17 Years of People to Watch

Every year since 2003 GGB has compiled a list of the movers and shakers in the casino industry. Here is a look at those who made the list.

NOTE: Titles and companies are consistent with the position of the honoree named to the 25 People to Watch list that year.

2003

  • Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Nevada
  • Mark Brown, President, Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts
  • James Butler, General Counsel, Argosy Gaming
  • Peter Carlino, Chairman & CEO, Penn National Gaming
  • Gerard Charlier, President & CEO, Paul-Son Gaming
  • Linda Chen, COO, Wynn Macau
  • Staci Columbo, Corporate VP Marketing, Station Casinos
  • Anthony Curtis, Publisher, Las Vegas Advisor
  • Bernard E. DeLury, Jr., VP & Deputy General Counsel, Park Place Entertainment
  • Henk Kivits, Chairman & CEO, Holland Casinos
  • George Maloof (Cover), The Palms Hotel Casino
  • Beverly Martin, Mississippi Casino Operators Association
  • Rosa Mateo, CEO, Svenska Speil
  • Jim McAlpine, President & CEO, Magna Entertainment
  • Miguel “Michael” Mikasinovic, Managing Director, IGT Latin America
  • Anthony Miranda, President, Pechanga Development Corp.
  • Larry Mullin, Executive VP, Marketing, Borgata Hotel & Casino
  • Jamie Packer, Chairman, Publishing and Broadcasting Ltd.
  • Des Randall, CEO, Aristocrat Leisure
  • Victor Rocha, Webmaster, Pechanga.net
  • Bruce Rowe, Corporate VP, Slot Operations, Harrah’s Entertainment
  • Christa Short, Managing Director, Bear Stearns
  • Bobby Siller, Membere, Nevada Gaming Control Board
  • Michael J. Thomas, Chairman, Mashantucket Pequot Tribe
  • Meg Tiveus, Director, International Business Development, Cirsa

 

2004

  • Karen Bozich, VP & CIO, Wynn Resorts
  • Barry Brandon, Partner, Akin Gump
  • Mark Brown, Tribal Council Chairman, Mohegan Tribe
  • Bernie Burkholder, President & CEO Treasure Bay Casino, Biloxi
  • Dr. Martin Canepa, President, ALAJA
  • Ken Condon, President, Bally’s Atlantic City
  • Heliodoro Giner, Secretary-General European Casino Forum
  • Greg Hawkins, GM of Operations, Sky City Adelaide
  • Gavin Isaacs (Cover), President, Aristocrat Technologies Inc
  • Armin Karu, Chairman, Olympic Casino Group
  • John Kelly, Chief Executive, Gala Group.
  • Congressman Frank LoBiondo, New Jersey
  • Aimee Marcel, Sr. Equity Research Assoc. Jefferies & Co
  • Punam Mather, VP Corporate Diversity, MGM Mirage
  • Thomas J. Matthews, President, CEO & COO, IGT
  • Andrew McIntosh, Minister of Media and Heritage, UK Dept for Culture, Media and Sport
  • Kate McLennan, Group Marketing Dir. Victoria Holdings
  • Tom Moore, VP Design & Construction, Harrah’s Entertainment
  • Tom Nugent, VP, JCM American Corp.
  • Javier Saenz, Sr. VP, Information Solutions VCAT Inc.
  • Michelle Shriver, VP & GM Ameristar Casino Hotel, Kansas City
  • Michael Soll, VP Planning & Development, Caesars Entertainment
  • Valerie Spicer, VP & GM, Borrego Springs Bank
  • James Starr,VP Class II Gaming, Multimedia Games Inc.
  • Stephen J. Szapor, Executive VP, The Innovation Group

 

