Global Gaming Business Magazine
901 American Pacific Drive, Suite 180
Henderson, Nevada 89014
GGB magazine, a division of Casino Connection International, is the leading monthly gaming trade publication focusing on the international casino industry. Distributed to 14,000 of the industry’s most important executives around the world, as well as public officials, regulators, attorneys and Native American governments, GGB magazine is the casino industry’s complete source for business information.
Affiliated publications with Global Gaming Business are:
- GGB News, the industry’s only weekly e-news magazine, can be found at www.ggbnews.com. An email highlighting new features every week will be delivered to your inbox.
- Tribal Government Gaming, the most comprehensive annual report on the state of the Indian gaming industry, with an April publication date. https://www.tribalgovernmentgaming.com.
- Casino Style, the only magazine devoted to design and construction in the gaming industry, with a June publication date. https://casinostylemagazine.com/.
- G2E Preview, a look ahead to Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the largest and most important trade show and conference on the gaming calendar, with a September publication date.
- Casino Connection International also publishes an online publication dedicated to Atlantic City and the surrounding east coast gaming market, with an emphasis on online gambling, Casino Connection AC. www.casinoconnection.com
GGB magazine is an official publication of the American Gaming Association and Global Gaming Expo (G2E).
The GGB Team
Roger Gros Publisher
Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business magazine and has been president of Casino Connection International, the magazines’ parent company, since 2001. Prior to joining CCI, Gros was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit (1995) and the Southern Gaming Summit (1994) conferences and trade shows. Gros was presented with the “Lifetime Achievement” honor at the 2012 American Gaming Association’s Gaming Communications Awards.
Frank Legato Editor
Frank Legato is editor of Global Gaming Business magazine. He has been writing on gaming topics since 1984, when he launched and served as editor of Casino Gaming magazine. Legato, a nationally recognized expert on slot machines, has served as editor and reporter for a variety of gaming publications, including Public Gaming, IGWB, Casino Journal, Casino Player, Strictly Slots and Atlantic City Insider. He has an B.A. in journalism and an M.A. in communications from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA. He is the author of the humor book How To Win Millions Playing Slot Machines… Or Lose Trying, and a coffee table book on Atlantic City, Atlantic City: In Living Color.
Lauren Byrge Director of Sales & Marketing
Lauren Byrge is the Director of Sales & Marketing for GGB magazine. She oversees the sales and marketing efforts for GGB, Casino Style, Tribal Government Gaming, G2E Preview and all online marketing for the GGB websites. Before this role, Byrge worked nearly a decade in the Advertising industry for top media firms iHeart Media, Greenspun Media Group, and Virgen Advertising in the Las Vegas market. In addition to her diverse media background, she has also managed the marketing and advertising campaigns for clientele spanning the entertainment, technology, and gaming industries. Byrge holds a BA in Journalism & Media Studies from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Floyd Sembler, Business Development Manager
Floyd Sembler is going on 20 years in advertising sales and marketing in the casino gaming industry. He was a former Advertising Director at IGWB (International Gaming and Wagering Business) and Casino Enterprise Management. Prior to being involved in gaming, Floyd was the VP/General Manager at 3M/MNI Networks and the Advertising Sales Director at Popular Mechanics magazine. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of the City of New York with a major in marketing and a minor in international trade.
Becky Kingman-Gros Chief Operating Officer
Becky Kingman-Gros is the COO of Casino Connection International, LLC. Becky started her 25-year career in publishing working for a small publisher that produced several weekly newspapers. During her tenure, she held positions in accounting, advertising and circulation. She moved on to work for Logical Solutions International, a hardware and software solutions provider, to the gaming & hospitality industries, and Morowitz Gaming, a consultant to the casino industry. This combined experience laid the groundwork for establishing Kingman-Gros as a leader with a unique understanding of this niche market. Becky has been with CCI since its inception and continues to strengthen the core focus of the company.
Robert Rossiello, Art Director, Site Manager & Photographer
Robert Rossiello is Art Director and Website Manager for Casino Connection International, LLC. He manages this and all other CCI company sites. He designs and produces the supplemental magazines to Global Gaming Business: Casino Style, G2E Preview, and Tribal Government Gaming. He is also a photographer and contributing editor for these magazines and this website.
Monica Cooley, Art Director
Monica Cooley is the Art Director of Global Gaming Business magazine, managing the incoming ads and the editorial layout. She has been designing magazines and supplements in the gaming industry for over 17 years. She focuses on keeping the magazine current with fresh layouts and informative graphics.