Raving Adds Strategic Partner Lean Revisions to Business Optimization Team

Raving has expanded their resources again! The Native-owned, full service casino and hospitality firm, announced the addition to their business optimization team experts with Jeff and Mason Gray, experts in the Lean Six Sigma process improvement skills that have transformed businesses of all sizes. Listen here to Raving CEO Deana Scott’s interview with the Grays. Is…

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Happy Holidays from Raving!

It’s hard to sum up a year quite like this and express just how thankful we are for you, our community, our team, our partners … What’s been incredible to both Brady and I, is just how, after so many months of highs, lows and in-betweens, to have witnessed such unfailing spirit, resilience, vulnerability, compassion…

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Support Native-Owned Businesses this Holiday Season

Think about Native and Tribally-owned businesses and those who directly support the Native American community when placing your holiday gift orders for team members, clients, friends and family this year. Below are links and resources to connect you with Native and Tribally-owned businesses this holiday season: American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AINTA) – Shop Native…

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Raving On Air: Dr. Stowe Shoemaker, UNLV Harrah College of Hospitality

As we head into 2022, utilizing technology and attracting talent to meet our guest’s needs is the priority. In this interview with Dr. Stowe Shoemaker, Dean of the UNLV Harrah College of Hospitality we cover this topic and more including: How do we use technology to reduce the points of friction for a guest? What…

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Raving On Air: Marcus Yoder, GAN and Jason Lim, Ainsworth @ G2E

As the Tribal Gaming & Hospitality Magazine and Raving teams returned from the first G2E show since 2019, what struck me is how creating partnerships with culturally and strategically aligned companies benefits our guests twofold: by delivering and developing more of the right products to the market as well as more quickly. And in today’s business…

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G2E 2021 Photo Gallery

Photos from the Global Gaming Expo (G2E), October 4 – 7, 2021 and the Native Networking Party October 6, 2021 at Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas. The event was sponsored by Native-owned businesses Raving, Tribal Gaming & Hospitality Magazine, Red Circle and Slotco (a Mille Lacs Corporate Venture Company), plus supporters Imagine…

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On the Road at Wildhorse Resort & Casino

I’m reporting to you from the road in Eastern Oregon. You can say, I’ve went back in time a quarter of a century. See, over 25 years ago, I met Al Tovey. I had just started working in marketing for the Coquille Indian Tribe at the Mill Casino Resort (my husband Brady’s Tribe). Al was…

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Tribal Casinos & Music Fans Come Together to Raise $10K for Native Youth

What do you get when you bring together Tribal casinos, famous music acts, 15 autographed guitars, and a worthy cause? A rockin’ fundraiser raising critical dollars for the Notah Begay III Foundation. The Native Strong Comedy Slam added a new element in its sixth year, a 100% virtual, on-line guitar auction. Tribal casinos from across…

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Lawrence Levy, CEO, Ainsworth @ NIGA 2021

After an unprecedented transition period for casinos and specifically the Tribal market, how has Ainsworth’s strategy changed to meet the needs of today’s players? Their solution, bringing the floor back with a focus on games that perform the best. Lawrence Levy, CEO, Ainsworth, talks about their full suite of new games, plus the new A-STAR Curve XL cabinet. This new…

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