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Adam Goldberg

CEO, Rock ‘n Brews

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When Kiss frontmen Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley wanted to invest in a company that specializes in good food and drinks, they went to Rock & Brews, a rock n’ roll bar and restaurant chain operated by legendary rock promoter Dave Furano. Today, there are almost 20 Rock & Brews across the country, many in casinos in California, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Florida. CEO Andy Goldberg explains how the company works with casinos, both commercial and tribal, and why Rock & Brews is building a powerful brand that can fit almost any gaming situation. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros on the exhibit floor at G2E in October in Las Vegas. 

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Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry's leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows. He is the author of the best-selling book, How to Win at Casino Gambling (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named "Businessman of the Year" for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012.

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