Award-Winning Gaming Journalist Dave Palermo to Assume Senior Editor Position with GEM Communications

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from GEM Communication LLC

    LAS VEGAS, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- GEM Communications proudly announced
 today that the company has brought famed gaming columnist and reporter Dave
 Palermo to their offices in Las Vegas. Palermo will assume the position of
 senior editor for Casino Journal and the new Casino Executive Reports,
 effective immediately.
     In addition to his duties as senior editor, Palermo will also play a key
 role in the upcoming gaming trade shows Southern Gaming Summit and the World
 Gaming Congress and Expo.
     Palermo has an extensive background in award-winning gaming journalism,
 including terms as editor, columnist and reporter for International Gaming and
 Wagering Business and Indian Gaming Business. He has also been instrumental in
 developing the World Gaming Congress and Expo. Palermo has also written
 investigative reports and weekly columns for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and
 for the Sun Herald in Biloxi, Miss. His background in non-gaming reporting
 includes his years at the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Los
 Angeles Herald-Examiner and the Daily Courier-News in Elgin, Ill.
     GEM Communications publishes 11 trade magazines and newsletters serving
 the Gaming industry around the world including IGWB, Casino Journal, Slot
 Manager, Indian Gaming Business, Lottery Business, Casino Executive Reports,
 Gaming for Africa, InterGame, InterGaming, InterPark and National Gaming
 Summary. GEM organizes several trade shows, including the World Gaming
 Congress and Expo (WGCE), the largest and most successful international trade
 show for the Gaming industry. This past year, worldwide attendance at WGCE
 topped 28,000.
     GEM Communications LLC is a subsidiary of The Official Information Company
 (TOIC), specializing in collecting a wide range of data and information
 electronically, adding value by customizing it and then distributing it
 primarily electronically to customers worldwide.
 
 

SOURCE GEM Communication LLC
    LAS VEGAS, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- GEM Communications proudly announced
 today that the company has brought famed gaming columnist and reporter Dave
 Palermo to their offices in Las Vegas. Palermo will assume the position of
 senior editor for Casino Journal and the new Casino Executive Reports,
 effective immediately.
     In addition to his duties as senior editor, Palermo will also play a key
 role in the upcoming gaming trade shows Southern Gaming Summit and the World
 Gaming Congress and Expo.
     Palermo has an extensive background in award-winning gaming journalism,
 including terms as editor, columnist and reporter for International Gaming and
 Wagering Business and Indian Gaming Business. He has also been instrumental in
 developing the World Gaming Congress and Expo. Palermo has also written
 investigative reports and weekly columns for the Las Vegas Review-Journal and
 for the Sun Herald in Biloxi, Miss. His background in non-gaming reporting
 includes his years at the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Los
 Angeles Herald-Examiner and the Daily Courier-News in Elgin, Ill.
     GEM Communications publishes 11 trade magazines and newsletters serving
 the Gaming industry around the world including IGWB, Casino Journal, Slot
 Manager, Indian Gaming Business, Lottery Business, Casino Executive Reports,
 Gaming for Africa, InterGame, InterGaming, InterPark and National Gaming
 Summary. GEM organizes several trade shows, including the World Gaming
 Congress and Expo (WGCE), the largest and most successful international trade
 show for the Gaming industry. This past year, worldwide attendance at WGCE
 topped 28,000.
     GEM Communications LLC is a subsidiary of The Official Information Company
 (TOIC), specializing in collecting a wide range of data and information
 electronically, adding value by customizing it and then distributing it
 primarily electronically to customers worldwide.
 
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