Membership Committee
The Membership Committee recruits new members to the organization, identifies gaming advisors whose membership and participation will strengthen IAGA and the gaming industry, seeks ways in which IAGA may expand its international footprint and recommends ways to enhance member benefits. The Committee is chaired by IAGA Trustee Mark Hemmerle.


MARK HEMMERLE, Chair, is Vice President, Gaming & Compliance Counsel for Shift4 Payments. With more than 20 years gaming and payments experience, he was General Counsel, Asst. General Manager and General Manager for two casinos under Hyatt (Hotels) Gaming Management Group including Grand Victoria Casino and subsequently opened and ran Indiana Live! Casino in Shelbyville, Indiana. Mark joined Worldpay (formerly Vantiv Gaming Solutions) in 2014 and was instrumental in building out the payments space for lawful gaming and gambling payment transactions. 


JON DUFFY, Co-Chair, is Senior Vice President, Corporate Assurance & Regulatory Affairs at Genting Casinos UK.  Jon is responsible for the Compliance, Security, Surveillance, Anti-Money Laundering and Safer Gambling Departments for Genting UK’s 30+ land-based Casinos.  Jon holds diplomas in both Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime prevention, is a member of the Audit Committee for Genting UK, a trustee of the International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) and a member of the International Compliance Associations Global Practitioner Advisory board


DR. WULF HAMBACH is one of the founding partners of Hambach & Hambach. He regularly publishes articles in national and international legal media. Furthermore, he is a co-publisher and one of the authors of the legal commentary “Glücks- und Gewinnspielrecht in den Medien” (Gambling and Sweepstakes Law in the Media, C.H. Beck Verlag). Dr. Hambach is a sought-after lecturer at leading international conferences and board adviser of leading internet service companies. 


KIMBERLY MAXON RUSHTON is immersed in the U.S. gaming market, advising casinos, gaming suppliers and other businesses related to the gaming industry who depend on her guidance in this rapidly changing field of law. She began her career in the Clark County District Attorney’s Office from 1993 to 1998 and also served in the Attorney General’s Office as Chief of the Las Vegas office and Counsel to the Nevada Gaming Commission from 1998 to 2003, and as Chairman of Nevada’s Transportation Services Authority from 2003 to 2007.