On the Inside

September 2008, Volume 18 No. 9

A special thanks to Darlene Gait for her cover artwork, "When Ravens Dream." An Esquimalt Nation artist, Darlene resides on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. She can be reached by email at darlene@dgait.com or contact One Moon Gallery at (250) 294-6388. To view more of Darlene's artwork, visit www.onemoon.ca

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Magazine Cover

Inside This Issue

Bally Technologies

WMS (back cover)

IGT (center spread)

Gaming Laboratories International

Western Indian Gaming Conference (CNIGA)


Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

Table of Contents

Aristocrat Technologies

Cadillac Jack

Certegy Check Services

Thalden-Boyd-Emery Architects

Speak Out: IGRA - If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It - by Ben Nighthorse Campbell

G.A. Wright Marketing

Then & Now: Economic Success of the Coushatta Nation

Technology: What’s New on the Slot Floor? With Rob Bone, WMS; Brenda Boudreaux, IGT; Rich LeBaron, Aristocrat Technologies; Jason Meyer, Ainsworth Game Technology; Bruce Rowe, Bally Technologies; Chris Strano, AC Coin & Slot; Jared Torres, Cadillac Jack; David Waters, Nova Gaming

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

First Advantage/HR Logix

Bally Technologies

Growth in Indian Country - by Knute Knudson

Take Advantage of the Slowing Economy - by Christi Perez

Golf Profile: Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course

Culinary Review: San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino’s "The Pines" - by AJ Naff

Disaster-Proofing Your Business - by Steven Bilby

Elements of a PR Crisis Communication Plan - by Marina Lee

New Market Tax Credits: A Creative Financing Solution for Tribal Enterprises - by Valerie Red-Horse

Maximized Marketing: Using Nostalgia as a Driver - by Michael Broderick

The Economy and Value Entertainment - by Kell Houston

Arizona Indian Gaming Association

Training: Succession/Mentorship Revisited - by Bruce Baird

Streamlining the HR Department Through Employee Self-Service - by Patrick Dempsey

Black Oak Casino’s HR: Roundtable - Summer 2008

National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA)

1st Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament

Initial Impressions


Monthly Features & Columns

Openings & Expansions: Chukchansi’s $100 Million Grand Opening - It’s Great, It’s Grand and It’s Here!; Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Breaks Ground on the New Tribal Services Center; FireKeepers Casino on Schedule to Open Summer 2009; Treasure Island Unveils New Event Center; Isleta’s New Hotel & Convention Center Opens; Cherokee Casino Resort Expansion Reaches Highest Point; Harrah’s Cherokee Casino & Hotel Kicks Off $655 Million Expansion; SMSC Opens Water Bottling Plant on Community Lands



Publisher's Page

Cover Artist

Extraordinary Employee

New Games

Product Spotlight


Calendar of Events

In the News

Community Outreach

Ad Index