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Gavin Isaacs to be keynote speaker at Southern Gaming Summit

Gavin Isaacs to be keynote speaker at Southern Gaming Summit
"We’re very excited that Mr. Isaacs (photo) will be attending our conference as a keynote speaker," said Larry Gregory, executive director, MGHA.
United States | 02/11/2019

The Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association (MGHA) announced last week that Gavin Isaacs, chairman of SBTech, will be a keynote speaker on the first full day of sessions at the 2019 Southern Gaming Summit.

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rior to his appointment to SBTech, Gavin Isaacs was appointed vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Scientific Games in August 2016 and was a member of the Board since 2014.

From 2014-2016, as President and Chief Executive Officer of Scientific Games, with 2015 revenue of $2.9 billion, Isaacs oversaw a gaming and lottery entertainment powerhouse that operated under a portfolio of successful brands, including Bally, Barcrest, Global Draw, SG Lottery, Shuffle Master, and WMS. In only two years, he grew annual revenues from $1.3 billion to $2.9 billion, and during his tenure Scientific Games’ social revenue grew 100 percent to become the No. 2 ranked global social interactive business.

"We’re very excited that Mr. Isaacs will be attending our conference as a keynote speaker," said Larry Gregory, executive director, MGHA. "I am certain he will share his wealth of knowledge in the manufacturing industry and what’s next to come to everyone attending our show."

Southern Gaming Summit (SGS) attendees have the opportunity to learn from an extensive conference program, network with colleagues and earn an understanding about industry best practices, the latest technologies, products and services. The Summit also features a Global Gaming Women luncheon, and honors gaming industry leaders during an evening gala with induction into the Mississippi Gaming Hall of Fame.

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