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COIN NAMED TO UNLV POST

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Jacob Coin

ne of the nation’s most prominent and

respected American Indian advocates has been appoint- ed to the Gaming Law Advisory Council of the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, law school Dean John Valery

White announced last week. Jacob L. Coin, a citizen of the Hopi Tribe of

Arizona with more than 17 years experience in Native American public policy at the federal and state levels, will devote his efforts to expanding the law school curriculum to include more American Indian policy issues, including tribal governance, tribal government gaming law and economic development. Coin will work with White to create a course on

Native American gaming law. Material on tribal casi- nos and the laws that govern their creation and oper- ation currently is included in the Introduction to Gaming Law and Federal Gaming Law courses. Coin is executive director of public affairs for the

San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians of San Bernardino County, California.

GREGG TO HEAD SCA GAMING

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Autumn Gregg

CA Promotions announced that Autumn

Gregg has been named director of the company’s gaming division. SCA Gaming is the

world’s leader in risk-free

mega-jackpots, serving 365 gaming clients with over 3,000 promotions worldwide. Gregg has been an account executive with SCA

Promotions since 2002. She joined the company in 2000. According to the company, as director of SCA Gaming, she will “bring the one-to-one marketing and promotion expertise she has provided her clients to the entire division.” “Autumn will be a great asset in her new role as

director,” said Bob Hamman, CEO of SCA Promotions. “We are delighted to have Autumn at the helm of SCA Gaming as we continue to expand our presence in the gaming space.” “SCA is pleased to report that it had one of the

best quarters in its 26-year history,” added COO Hemant Lall. “Sales and profitability numbers for the

Allison McCoy George Bergman

first quarter of 2010 are up significantly across the board, including the gaming division. We expect that trend to continue in spite of a weak economy.”

GEORGE BERGMAN PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT OF BWA

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ergman, Walls Associates, Ltd.

architects announced that George Bergman AIA has been elected president for

both domestic and Asian operations, replacing com- pany principal Scott Walls, who retired April 2. Walls will remain a director and will continue

to market BWA as Bergman, the son of company Chairman Joel Bergman, leads the firm. BWA has done extensive work in the gaming industry. Bergman, who holds a master’s degree in eco-

nomics from Soka University in Tokyo, Japan, has expanded the firm’s work in Asia. Often saying that the U.S. economic future is tied to Asia, he has established BWA offices in Vietnam and the Philippines, and is scouting an office location in China. Bergman, 45, also was the architect for

prominent gaming projects including the mega- suites at Caesars Augustus Tower, the Pure and LAX nightclubs and the Resorts Atlantic City high-rise addition.

SPECTRUM PROMOTES EXECS

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pectrum Gaming has promoted Harvey

Perkins to executive vice president and Allison McCoy to senior vice presi- dent of marketing.

Perkins has worked for Spectrum since 2005,

and held executive posts at casinos in Atlantic City and New Orleans prior to joining the Spectrum team. As executive vice president, Perkins will be responsible for developing projects for North American and Asian clients. McCoy has worked for Spectrum since 2007.

Prior to that, she was director of industry develop- ment for the Global Gaming Expo at Reed Exhibitions.

www.ggbmagazine.com • May 2010

LADBROKES NAMES GLYNN CEO

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.K. gaming operator Ladbrokes has named Richard Glynn as its new chief executive officer. Glynn, 45, was formerly chairman of spread

betting firm Sporting Index, where he was named CEO in 2001. He will receive a base salary of £580,000 plus bonuses. If the stock of Ladbrokes were to double from its current price, Glynn could profit by an additional £12 million. Starting on April 22, Glynn replaced Chris Bell,

who said in January that he would end his 20-year career at Ladbrokes. Bell will stay on for a transition- al period.

COHEN NAMED TO MGM BOARD

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ormer Desert Inn Hotel & Country Club CEO Burton Cohen has been elected to the MGM

Mirage board of directors. Cohen, a member of the American Gaming Association Hall of Fame, is cur- rently the chairman of the board of trustees of Sunrise Hospital and has long been a philanthropist in the Las Vegas community. Cohen is a gaming veteran—before serving at

the Desert Inn, he was co-owner and general manag- er of the New Frontier, and worked as an executive at the Flamingo, Caesars Palace and the Dunes.

Index of Advertisers May 2010

AGA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Aristocrat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 Aruze Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 Automated Currency Instruments . . . . . . . . .29 Bally Technologies . . . . . . . . . . . . .2, 19, Insert BEGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 Casino City Press . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Casino Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 Cole Kepro International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .55 East Coast Gaming Congress . . . . . . . . . . . .37 Fantini Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .50 G2E . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33, 52 G2E Asia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .45 Gaming Partners International . . . . . . . . . . .15 Gasser Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .27 GGB News . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 IGT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5, 31 Konami Gaming . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Lifescapes International . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43 PAGCOR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 SCA Promotions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 UNLV Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 WMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover YWS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21

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