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Art Paikowsky

President, International Center for Responsible Gaming

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Art Paikowsky was recently named as president of the International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG). He brings decades of experience in charities and non-profits, and is rapidly getting up to speed on gaming. Paikowsky assumes his duties as concerns about responsible gaming ramp up with the rapid spread of sports betting in the U.S. He explains that the new participants in this side of the industry need to get committed to research and treatment of problem gambling by funding the work done by the ICRG. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros at G2E in October.

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.