2005

  • Joe Billhimer, President, Hard Rock Biloxi
  • Michael Boettcher, President & CEO, Storm International
  • Elke Chenevey, Financial Adviser and Tribal Gaming Investment Banker, Merrill Lynch
  • Cloyce “Chuck” Choney, Commissioner, National Indian Gaming Commission
  • Marc Crisafulli, SR. VP, Gaming Solutions GTECH Corp
  • Mitchell Etess, President & CEO, Mohegan Sun Casino Resort
  • Ross Ferrar         , Executive Officer, AGMMA (Australasian Gaming Machine Manufacturers Assoc.)
  • Vincent Fumo, Pennsylvania State Senator, D-Philadelphia
  • Steven A. Geller, Florida State Senator, District 31
  • Richard Haddrill, President & CEO, Alliance Gaming Corp
  • Dean Hestermann, Director of Issues Management and Strategic Communications, Harrah’s Ent.
  • Pansy Ho, Managing Director, Shun Tak Holdings
  • Dave Jonas, SR. VP-Atlantic City, Harrah’s Entertainment
  • Jeffrey King, VP of Marketing, Aladdin/Planet Hollywood
  • Sylvie Linard (Cover), CEO, Cyberview Technology, Inc.
  • Mark Macarro, Chairman, Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians
  • Frank McFadden, COO, Venetian Macau Ltd.
  • Stuwart Paisano,VP, Governor, Sandia Pueblo
  • Lesley Pittman, VP, Government Affairs, Station Casinos
  • Felix Rappaport, President & CEO, New York-New York Hotel
  • Sebastian Salat, Managing Director, WMS Gaming Int’l
  • John Schadler, Managing Partner, Schadler Kramer Group
  • Keith Smith, COO, Boyd Gaming Corporation
  • Jonathan Swain, COO, Peninsula Gaming
  • Jenny Williams, Chief Executive, Great Britain Gaming Board

 

2006

  • Bobby Baldwin, President, Mirage Resorts Division, MGM Mirage
  • Mark Balestra, VP of Publishing, River City Group
  • Lyle Bell, SR. VP, Information Technology, Seminole Tribe Of Florida
  • Tom Carver, Executive Director, NJ Casino Reinvestment Development Authority
  • Ali Civile, Director of Sales, IGT Europe
  • Len DeAngelo, Executive VP of Operations, Penn National
  • Mike Fields, Executive VP, Action Gaming
  • Duncan Fischer, CEO & Managing Director, Tattersall’s Ltd.
  • James Hill, Tribal Spokesman, La Posta Band of Kumeyaay
  • Lawrence Ho Yau Lung, Managing Director, Melco International Dev.
  • Lee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister, Singapore
  • Marian Ilitch (Cover), Principal Owner, MotorCity Casino, Detroit
  • Maryanne Boyd Johnson, Vice Chairman, Boyd Gaming Corp
  • Simon Kimble, CEO, Clarion Events
  • Richard Langlois, SR. VP Marketing, Hooters Casino Hotel
  • Charlie McCreevy, European Commissioner, Internal Market & Services
  • Sheila Morago, Executive Director, Arizona Indian Gaming
  • Association
  • Joe Navarro, President & CEO, San Pasqual Casino Development Group
  • Bill Paulos, Partner, Millennium Management
  • James Perry, President & CEO, Trump Entertainment Resorts
  • Tobin Prior, President, Gaming Division Kerzner Int’l
  • Michael Ratner, Product Manager Atronic Americas
  • Ramesh Srinivasan, Executive VP Bally Gaming & Systems
  • Darlyne Sullivan, General Manager, Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Reno
  • Richard Williamson, Director, Gaming Laboratory Operations, State of Pennsylvania
  • Glenda Zuhse, VP & Regional Director of Marketing, Sam’s Town

 

2007

  • “Ron” Allen, Tribal Chairman, Jamestown S’Klallam of Washington
  • Harmen Brenninkmejier, CEO, Octavian International
  • Steven Crystal, President & Chief Marketing Officer, Las Vegas Gaming, Inc.
  • Kevin DeSanctis, President & CEO, Revel Entertainment
  • Henry Duro, Chairman, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
  • Liz Foster-Anderson, GM, Shooting Star Casino
  • Anders Galfvensjo, Chief Expansion Officer, Olympic Ent. Group
  • Erwin Haitzmann, Chairman and co-CEO, Century Casinos
  • Peter Hoetzinger         , Vice Chairman, President and Co-CEO Century
  • Stanley Ho Hung-sun, Chief Executive, SJM
  • Brad Johnson, VP of Marketing, Aristocrat Technologies
  • Tan Sri KT Lim, Chairman, President & CEO, Genting
  • Anthony Marnell III, Chairman, M Gaming Inc.
  • Don Marrandino, President, Flamingo & Harrah’s Las Vegas
  • Michael Mitchell, VP Game Development /Product Management, Bally Technologies
  • John O’Brien, President, Foxwoods Resort Casino
  • Joe Shirley, Jr., President, Navajo Nation
  • Robert J. Soper, President & CEO, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
  • Dr. Karl Stoss, Director General, Casinos Austria
  • Vicki Tilton, Director of Marketing, Harrah’s AC
  • Kim Townsend, SR. VP Marketing, Pinnacle Entertainment
  • Jean Venneman (Cover), VP Game Development, IGT
  • Roger Wagner, President, Resorts International
  • Lou White, Founder & President, PokerTek, Inc.
  • Larry Woolf, President & CEO, Navegante Group
  • State Duma, The Russian Federation

