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Kit Szybala and Seth Young

Founding Partners, GMA Consulting

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Land-based gaming has long been an economic driver for tribes across the U.S., but in order to ensure long-term sustainability and growth, diversification into new avenues and investments is key. This applies to both gaming and non-gaming verticals, according to Kit Szybala and Seth young, two of the founding partners of GMA Consulting. The duo spoke with GGB Managing Editor Jess Marquez via Zoom in February.

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Jess Marquez is the managing editor of Global Gaming Business. A lifelong Nevadan, Marquez has communications experience across multiple sectors, including local government. Prior to joining GGB, he was the communications and advertising director for a prominent personal injury law firm based in Las Vegas and Seattle. He also founded and hosted The Pair O’Dice Podcast, a weekly show that focused on sports betting news and predictions. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2019 with a B.A. in journalism. Outside of work, Marquez is passionate about professional sports, classic literature and leatherworking.

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