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Terry Glebocki

CEO, Ocean Casino Resort

Terry Glebocki

It was almost four months that Atlantic City casinos closed their doors, enduring the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. When they reopened in early July, there were strict guidelines on what they could and could not offer—inside dining being the most crucial. Terry Glebocki had only been CEO of Ocean Casino Resort since late last year when the shutdown order was given in mid-March. She explains how they closed down, how they stayed in touch with customers and employees during the shutdown, and how the reopening has performed. Players are flocking to Ocean with incentives provided by the casino and a pent up desire to gamble. Glebocki spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros in July for an Atlantic City leaders roundtable to be published in the September issue of Gaming Law Review.

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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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