Executive Director


Robert Jacobson – Short Bio

Robert Jacobson has been the Executive Director of the California Council on Problem Gambling since 2011, and his unique perspective on responsible gambling is derived from both his personal and professional experiences.

Robert grew up in Las Vegas, where his family worked in the gaming industry for over 25 years, and he followed suit after taking his first casino job in 1995. In 1998 he moved to California, where he continued to work in gaming until 2010.

Robert is currently a Director on the Board of the National Council on Problem Gambling, and also serves on advisory boards for the California Gambling Control Commission and the California Office of Problem Gambling. His prior casino experience includes gaming operations, marketing, project management and human resources.

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