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October 25, 2012
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Burnett elevated to chairman of gaming control

A.G. Burnett, a member of the state Gaming Control Board since January 2011, was elevated Wednesday by Gov. Brian Sandoval to the chairmanship of the panel regulating Nevada's multibillion-dollar gambling industry.

Burnett takes over as head of the three-person board following the recent resignation of the former chairman, Mark Liparelli, from the board. Sandoval also has named state Business and Industry Director Terry Johnson to fill the board vacancy created by Liparelli's departure.

"A.G.'s experience on the Gaming Control Board combined with his strong working relationships with gaming regulators and securities regulators in countries such as Macau and Singapore will …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 25, 2012 01:32AM Published Oct 25, 2012 01:31AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.