 

2008

  • Jim Allen, CEO, Seminole Tribe of Florida
  • Don H. Barden, Manager, Chairman, President & CEO of Majestic Star, LLC
  • Jennifer Standing Bear, Marketing Director, Million Dollar Elm Casino
  • Milo Borissov, President & CEO, Casino Technology
  • Dan D’Arrigo, Executive VP & CFO, MGM Mirage
  • Christie Eickelman, SR. Director Worldwide Marketing, GLI
  • Rosalind Krause, GM, Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort
  • Steven Lim, Sales & Marketing Director, RGB
  • Lam Yin Lok, Chairman, Jimei Group
  • Enrique Lopez, Marketing Director, Casinos de Catalunya and Grup Peralada Tourism Division
  • Virginia McDowell, President & COO, Isle of Capri Casinos
  • Kelly McDougald, CEO Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corp
  • Kathleen McLaughlin-Harris, Managing Director, Global Slot Marketing & Operations, Las Vegas Sands Corporation
  • Eric Meyerhofer, CEO, FutureLogic
  • Kunal Mishra, VP Product Management & Marketing, Cadillac Jack
  • Kazuo Okada (Cover), Chairman, Aruze Corp. & Vice Chairman, Wynn Resorts Ltd.
  • Larry Pacey, SR. VP Product Development, WMS Gaming
  • Justin Quis Quis, Chairman, San Pasqual Gaming Commission
  • Bruce Rowe, SR. VP Strategy & Business Developmen, Bally Technologies
  • Keith Smith, President & CEO, Boyd Gaming
  • Lisa Tenner, President, Tenner & Associates
  • Tony & Victor Tong, CEO & President, PacificNet
  • Marlin Torguson, President, Torguson Gaming Group
  • Dario Zutel, Chairman & CEO, Win Systems
  • Pablo Zuppi, Diego Fiz & Sergio Maglio, Owners & Directors, Yogonet.com

 

2009

  • John Acres, Partner, Acres-Fiore, Inc.
  • Rob Bone, VP of Marketing, WMS Gaming
  • Brenda Boudreaux, VP Product Management, IGT
  • Tracy Burris, Chairman, Tribal Gaming Commission, Viejas
  • Gene Chayevsky, Chairman & CEO, Cadillac Jack
  • Rich Fiore, Partner, Acres-Fiore, Inc.
  • Kevin Gover, Director, Smithsonian’s National Museum of The American Indian
  • Richard Haddrill, President & CEO, Bally Technologies
  • Brian Hansberry, President & CEO, Seneca Gaming
  • Matthias Hein, CEO, Spielbank SH GmbH
  • Paul Heretakis, VP, Westar Architects
  • Paul Herzfeld, CEO, Casinos Austria International
  • Josh Hirshberg, CFO, Boyd Gaming
  • Jamie Hummingbird, Director, Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission
  • Ken Jolly, GM Asia/Pacific, Aristocrat Technologies
  • Katre Kaarenperk-Vanatoa, Chief Marketing Officer, Olympic Entertainment Group
  • Kevin Kelley, Executive VP & COO, Station Casinos
  • Lyubov Loginova, Chairman of the Board, Alsart
  • Vincente di Loreto, COO, Codere America
  • Gail McDonald, Director of Construction Administration, Innovation Project Development Company
  • Nigel Morrison, CEO, SkyCity Entertainment Group
  • Andrew Pascal (Cover), President & COO, Wynn Las Vegas and Encore
  • Arthur Schleifer, Chief Marketing Officer, Pinnacle Entertainment
  • George Tanasijevich, VP Singapore Development/GM Marina Bay Sands
  • Joe Weinberg, President, Gaming & Resorts Division, Cordish
  • Marilyn Winn, President, Rio, Paris and Bally’s, Harrah’s Entertainment

