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Gil Rotem

President, iGaming, IGT

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For Gil Rotem, the road to IGT was paved with experience. As a former strategic manager at Bet365 and 888, Rotem understands what drives players to the online casinos and what creates value for shareholders. At IGT, Rotem is responsible for ensuring the ongoing development and global expansion of the IGT PlayCasino business, which includes iGaming, poker and bingo. IGT’s digital and betting customers depend upon the company to offer stable platforms and innovative games that will keep players in their seats and coming back again and again. Rotem 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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