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Andrew Cardno

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Quick Custom Intelligence

Andrew Cardno

Andrew Cardno is a legend in the gaming industry. For years, he has been an advocate of being able to access and interpret the millions of data points in the data banks of every casino operator. Cardno has joined with another legend, Ralph Thomas, to create their groundbreaking company Quick Custom Intelligence or QCI. The company has created platforms that enable casino executives to access and interpret data about customers, slot activity, marketing applications and loyalty programs so they can give their players what they want. QCI makes extensive use of artificial intelligence along with blockchain technology to create programs that gaming operators can easily understand and apply. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros in January from his office in San Diego.

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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