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June 22, 2021

A prestigious honor in the industry

Global Gaming Business Magazine releases 2008 "25 People to Watch"

(US).- Global Gaming Business Magazine released its feature story for the January 2008 edition, the "25 People to Watch" for 2008. One of the most prestigious honors in the gaming industry, it highlights individuals who will have major impacts on the gaming industry in the next year. Headlining the annual cover story is Kazuo Okada, the chairman of Aruze, and the vice chairman of Wynn Resorts.'s Directors, Sergio Maglio, Pablo Zuppi and Diego Fiz are part of the list.


eadlining the annual cover story is Kazuo Okada, the chairman of Aruze Corp., and the vice chairman of Wynn Resorts Ltd. Rarely does one person develop expertise in both the supplier and the operator sectors of the gaming industry, but with Aruze, Okada leads a company at the forefront of gaming technology. And in his position with Wynn Resorts, Okada plays a major role in the success of one of gaming most important casino developers.

Others making the influential list are:

Jim Allen, Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming

Milo Borissov, Casino Technology

Don Barden, Majestic Star Gaming

Dan D'Arrigo, MGM Mirage

Christie Eickelman, Gaming Laboratories International

Rosalind Krause, Trump Taj Mahal

Lam Yin (Jack) Lam, Jimei Group

Steven Lim, RGB Distributing

Enrique Lopez, Casinos de Catalunya

Kelly McDougald, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.

Virginia McDowell, Isle of Capri Casinos

Kathleen McLaughlin-Harris, Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Eric Meyerhofer, FutureLogic

Kunal Mishra, Cadillac Jack

Larry Pacey, WMS Gaming

Justin Quis Quis, San Pasqual Gaming Commission

Bruce Rowe, Bally Technologies

Keith Smith, Boyd Gaming

Jennifer Standing Bear, Million Dollar Elm Casino

Lisa Tenner, Tenner & Associates

Tony and Victor Tong, PacificNet,

Marlin Torguson, Torguson Gaming Group

Pablo Zuppi, Diego Fiz and Sergio Maglio,

Dario Zutel, Win Systems International.

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