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15th Anniversary Gamification

Global Gaming Business has come up with a little game to see how familiar you are with the magazine.

15th Anniversary Gamification

GGB is celebrating 15 years of publication, and we’re doing it with a nod to our industry.

In today’s casino world, it’s all about gamification—making a game out of promotions, events and entertainment. So the GGB staff came up with a little game to see how familiar you are with the magazine. Good luck and let us know how you did!

What was the cover story in the premiere issue of Global Gaming Business magazine?
a. There wasn’t one, generic “global” photo
b. Caribbean casinos
c. New Jersey Senator Robert Torricelli

Who was featured on the first “25 People to Watch” cover in 2003?
a. George Maloof
b. Steve Wynn
c. Bob Boughner

How many times has GGB featured a U.S. president on the cover of one of its publications?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 4

The first issue of GGB to feature a cover on Macau was:
a. April 2004
b. August 2004
c. November 2004

How many times was Asia mentioned on the covers of GGB in 2006?
a. 3
b. 4
c. 6

Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson revealed first to GGB:
a. LVS was entering the Macau market
b. His opposition to online gambling
c. Who he was going to support in the 2012 presidential primaries

Who replaced Frank Fahrenkopf as president of the AGA?
a. Jim Murren
b. Geoff Freeman
c. Donald Trump

GGB changed its logo in this 2013 issue:
a. May
b. July
c. November

This important group was the focus of the August 2014 cover story.
a. Slot players
b. Millennials
c. Baby Boomers

The dominant supplier for table games is
a. Scientific Games
b. TSCJohnHuxley
c. GPI


a. There wasn’t one, generic photo
a. George Maloof
b. 2 (Donald Trump, March 15, 2003 and Barack Obama, Tribal Government Gaming 2016)
b. August 2004
b. 4
b. His opposition to online gambling
b. Geoff Freeman
c. November
b. Millennials
a. Scientific Games

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