Susan Hensel

Susan Hensel


Susan Hensel

Susan Hensel was named one of the Ten Most Influential Women in gaming by iGaming Business in 2020.  She is Past President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators having served in that position for two terms.  Susan Hensel recently stepped down from the association’s Board of Trustees and previously served as Vice-President and Secretary. She also sits 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.

Susan is a frequent speaker on gaming law and regulation and has spoken throughout the world including in North and South America, Asia, Africa, and Europe.  She has also published articles on gaming regulation and has collaborated with gaming regulators around the globe.  She is among the best known and respected U.S. regulators on an international stage.

Prior to co-founding Hensel Grad P.C., Susan Hensel was Director of Licensing for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.  Susan was the first employee of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and helped build gaming from the ground up in what is today the second largest gaming market in the U.S.

Susan Hensel is a member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and International Association of Gaming Advisors. Before joining the Gaming Board, Susan worked on gaming implementation issues for the Pennsylvania Secretary of Revenue, an ex-officio member of the Gaming Control Board.  Previously, Susan served in executive level positions with Pennsylvania state government, including serving as an Assistant General Counsel in the Governor’s Office of General Counsel.


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