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Peter Gan

CEO, Royal Wins

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Peter Gan

The phrase “skill games” means many different things in different parts of the industry. In mobile gaming, it can be play-for-free games, but the real gold mine is in real money games. Peter Gan heads a company called Royal Wins and has developed mobile real-money skill games that have had great success in the jurisdictions where they are offered. He points out that because there is skill involved, there are different regulatory environments, which sometimes aren’t as onerous as games that depend wholly on chance. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros in January from his offices in Australia.

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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