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Rob Norton

President, Cordish Gaming

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Rob Norton comes from good gaming roots. His father, Steve Norton, played a pivotal role in the expansion of gaming, starting in Atlantic City, spreading to the Midwest and then around the world. Rob Norton joined Cordish Gaming Group in 2011 as president of Maryland Live! and later was appointed president of the group. With casinos now in Maryland and Philadelphia, the company is now transforming the former Diamond Jacks in Bossier City into Louisiana Live! and was also selected to run a casino in Petersburg, Virginia. He explains why the company recently opposed the introduction of iGaming into Maryland and what that would mean for the casino there. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros during a break at the East Coast Gaming Congress at the Hard Rock Atlantic City in April.

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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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