 

2010

  • George Barbulescue, Axion Leisure Development
  • Ken Baronsky, Partner, Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP
  • Phillip Barow, Managing Director, GLI Europe
  • Simon Beacham, Head of Electronic Gaming, Rank Group Plc
  • John Berrey, Chairman, Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma
  • John Connelly, Vice President-International, Bally Technologies
  • David Cordish, Chairman, The Cordish Companies
  • Howard Dreitzer, COO, Seminole Gaming
  • Randy Fine, Managing Director, The Fine Point Group
  • Bruce Golding, Prime Minister of Jamaica
  • Greg Gronau, President & CEO, Gaming Partners Int’l
  • Francis Lui (Cover), Deputy Chairman, Galaxy Entertainment Group
  • Andrew MacDonald, Executive VP Gaming, Marina Bay Sands
  • Lynn Malerba, Chairwoman, Mohegan Tribe
  • Carolina Navarro, President & COO, Beneficial Holdings
  • Debra Nelson, VP Corporate Diversity, MGM Mirage
  • David Patent, COO, Rush Street Gaming
  • Senator Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader
  • Kip Ritchie, Executive VP, Potawatomi Business Development
  • Barry Shier, Managing Principal, The Partner House
  • Kim Sinatra, SR. VP and General Counsel, Wynn Resorts
  • George Skibine, Acting Chairman, National Indian Gaming Commission & Deputy Asst. Sec. Indian Affairs
  • Kate Spilde, Endowed Chair, Sycuan Gaming Institute
  • Eric Tom, Executive VP, North American Sales & Mktg. IGT
  • Alex Yemenidjian, President & CEO, Tropicana Las Vegas

 

2011

  • Lorenzo Creighton, CEO, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment
  • Stanley Crooks, Chairman, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux
  • Matthew P. Cullen, President & COO, Rock Gaming
  • Robert Drake, CFO, Galaxy Entertainment
  • Alexandra Epstein, Executive Manager, El Cortez Hotel
  • Robert F. Griffin, CEO, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Inc.
  • Thomas Hoskens, VP, Cuningham Group Architecture P.A.
  • Laurie Itkin, VP of Government Affairs, Betfair TVG
  • Katrina Lane, Chief Technology Officer, Caesars Entertainment
  • Carl Leaver, CEO, Gala Coral Group
  • Michael Leven (Cover), President & COO, Las Vegas Sands
  • Amy Lipton, VP Marketing, WMS Gaming
  • Leslie Lohse, Chairwoman, California Tribal Business Alliance Board
  • Jana McKeag, President, Lowry Strategies
  • Cory Morowitz, President, Morowitz Gaming Advisors
  • Paxton Myers, Chief of Staff, National Indian Gaming Commission
  • Cristino (Bong) Naguiat, Chairman, PAGCOR
  • Jamie Odell, CEO, Managing Director, Aristocrat Leisure Ltd.
  • Birgitte Sand, Director, Danish Gambling Authority
  • Chris Satchell, Chief Technology Officer, IGT
  • Robert Saucier, President & CEO, Galaxy Gaming
  • Ramesh Srinivasan, Executive VP, Bally Systems, Bally Technologies
  • Jamie P. Stuck, Tribal Council Vice Chairman, Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi
  • Steve Sutherland, COO, Executive VP, Konami Gaming Inc.
  • Doni Taube, SR. VP, Global Gaming Marketing Strategy, MGM Resorts International
  • Eric Thomassian, Founder and President, XpertX
  • Tim Wilmott, President & COO, Penn National Gaming

 

