Games

New Deal Between Nevada and Alderney Gaming Regulators

Framework set for future cooperation An agreement has been closed between the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) and Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) on co-operation according to which the two bodies will share information, expertise, knowledge and skills including exchange visits and training. On this occasion, NGCB Chairman Mark Lipparelli, commented: “We are fortunate and appreciative of our relationships with governments around the globe similar to what we have developed with the AGCC. As our licensees continue their global expansion and among new business sectors, we must adapt as an agency. Formalizing these distant relationships is a benefit to all involved from many perspectives including cost, time and quality.” “Cooperation with other regulatory bodies around the world is fundamental to being a successful regulatory body. Considering the Nevada Board’s long-standing history and experience of regulating gaming, we are very pleased to have formalised our cooperation with the Nevada regulator and are looking forward to working with the NGCB in the areas of investigations, compliance and developing technical standards,” concluded AGCC CEO André Wilsenach,

New Appointments at Scientific Games

Senior positions occupied by industry veterans Two new senior appointments have been made by Scientific Games Corporation in its gaming division, which includes The Global Draw, Barcrest and Games Media. The two include Michael Koch, who has been appointed managing director of International Business for the Gaming division, and Gareth Philips, who will take the position of chief technology officer (CTO) in the same division. On his new position, Koch will be in charge of growth strategies and gaming operations on an International level. Prior to this, he was CEO of Ace Interactive and he also held senior executive positions at GTech and Wincor Nixdorf. As for Philips, he will be responsible for driving the group's technology strategy. Before joining The Global Draw in 2010, Philips served as the CTO of Aristocrat Technologies. Regarding the new appointments, Ian Timmis, chief executive officer for Scientific Games’ Gaming division, said: “Both Michael and Gareth have brought extensive knowledge and experience to the business since they joined, helping us to cement relationships with key partners and develop tailored solutions for customers in regions such as Latin America and the Caribbean. “Their combined skills and the strength of the Gaming division’s management team should…
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