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A.G. Burnett Interviewed on Nevada Newsmakers: Gaming Industry Q&A

A.G. Burnett, a Partner in our Gaming Law Practice and a former Chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), shared his insights and perspectives on a variety of gaming industry related topics in an interview with Sam Shad on Nevada Newsmakers. Nevada Newsmakers is a state-wide non-partisan broadcast that features discussions with and about the people and events that affect Nevada. 

Interview Q&A
The questions A.G. answered are listed below along with the time each question was asked. 

  1. What are the takeaways from the Las Vegas Raiders hiring former NGCB Chair Sandra Douglass Morgan as the team’s president?  (2:45)
  2. Why is the gaming industry’s recovery in Nevada faster than the gradual recovery in Macau?  (6:40)
  3. How is Nevada’s Gold Standard in gaming control continuing to influence change in the junket business model in Macau and Australia?  (11:50)
  4. When might Texas allow gaming?  (22:05)
  5. Why is the NGCB apolitical and why is there concern about regulatory capture? (24:40)

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