2012

  • Alan Shatter, Irish Minister for Justice, Equality and Defense
  • Karl Stoss, CEO Casinos Austria International
  • Cirian Carruthers, CEO, Asia Pacific
  • Gillian Murphy, VP/Non-gaming, Galaxy Entertainment
  • Richard Pennington, CEO, Aruze Gaming
  • Ross O’Hanley, VP Sales, Konami Gaming
  • Dike Bacon, Hnedak Bobo Group
  • Joc Pececnik, CEO, Interblock
  • Patrick Ramsey, CEO, Multimedia Games
  • Anthony Sanfilippo, President & CEO, Pinnacle Entertainment
  • Sean Lanni, VP, MGM Resorts
  • John Palmieri, Executive Director, CRDA
  • Dr. Miriam Adleson (Cover), Las Vegas Sands
  • Rob Norton, CEO, Maryland Live
  • Eric Berg, President, IGT
  • Bryan Kelly, Senior Vice President of Technology, Bally Technologies
  • Karen Sock, Margaritaville
  • Salim Adatia, GLI
  • Rick Mazer, GM, Flamingo Hotel & Casino
  • Whit Askew, Sr. VP, American Gaming Association
  • Seth Schorr, CEO, Fifth Street Gaming
  • Beatrice Rangel, President of Codere
  • John Harte, Partner, Mapetsi Consulting
  • Larry Werner, Senior VP, MCapitol Management
  • Gary Pitchlynn, Managing Attorney, Pitchlynn Law

 

2013

  • Cath Burns (Cover), CEO, TCSJohnHuxley
  • Allon Englman, Vice President and Design Chief III, WMS
  • Judy Alberti, VP Entertainment, Station Casinos
  • Kim Arnold, COO, Innovation Group
  • Steve Martino, Executive Director, MD Lottery & Gaming Commission
  • Jason Giles, Executive Director, NIGA
  • Bob Miodunski, President, AGS
  • Martin Storm, President, BMM
  • Stephen Crosby, Chairman, Massachusetts Casino Control Commission
  • Ann Fleming, Principal, Cleo Design
  • Kirsten Clark, COO, GPI
  • Jon Gray, VP & GM, Linq
  • Jens Halle, Managing Director, Novomatic
  • Bart Lewin, CEO/CTO of NEWave
  • Anton Nikodemus, VP Casino Marketing, MGM Resorts
  • Daniel Rodriguez, Chief Creative Officer, IGT
  • Alen Lang, President, bwin.party entertainment
  • Aaron Gomes, President, Jupiters Casino Hotel
  • Tom Puhlman, President, Golden Nugget Atlantic City
  • Rob Rosette, Principal, Rosette Law Firm
  • David Baazov, CEO, Amaya Gaming
  • Linda Trinh, VP Marketing, MulitMedia Games
  • Akiko Takahasi, VP, Human Resources, Melco Crown
  • Dan Savage, Sr. VP Marketing, Bally Technologies
  • Ron Allen, Chairman, Washington Indian Gaming Association and Chairman of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe
  • Tom Soukup, VP Systems, Konami Gaming

 

2014

  • John Acres (Cover), President & CEO, Acres 4.0
  • Rich Emery, Principal, Thalden Boyd Emery Architects
  • Paul Gordon, VP Sales, Rymax Marketing
  • Tim Richards, GM / Sr. VP Interactive Solutions, Global Cash Access
  • Bill Clifford, CFO Penn National
  • Seth Markowsky, President, Markowsky Restaurant Group
  • Heliodor Giner, Secretary General, Spanish Casino Association
  • David Berman, Analyst, Macquarie
  • James McHugh, Commissioner, Massachusetts Gaming Commission
  • Rob Goldstein, COO, Las Vegas Sands
  • Scott Kreeger, President & COO, Revel Casino Hotel
  • Rory Shanahan, VP Marketing, WMS Interactive
  • Grant Govertson, Analyst, Union Gaming
  • Kelvin Tan, VP, Melco Crown
  • Kevin P. Brown, Chairman, Mohegan Tribe
  • David Rittvo, VP, Innovation Group
  • Marcus Yoder, VP, IGT Interactive
  • Derek Moobery, VP Gaming, Bally
  • Anna Sainsbury, President, Geocomply
  • Anna Romanova, VP Casino Marketing, Aria
  • Donald Colvin, CFO, Caesars Entertainment
  • Todd Nisbet, Exec. VP, Strategy & Design, Crown Resorts
  • Joe Hassan, GM, Graton Casino
  • Joe Olujic, COO, Osage Casino
  • Steffani Cochran, Chief Legal Counsel, Pojoaque Pueblo of New Mexico
  • Elena Arabadjieva, Director of Investor Relations, Resorts World Sentosa

