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Raving On Air: Northern Quest Resort & Casino Two Years After Reopening

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The Northern Quest Resort & Casino Leadership Team – Nick Pierre, Kalispel Tribal Council and General Manager, Sam Askew, Executive Director of Resort Operations, Jason D. Beasley, Chief Financial Officer, Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority and Jake Patterson, Director of Marketing – discuss how they have changed their financial planning over the past two years as…

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Raving On Air: Ryan Albright, Leisure Gaming

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Ryan Albright, Managing Partner, Leisure Gaming Inc. sits down with Deana Scott to catch us up on what’s happening around their properties. Join us as Ryan shares his families history, their philosophy, and how it makes Leisure Gaming as successful as it is today.

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Raving On Air: Siobhan Lane, Light and Wonder

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In this week’s Raving On Air, Deana sits down with Siobhan Lane, Chief Commercial Officer with Light and Wonder who is a Top 40 Under 40 Emerging Leader and in 2020 recognized as one of the most influential female leaders in gaming. Read the below transcript or watch the video to hear more.   What…

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Raving’s Got (NEW) Talent!

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Have you ever wondered just how hard it would be to judge a talent show? To find the next “superstar”? Well, let me tell you, it’s tough. But we did it. We found TWO as we just finalized our search for the next “Ravers.” There was extremely tough competition, as the quality and experience of…

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Susan Jensen, Executive Director, CNIGA

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For those of you new to the industry, it may seem like the Tribal casinos we know today have been around forever. Some of us old-timers remember when they were temporary sprung structures, not like the many luxury, four-star resorts they are today. The transition to legal gambling for Tribes and the collective efforts and…

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Surprising Virtual Conference Data

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Not gonna lie. Like so many other suppliers to the gaming and hospitality industry, we’re still recovering from the impacts of COVID on our business. With that said, our “recovery” is NOT back to the same model built on 23 years in business. The crisis catapulted us to move future plans of new products and…

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Raving Intro Programs to Drive Revenue and Reduce Costs

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We’ve developed seven programs for a successful start to 2021. These programs will help you drive revenue and protect costs while you are operating with less staff, less players and less resources. These are low-cost programs starting designed to prepare you for 2021 and provide critical support now. These programs are only available for a limited time. We’ve created…

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Interview with Pam Shaw, Congresswoman, Osage Nation Congress

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When I think of women in leadership roles, I think of Pam Shaw. Pam was one of the first Native, female CEOs in the gaming industry. When I think of women who inspire and encourage others, both male and female, yet again, I think of Pam Shaw, who is the Chairwoman & Co-Founder of the…

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What’s Happening at NB3 Foundation this November!

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It’s that time of year again! NB3FIT WEEK 2020 is only a month away and the Notah Begay III (NB3) Foundation is excited to once again call upon Tribes, Native-led organizations, urban Indian centers, schools and groups to host a VIRTUAL Native youth-centered physical activity, fitness and/or healthy activity event during NB3FIT WEEK,  November 2-8, 2020.…

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Will the Real Michael Hochman Please Put the Suit On

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Lilly (12) and Lucy (9), daughters of our great friend Michael Hochman, Vice President Casino Operations, Canterbury Park, Shakopee, MN, put on their dad’s suit and explain how their facility is preparing for guests to arrive when they reopen. Thanks Michael for giving us a laugh this Monday morning and we wish the best to…

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