the cover of the October 2015 issue. Raymond is Pawnee, Cherokee and Ojibwe Indian and lives in Santa Fe, NM. To view more of his work, call Nordwall Gallery & Studio at (505) 988-5057 or visit www.nordwallart.com.

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Ainsworth (inside front cover)

Rymax Marketing Services (center)

Wells Fargo Bank (inside back cover)

Aristocrat (back cover)

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI)

Novomatic Americas


Table of Contents

AGS / Cadillac Jack



JCM Global

Speak Out: Tribal Leadership in the 21st Century - by W. Ron Allen


Casino Careers

NIGA Report: Ramping Up the Native Vote for 2016 - by Ernest L. Stevens, Jr.

KlasRobinson Q.E.D.

Hnedak Bobo Group

OIGA Report: Impact Study Shows Oklahoma Indian Gaming Adds Billions to Oklahoma Economy - by Brian Foster


AIGA Report: Not Just Gaming – Tribal Gaming - by Valerie Spicer


NIGC Report: Employing IT Vulnerability Assessments to Identify Cybersecurity Threats

World Game Protection

Sovereignty: Looking to the Past to Plan for the Future - by Jamie Hummingbird

Game Account Network

Respecting Tribal Sovereignty: The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015 - by Tuari Bigknife

Gasser Chair

TBE Architects

Internet Gaming: Assessing Internet Gaming Platforms - by Kenny Tolbert


Communities of Interest: The Tribal Gaming Difference - by Katherine A. Spilde


Security & Surveillance: Integrity and Its Importance in the Workplace - by Anthony Borges

Global Market Advisors

Your Customers: Love Them or Lose Them - by Frank Neborsky

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

Property Review: 12 Tribes Resort Casino in Omak, WA

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Mobile Friendly Websites: Why Every Casino Needs One - by Wade Humphreys

Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA)

Property Development: A Three Step Plan To a Millennial-Ready Casino - by Danny Valle

Western Indian Gaming Conference (CNIGA)

Economic Development: Mno-Bmadsen Acquires Mechanical Contractor D.A. Dodd

Doug Hyde Studios

Legal Front: Independent Contractor or Employee? - by Richard McGee

Indian Gaming Magazine Buyer's Guide Listing Form

Player Development: What Players Really Care About - by Craig Pendleton

American Indian College Fund

Human Resources: How to Deepen the Leadership Pool - by Brad Worthley

Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA)

Who’s Who: Janie Dillard – Rising Leader Award Winner

Indian Gaming Magazine

Safety Training: The Shift Supervisor - by Dennis J. Kenny

Lets Move in Indian Country

Organizational Development: The Science of Motivation - by Evan Mills

Millennial Players Imperative – High Performance Audio - by Dan Digre

Doug Hyde Studios

Anniversary: JCM Global's 60 Year Story

Anniversary: Little Creek Casino Resort Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Peace Corps

Education: University of Washington Tacoma Partners with Puyallup Tribe

Red Cross

G2E Preview: Spotlight on New Products & Services
Agilysys; Casino Careers/Gaming Hospitality Executive; COST of Wisconsin; Crane Payment Innovations; Cuningham Group Architecture; DiTRONICS; DreamCatcher Hotels; FABICash; Game Account Network; Gaming Capital Group; Gasser Chair Company; Gaming Laboratories International; Hnedak Bobo Group; JCM Global; MGT; The Rainmaker Group; Rymax Marketing Services; Slot-Tickets; TBE Architects; UltraViolet Devices; Vantiv Entertainment Solutions; VizExplorer


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Osage Nation to Renovate Tulsa Casino and Add New Hotel; Kalispel Tribe Opens New Fuel Station in Airway Heights, WA; Treasure Island Resort & Casino Re-opens Tradewinds Buffet; Chapa-De Indian Health Program Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Newly Expanded and Renovated Clinic; Tsunami Sushi Opens in Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

New Games

Product Spotlight

Calendar of Events


In the News

Legal & Legislative

From the White House

Community Outreach

Ad Index