The top speakers at Raving’s 19th Indian Gaming National Marketing Conference, held at Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., last month, gave attendees a unique chance to appreciate the past, present and future potential of tribal gaming.
Ethno-nationalism is the political craze in America and Europe these days, and there are valid reasons for it. But as a business strategy, country-first is commercial malpractice, as the casino industry could readily attest.
The Casino Marketing & Technology Conference is here so I thought I’d look back to the very recent past at Southern Gaming Summit, where Julia Carcamo of J Carcamo & Associates led a discussion entitled, “Advertising that Works.”
Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming operations arm of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, the only federally-recognized tribe in Alabama, has the advantage of a nearly captive market in its home state and excellent access to the Atlanta market, where it competes for gaming customers with Harrah’s Cherokee in western North Carolina.