“For many gaming tribes across the country, a challenge is not trying to figure out what to new-build next (unless market opportunities and demand warrant), but how to aggressively maximize or reinvent every square foot of existing space,” says Dike Bacon, principal for the Memphis-based Hnedak Bobo Group, which has a rich tradition with tribal… Read more »
News by Topic: Indian Gaming
As we continue to strengthen our commitment to clients in the Western US, HBG is pleased to announce we will be opening an office in Southern California during the first quarter of 2016. The new office will be led by Joe Baruffaldi, AIA, who has joined HBG as Principal and Group Leader. Joe represents an… Read more »
The Seneca Nation was far from the first tribe to enter tribal gaming, but when they decided to take the plunge, they were all in. First, Seneca Niagara became a success near the famous falls. Then a second casino in Allegany, New York followed in that path. Finally, a small casino in Buffalo was more… Read more »
Congratulations to our client, the Tohono O’odham Nation on the grand opening of the first phase of the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino in Maricopa County, Arizona. The HBG-designed casino officially opened to the public on December 20, 2015. We have compiled articles on the project below – take a look for a peek into… Read more »
By Danny Valle, AIA, Principal, Hnedak Bobo Group You have a thriving regional casino operation and loyal gaming customers. Baby Boomers have been your bread and butter demographic for years. Now you are wondering how to reach the millennial generation, when article after article tells you that millennials do not prefer slot machines-but your main… Read more »
Joanne Israel, Corporate Director of Finance Operations for the Seneca Tribe of Indians, was recently awarded the inaugural Rising Leader Award. Co-sponsored by Hnedak Bobo Group, Wells Fargo, KlasRobinson Q.E.D. and Indian Gaming Magazine, in conjunction with the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA), the nominees were reviewed and selected by NIGA. “The magnitude of responsibility… Read more »
Buffalo’s economic development revival is spurring a $40 million expansion of the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino that will see the size of the two-year-old downtown gaming venue grow by more than 42 percent.
Original article here from the Kingston Community News The 12- to 18-foot totem pole that Jake Jones will carve for The Point Hotel will contain a lot of symbolism. Two hands holding a copper plate, representing wealth. A chief. A bear holding an orca, a symbol of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe.
See Full Article in Casino Enterprise Management For nearly a decade, Casino Enterprise Management has had the privilege of bringing recognition and honor to the legions of talented women professionals in the gaming industry through our Great Women of Gaming Awards. Over the years, we have found no shortage of worthy individuals for consideration for this honor…. Read more »
ORIGINAL ARTICLE AT INDIAN COUNTRY TODAY In the gaming world, much emphasis is placed on potential. Facilities often tout numbers of slot machines, table games and average winnings. But ICTMN found 10 Native-owned casinos and resorts that combine state-of-art gaming options with stunning architecture and design, offering guests the best of gaming, and an authentic… Read more »