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Former Gaming Regulator Says Nevada Is and Must Remain as the ‘Tip of the Spear’

April 18, 2019, CDC Gaming Reports Inc, by Howard Stutz

During his five years as chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, A.G. Burnett regularly interacted with fellow gaming regulators both in the U.S. and throughout the world.  He understood quickly that, no matter the jurisdiction, “tiny little” Nevada was viewed as the epicenter for gaming oversight.

“I learned that many regulators around the world looked to Nevada for leadership and to set an example on the myriad issues that arise in gaming,” Burnett said during a talk Thursday at UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law. “What the regulators do here has a ripple effect throughout the world.”  To read entire article click here.

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