 

2015

  • David Baazov (Cover), President & CEO, Amaya
  • Karla Perez, VP Gaming, Cintas
  • Matt Davey, President & CEO, NYX Gaming
  • Eloy Inos, Governor, Northern Marianas
  • Tony Fung, Partner, Aquis
  • Kate O’Keefe, Reporter, Wall St. Journal
  • Martha Sabol, Partner, Greenberg Traurig
  • David Sambur, Partner, Apollo
  • Shaun McCaulmley, GM, Grand Ho Tram, Vietnam
  • Ram Chary, CEO Global Cash Access
  • Andrew Klebanow, Partner, GMA
  • Rich Sullivan, President, Red Square Gaming
  • Craig Weissman, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Duetto
  • Ron Rosenbaum, Senior VP, American Gaming Association
  • Lynn Valbuena, Chairwoman, San Manuel Tribe
  • Eric Meyerhofer, President, Gamblit
  • Michael Mathis, President and GM, MGM Springfield
  • Paul Steelman, President & CEO, Steelman Partners
  • Governor Richard Luarkie, Laguna Tribe, New Mexico
  • Bob DeSalvio, GM, Wynn Massachusetts
  • Steve Park, Managing Director of KORE Co., Korea
  • Ed Tracy, President, Sands China
  • Steven Tight, VP Asian Development, Caesars
  • Susan Cartwright, VP Marketing, IGT
  • Katie Lever, General Counsel, Bally Technologies
  • David Lopez, CEO, AGS

 

2016

  • Marco Sala (Cover), President and CEO, IGT
  • Ken Manuel, GM, Gila River
  • Brent Pinkston, COO, Poarch Tribe
  • Cody Martinez, Chairman, Sycuan Tribe
  • Angela S. Heikes, GM, Mystic Lake
  • Karen Fox-LaRose, Asst. GM, Mohegan Pocono Downs
  • Bill McBeath, CEO, Cosmopolitan
  • Jon Lucas, EVP Hard Rock International
  • John Connelly, President, Interblock
  • Jay Snowden, COO, Penn National
  • Brian Eby, Sr. VP, Rock Gaming
  • Jim Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer, Lottery Group, Scientific Games
  • Chris Gumiela, VP, MGM Resorts
  • David Woltmetz, VP, Gaming, Zebra
  • Elena Shampaner, VP- Strategic Incentives, Pinnacle Entertainment
  • Alan Dunch, Chairman, Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission
  • Nick Menas, Associate, Attorney, Fox Rothschild
  • Mark Clayton, Attorney, Greenberg Traurig
  • Dr. Wilfred Wong, President, Sands China
  • Adam Krejcik, Analyst, Eilers Research
  • Patrick Moore, VP, GLI
  • Derek Stevens, Co-Owner and President, D Las Vegas
  • Blairo Maggi, Senator, Brazil
  • Maureen Sweeny, CMO, Aristocrat
  • Roger Petterson, Vice President of Slot Operations, Station Casinos

 

2017

  • Kevin Sheehan (Cover), CEO, Scientific Games
  • Steve Weitman, Wynn Resorts COO
  • Ian Hughes, VP, GLI
  • Kevin Brady, Vice President of Casino Operations and Internet Gaming, Mohegan Sun
  • Cynthia Kiser Murphey, President, New York-New York
  • Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada
  • Greg Carano, CEO, Eldorado Resorts
  • Dallas Orchard, SVP, Global Premium Products, IGT
  • Tammy Farley, President, Rainmaker Group
  • Darren Student, VP Sales/Gaming, Agilysys
  • Charlie Vig, Chairman, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
  • Kevin Kelly, COO, Galaxy Entertainment
  • Thomas Graf, Executive VP, Novomatic
  • Michael Silberling, CEO, Affinity Gaming
  • Andy Choy, Chief Gaming Officer, Melco International Development Limited
  • Luisa Woods, Vice President, Online and Internet Marketing, Tropicana Entertainment
  • Aron Ezra, President, OfferCraft
  • Anthony (AJ) Mason, Principal, Innovation Analytics
  • Chad Beynon, Senior Vice President—Equities Research, Macquarie Securities
  • Mike Salzman, SVP of Development, Caesars Entertainment
  • Connie Jones, Director of Responsible Gaming, AGEM
  • Ryan Eller, President, Resorts World Casino New York City
  • David Chang, CEO, Betcade
  • Kirk Sanford, President, Sightline
  • Luann Pappas, President, Scarlet Pearl, Mississippi

