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Posted July 25, 2013 by John Baintree in News
 
 

Mitch Garber in the Spotlight

mitch garber
mitch garber

Canadian born Mitch Garber is Chief Executive Officer of Caesars Interactive Entertainment, a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, a Nevada based public gaming corporation that operates and owns more than 50 casinos, golf courses and hotels under an array of brands.

Mitch Garber holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Relations from McGill University and a Law Degree from the University of Ottawa.  He began his career specializing in gaming law as a practicing attorney from 1990 – 1999 and also found time for a successful career as a television and radio sportscaster in Montreal!  He then held senior executive positions at Terra Payments Inc. followed by a term as CEO for Optimal Payments I

From 2006 until 2008 Garber served as CEO of online entertainment and gaming leader, PartyGaming Plc., steering the company to recovery after a massive revenue drop following the passing of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act in September 2006.  Through an aggressive mergers and acquisitions strategy Mitch Garber is credited with the company’s successful expansion into other jurisdictions.nc.

In his current role, Garber’s responsibilities include World Series of Poker, Caesars Palace and Harrah’s and in April, 2013 he was appointed CEO of Caesars Acquisition Company a Caesars spinoff which controls Ceasars Interactive, Planet Hollywood and the future Baltimore-based Horseshoe brand casino project.

Mitch Garber remains a pivotal figure in the online gaming world and has been named one of the ten most influential people in the gaming industry by Global Gaming Business Magazine.

 

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