What makes a movie great is not just what you see, but what you hear. Take away the musical score from many films and they'd barely be recognizable. All this week, we'll talk with people who write these scores for the big screen.
Calculating Arizona's Indian Gaming Industry
Whether you have bought tickets for a Saturday night concert, gone out for a birthday dinner or spent part of an afternoon pulling the one-armed bandit, you have contributed to Arizona’s huge Indian gaming industry.
More than 15,000 people worked in casino hotel and restaurant facilities in 2011 in the state, and according to a report by Jonathan B. Taylor of the Florida-based Taylor Policy Group, Indian gaming revenue was nearly $2 billion in Arizona in the 2012 fiscal year. Taylor said the recent economic downturn did hurt Indian gaming, though, in the same way it did other sectors.