 

2018

  • Sean McBurney, General Manager, Caesars Palace
  • Marco Benvenuti (Cover), Co-Founder and Chief Marketing & Strategy Officer, Duetto
  • Andrew Burke, Senior Vice President, Products, AGS
  • Andrew Cardno, CTO and Co-Founder, VizExplorer
  • Nick Casiello, Partner, Fox Rothschild
  • Anne Chen, Senior Vice President, Casino Operations, Marina Bay Sands
  • Barry Cottle, CEO, Scientific Games Interactive
  • Marcus Diaz, Director of Organizational Development, Casino del Sol Resort
  • Sally Gainsbury, Deputy Director at Gambling Treatment & Research Clinic, University of Sydney
  • Matt Harkness, GM, Hard Rock Atlantic City
  • Ann Hoff, President and COO, Excalibur
  • Anika Howard, Senior Director for Product Marketing for Mobile, PlaySpot, and North American Sportsbetting, IGT
  • Bill Peters, General Manager, Chumash Casino Resort
  • Jesse Robles, Editor, Pechanga.net
  • Russell Sanna, Executive Director, NCRG
  • Tony Santo, CEO, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment
  • Tiffany Sides, Executive Director of Marketing Operations, Station Casinos
  • Matt Sodl, President, Innovation Capital
  • Kresimir Spajic, SVP Online Gaming, Hard Rock International
  • Chris Stearns, Chairman, Washington State Gambling Commission
  • Cassie Stratford, VP of Legal Affairs and Assistant General Counsel, Boyd Gaming
  • Tara MacLean Sweeney, Assistant Secretary, Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior
  • Simon Thomas, Chairman & CEO, Hippodrome Casino
  • Adam Wiesberg, Assistant General Manager, El Cortez
  • Jennifer Weisman, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Penn National Gaming

 

2019

  • Elaine Hodgson (Cover), President and CEO, Incredible Technologies
  • Mike Dreitzer, President, Gaming Arts
  • Travis Lunn, President and COO, Beau Rivage
  • Jonathan Jossell, CEO, Plaza
  • Kimo Akiona, AGS Chief Financial Officer
  • Jeff Hamilton, Assistant General Manager, Mohegan Sun
  • Michael Soll, President, Innovation Group
  • Cami Christensen, President and General Manager, Westgate
  • Laila Mintas, Deputy President, Sportradar
  • Karolina Pelc, Vice President, Casino Innovations, SG Digital
  • Mark Birtha, President, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain
  • Victor Duarte, Senior Vice President and Chief Product and Strategy Officer, Konami
  • Troy Hall, Director of Slot Operations, Desert Diamond Casino West Valley
  • Charles Hiten, Chief Executive, Merkur USA
  • Trevor Taylor, Vice President, Managed Services and Consulting, VizExplorer
  • Charles Cohen, Vice President Sports Betting, IGT PlayDigital
  • Chad Kornett, Senior Director of Technical Compliance, GLI
  • Alex Alvarado, Vice President, Slots, MGM National Harbor
  • Kenna Beaver, Senior Vice President of Products and Services for House Advantage
  • Kelly Shaw, Vice President, Oasis Systems North America, Aristocrat
  • Amber McDonald, Compliance Officer, National Indian Gaming Commission
  • Bea Carson, Chairwoman, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Gaming Commission
  • Jane Tsai, Founder and CEO, JCT Holdings
  • Kristian Nylen, CEO, Kambi
  • Tim Bucher, Chief Product Officer, Scientific Games

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