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Interview with Scott Barber, Sr. VP & GM, Harrah's Atlantic City

This week, the Global Gaming Business Podcast features an encore interview with Scott Barber, the senior vice president and general manager of Harrah's Atlantic City, on the impressive developments had been completed and were under way at the property.Barber has been with Harrah's for nearly four years. During that time, he has directed several expansion projects. The most recent, at the time, was the opening of a domed recreational area, dubbed the "Pool at Harrah's." Another tower is has just been completed, which gives Harrah's more than 2,000 rooms, making it the largest hotel in Atlantic City and in New Jersey. Just last month, Harrah's increased its GGR by almost 20 percent, during a time when most Atlantic City casinos saw revenue declines. He spoke with Global Gaming Business Publisher Roger Gros at his offices in Atlantic City in June 2007.

Interview with Scott Barber, Sr. VP & GM, Harrah's Atlantic City

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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