The Pearl River Resorts Sports Betting Journey: An Interactive Discussion

The Pearl River Resorts Sports Betting Journey: An Interactive Discussion

October 17, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Special Events Stage
The story of Mississippi's only tribal casino operation, Pearl River Resort (PRR), launching the state's first sports betting app has been covered in trade magazines and conferences. What you will hear in this interactive session are the "ah ha" moments that you haven't heard before. With Charles Cohen asking provocative questions, Neal Atkinson and Alex Tucker will share the ups and downs of getting to this point that don't just review the history of PRR, but also take a look into how Neal, Alex and their team plan to continue to innovate. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask their own questions and share results and lessons learned from their journey in this engaging session.


  • Charles Cohen


    Vice President, Sports Betting

    IGT PlayDigital

    As IGT's Vice President, Sports Betting, Charles Cohen has overall responsibility for IGT's sports betting solutions development and strategy. Mr....

  • Neal Atkinson


    Director of Table Games, Sportsbook, Poker, & Bingo

    Pearl River Resorts/MBCI

    With over 18 years of gaming experience, Neal Atkinson serves as Director of Table Games for Pearl River Resort. During his tenure at the Resort, he...

  • Alexander Tucker


    Application Support Specialist

    Pearl River Resort

    Alexander Tucker is an IT Application Support Specialist who oversees the critical casino gaming and sports betting Applications, Konami and IGT...

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    Sports Betting Symposium