GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS PODCAST: Scott Winzeler, CEO, Sega Sammy Creations

This week the GGB Podcast sits down with Scott Winzeler, the CEO of Sega Sammy Creations, the innovative Japanese gaming company that is beginning to make inroads into the U.S market.

GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS PODCAST: Scott Winzeler, CEO, Sega Sammy Creations

One of the most successful gaming companies in the world is Sega Sammy. With the lion’s share of the pachinko and pachislot market in Japan and one of the legacy video game companies, Sega Sammy has had its eyes on the slot machine market for several years now. After a few stops and starts, the company is beginning to make real progress in the market by producing innovative games and a new state-of-the-art cabinet. Scott Winzeler is a veteran slot executive with more than 20 years of experience in the business who has been given the reins to take Sega Sammy Creations to new levels in the gaming world. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros at the Sega Sammy offices in Las Vegas in December.

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Articles by Author: Roger Gros

Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry’s leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows.
Roger Gros is the author of the best-selling book, How to Win at Casino Gambling (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named “Businessman of the Year” for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012 as part of the annual AGA Communications Awards.