Barbara DeMarco
Barbara DeMarco
Vice President
Porzio Governmental Affairs

Barbara DeMarco is a Governmental Affairs Consultant specializing in gaming, technology, education reform and agricultural policy as well as procurement and corporate development issues. Since 1994, Barbara has seen over 3 dozen gaming-related bills become law. Most recently, she protected the interests of Freehold Raceway (jointly owned by Penn Gaming and Parx Casino/Racing) as well as Continent 8 Technologies in NJ's new sports wagering law. Other bills she directly championed include allowing for an independent data center in Atlantic City for internet wagering, the legalization of exchange wagering on horse racing and the establishment of off-track wagering and account deposit wagering in NJ. Barbara has authored articles, OP ED’s and guest columns on gaming and racing for a variety of newspapers and trade magazines. In recent years, she has been a regular contributor to EGR North America magazine. Since its inception, her name appeared on Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg's list of the most powerful and influential women in Trenton for various news outlets. Barbara holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Fine Arts from Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA.