Susan Hensel is Director of Licensing for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. She oversees licensing of the state’s casinos and other gaming and sports wagering related companies as well as the employees working in and supporting the gaming and sports wagering industries. Hensel is Past President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators having served two terms and is on the Board of Trustees. Hensel previously served as Vice-President and Secretary of the association. Hensel is a frequent speaker on gaming issues and has authored articles on topics including the need for regulator and industry collaboration; best practices for Internet gaming; and leadership. Hensel is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and International Association of Gaming Advisors. She previously served in executive level positions with Pennsylvania state government, including Assistant General Counsel in the Governor's Office of General Counsel. Hensel is a former television news reporter. She earned her J.D. degree from Widener University Law School in Harrisburg and a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state’s gaming industry. Additional information is at gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov.