The REGULATOR RELATIONS COMMITTEE assists IAGA with reaching out to gaming regulators, those who are members the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) and those who are not, and develops ideas and submits recommendations to the Board of Trustees to foster stronger relationships between IAGA and regulators, including attendance and participation at IAGA’s conferences and other events. 


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          MARK A. CLAYTON is Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Gaming Practice. He focuses on gaming regulatory matters, including those related to land based gaming, internet gaming and the manufacturing and distribution of gaming equipment. He also counsels clients on gaming legislation and regulatory projects. He represents clients with matters concerning gaming in U.S. and international jurisdictions. Mark has wide-ranging experience in the gaming industry, and has served as an executive and as counsel for many casino corporations prior to joining the firm. He is a former member of the Nevada State Gaming Control Board.

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          PETER COHEN has been Director of Regulatory Affairs for The Agenda Group since February 2011. The former Executive Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation, he was responsible gambling regulation aspects in Victoria, including oversight of a casino with 2,500 slot machines and 500 tables, 27,500 slot machines in over 500 venues, two public lottery operators, a pari-mutuel operator offering fixed odds and sports betting, bookmakers, keno and charitable gaming.

alt           LAURA MCALLISTER COX is Vice President of Regulatory Compliance and Legal Counsel for Rush Street Gaming, serving in a corporate oversight capacity for Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, and Sugar House Casino in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Illinois and the Rivers Casino at Mohawk Harbor in Schenectady, New York. She is also responsible for the compliance function of Rush Street Interactive LLC. Laura previously held positions as a Shareholder with Greenberg Traurig, LLP focusing her practice on gaming-related corporate, regulatory, licensing and product compliance matters and as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Gaming Partners International Corporation, a publicly traded manufacturer and distributor of casino table game supplies.

alt           GEORGE ROVER is the Managing Partner of Princeton Global Strategies, LLC (PGS) following his retirement after 26 years as a Deputy Attorney General and then an Assistant Attorney General with the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, Office of the Attorney General. PGS is a boutique firm specializing in all aspects of casino gaming law, including investigations, licensing, compliance, internal controls and Internet gaming as well as the licensing and regulation of New Jersey's liquor industry and its medical marijuana dispensaries. In addition, PGS is also available to provide advice and counsel on all matters involving representation before government agencies, corporate compliance, anti -money laundering and in house corporate investigations both civil and criminal. Mr. Rover is a seasoned attorney. In January 1999, Rover was promoted to Assistant Attorney General and assigned as the Special Assistant to the Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.  In August 2011, Rover was appointed Deputy Director of the Division and placed in charge of its Atlantic City office until his retirement in November 2016. Rover has handled some of the Division's most complex investigations and had direct oversight and responsibility of New Jersey's successful implementation of online gaming in November 2015.