Tim Richards

Senior Vice President, Payment Innovations, Everi

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Everi is the 800-pound gorilla in payment processing for the gaming industry. Processing more than $2 billion every month in the industry, Everi is examining ways to improve its services. Tim Richards, a senior VP for the company, explains how payment processing is handled in both land-based casinos on online gaming and mobile sports betting. Richard will moderate a panel at the December 13 Payment Processing Episode of the UNLV Gaming & Hospitality Education Series. He sat down with GGB Publisher Roger Gros in his offices in Las Vegas last week.

Roger Gros
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.