AGA, Caesars Heads Tapped for Gaming Hall of FamePublished September 4, 2013 by OCR Editor
Four people set to receive highest honor in gambling in November
Four people are set to be inducted into the Gaming Hall of Fame in an induction ceremony at Caesars Palace November 14, including the chairman of Caesars Entertainment himself.
The four inductees are:
Gary Loveman, chairman and CEO of Caesars Entertainment. Loveman joined Caesars (then known as Harrah's Entertainment) in 1998, rising to the position of CEO in January 2003. Since then, he has overseen a period of steady growth that included the 2004 purchase of the World Series of Poker and 2005 purchase of Caesars Gaming.
Frank Fahrenkopf Jnr., the founder of the American Gaming Association. Fahrenkopf, a former Replication National Committee chairman who led the party to successful presidential election victories in 1984 and 1988, led the AGA for 18 years and continues to serve as co-chair of the Commission on Presidential Debates
Celine Dion, the famous Canadian singer who has sold more than 200 million albums in a much celebrated career over a couple of decades. Dion has also made a big contribution to the gambling industry, having performed "A New Day" at the 4000-seat Colosseum at Caesars Palace since 2003.
Guy Savoy, the celebrity chef who opened his first restaurant, Restaurant Guy Savoy, in Paris. In May 2006, he brought the restaurant to Caesars Palace, ensuring that his food was available to the high-rollers of the gambling and poker business.