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  • Industry Insiders: D.J Vanas, Native Discovery Inc.

    Industry Insiders: D.J Vanas, Native Discovery Inc.

    Eagle Bear Vanas is an internationally-acclaimed motivational storyteller whose expertise is in leadership and personal development. He is also the author of the celebrated book The Tiny Warrior: A Path to Personal Discovery & Achievement which is printed in six countries. He shows organizations how to practically apply the power of the warrior spirit to perform at their best, stay resilient and thrive in tough, changing environments. For twenty years, he has delivered his dynamic programs in 49 states and overseas to over 7,000 audiences including Walt Disney, NASA, Intel Corporation and hundreds of tribal governments, communities and schools. He's also been invited to the White House to speak – twice.

  • G2E Profiles: Ray Pineault, Mohegan Sun

    G2E Profiles: Ray Pineault, Mohegan Sun

    Ray Pineault is General Manager of Mohegan Sun’s Connecticut property and has been a part of the company since 2005. His career with the organization, however, began in 2001 when he was an attorney for the Tribe. From there, he was recruited to work for the casino, overseeing legal, HR and supply chain management. Since moving to the casino, he has progressively advanced to the role he is today as General Manager.

  • AGA Corner: A Spotlight on Tribal Gaming

    Thoughtful policy frameworks in the gaming industry have led to profound economic opportunities in communities where our industry operates. Tribal gaming has been no exception in the three decades since the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.

  • Tribal Gaming: The Strong Presence at G2E Education

    Tribal Gaming: The Strong Presence at G2E Education

    Putting a spotlight on the continued strength of the tribal gaming industry, Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2019 will present a robust lineup of tribal gaming-related content for G2E 2019, including Monday keynote speaker, D.J. Eagle Bear Vanas, the internationally-acclaimed motivational storyteller, leadership speaker and member of the Ottawa Nation.

  • New York Sports Betting: Hampered by Political Vacillation Over Mobile

    New York Sports Betting: Hampered by Political Vacillation Over Mobile

    Sports betting in New York has been dragged over the line to become a legal pastime, but only in the most limited ‘brick and mortar’ capacity. The state is counting the cost, while neighboring New Jersey is counting the profits.

    Back in July 2013, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Upstate NY Gaming Economic Development Act which, following a constitutional amendment to expand casino gambling in November of the same year, allowed for the establishment of four destination gaming resorts in Upstate New York.

  • In Sweden: Unclear Rules Usher in 6 Months of Firefighting

    In Sweden: Unclear Rules Usher in 6 Months of Firefighting

    Confirmation that gambling giants including bet365, The Stars Group, Flutter Entertainment and GVC Holdings had fallen foul of SpeIt was revealed on 1 July that eight operators had broken rules against offering betting markets on events where the majority of the players were under the age of 18.

  • Industry Insiders: Korbi Carrison

    Industry Insiders: Korbi Carrison

    Korbi Carrison, Global Gaming Expo’s event director, looks ahead to G2E 2019 and the newest advancements and additions to the show, which returns to The Sands, October 14-17, 2019 (Education: October 14-17 | Expo Hall: October 15-17) in Las Vegas.

  • G2E Profiles: Eileen Moore, Caesars Entertainment

    G2E Profiles: Eileen Moore, Caesars Entertainment

    Eileen Moore is Regional President of the Flamingo, Harrah’s, LINQ and Cromwell casino resorts on the Las Vegas Strip. Her region has more than 7,000 employees and contributes over $1B in revenues and $365M in EBITDA to the enterprise. Moore has successfully opened over $1.3 billion in new and re-developed entertainment districts and integrated casino resorts. Caesars Entertainment, Inc. is a casino entertainment company with over 40 casinos, 70,000 employees and $8.6 billion in annual revenues. Moore also governs as a member of the company’s Capital Committee.

  • AGA Corner: An Appetite for Sports Betting

    AGA Corner: An Appetite for Sports Betting

    As a member of the gaming community, you are well aware of how consumer demand for legal sports betting is transforming the policy landscape across the country.

  • Fast Track to Success: G2E 2019 Education Tracks are Posted

    Fast Track to Success: G2E 2019 Education Tracks are Posted

    Believe it or not, spring has sprung and we’re officially only 6 months out until Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2019, taking place October 14-17, 2019 at the Sands Expo Las Vegas. With such a successful show in 2018, we aim to deliver the same high-quality professional experience this year, which is made possible in large part to the invaluable education sessions available to attendees.

  • The Dating Game: How Sport and Betting Learned to Live Together

    The Dating Game: How Sport and Betting Learned to Live Together

    There was a time when sports betting and the major leagues sat on the opposite side of a courtroom. But from ‘never the twain shall meet’ they now sit side-by-side in the newly legalized US sports wagering landscape.

  • The Backlash against the Betting Industry in the UK

    The Backlash against the Betting Industry in the UK

    Despite having very progressive gambling laws, there is now a backlash in the UK against the gambling industry, mainly because of its terrible public perception.

    While sports betting is a relatively new phenomenon to the majority of states (notwithstanding the long standing Vegas operations of course), in Europe it has been much more established and a regular aspect of everyday life.

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