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. She has also served as Trustee, Vice-President and Secretary of the association. Hensel is on the Advisory Board of the All-In-Diversity Project, an industry-driven not-for-profit initiative to benchmark diversity, equality and inclusion in the global gaming industry. 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 is an adjunct law professor at the school teaching gaming law and regulation.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state’s gaming industry. Additional information is at gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov.