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Travis Foley

Chief Operations Officer, BMM Testlabs

Travis Foley

Technology testing labs in gaming got their start in the late 1980s when it became clear that the regulatory agencies weren’t going to be able to tackle the problem of testing slot machines on a timely basis. BMM Testlabs was one of the first companies that arose to fill this void. Travis Foley has been COO of the company for more than 10 years and he explains how BMM works with regulators to ensure that not only slot machines but all the technology that is available to operators from gaming suppliers does what it says it does. This now includes online gaming and sports betting technology. Foley spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros at G2E in Las Vegas in October.

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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