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Interview With Matt Muta, Managing Director, Microsoft

This week, the Global Gaming Business Podcast features an interview with Matt Muta, managing director at Microsoft, which is developing innovative products for the gaming industry. They say you know you've made it when a giant company like Microsoft begins to develop products for your company, but the truth is Microsoft has been involved in the gaming industry for some time now. Muta led a presentation at G2E in November that demonstrated some of the new software the company is developing for gaming companies-most notably Harrah's-that focus on business intelligence, loyalty programs, social networking, mobile gaming and database development. He spoke with Global Gaming Business Publisher Roger Gros at G2E at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Interview With Matt Muta, Managing Director, Microsoft

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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