Gaming News

Raving’s Got (NEW) Talent!

By Raving / June 14, 2021 /

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

By Raving / April 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Susan Jensen, Executive Director, CNIGA

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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Meet Our New Analytics and Performance Partner

By Bryan Brammer / March 29, 2021 / Comments Off on Meet Our New Analytics and Performance Partner

Most of you know that us Ravers are data geeks through and through and we shout from the mountain tops (and whomever will listen to us) to follow the data! And we know we’re not alone, as analytics courses and topics are the number one request of our subscribers and conference attendees. So, we’ve got…

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Surprising Virtual Conference Data

By Deana Scott / February 26, 2021 / Comments Off on Surprising Virtual Conference Data

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

By Raving / January 1, 2021 /

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

By Raving / December 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Interview with Pam Shaw, Congresswoman, Osage Nation Congress

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!

By Raving / October 23, 2020 /

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

By Christine Faria / June 8, 2020 /

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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Northern Quest Resort & Casino and Kalispel Casino Operational Executive Team Share their Post-Opening Results

By Christine Faria / May 18, 2020 / Comments Off on Northern Quest Resort & Casino and Kalispel Casino Operational Executive Team Share their Post-Opening Results

with Tribal Gaming & Hospitality Magazine through an Interactive Roundtable Reno, NV – Over 130 attendees representing commercial and Tribal casinos throughout the US, Canada, Europe and even Mexico gathered yesterday, May 14, 2020 for an interactive roundtable. The Kalispel Tribe opened both of their casinos on May 5 and in the spirit of collaboration…

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What It Means to Be the “First” Tribal Casino to Open After Closures

By Christine Faria / May 7, 2020 / Comments Off on What It Means to Be the “First” Tribal Casino to Open After Closures

Q&A with Laura Stensgar, Coeur d’Alene Casino, Chief Executive Officer You’ve got to believe that everyone had their eyes on Coeur d’Alene Casino this past week. The casino had a soft opening on Monday, April 27 and a grand re-opening on May 1. Located in Northern Idaho, they have a 300-room hotel and their gaming…

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