AGEM makes responsible-gaming appointment

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers appointed longtime responsible gaming advocate Connie Jones to head the trade organization’s initiative on the issue.

Jones, who previously served as director of responsible gaming for slot machine maker International Game Technology, will assume a similar role with the association. Jones will create responsible gaming policy and plan, provide the global members with quarterly reports on responsible gaming technologies and their business implications.

Association President Thomas Jingoli, who is an executive slot machine maker Konami Gaming said Jones “is widely considered the pre-eminent expert from the supplier side on problem gambling issues and will continue to be at the forefront of an issue our industry is committed to addressing.”

In 2009, Jones was appointed by Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons to the state’s Advisory Committee on Problem Gambling and reappointed by Gov. Brian Sandoval in 2013.

Contact reporter Howard Stutz at hstutz@reviewjournal.com or 702-477-3871. Follow @howardstutz on Twitter.


Rules for posting comments

Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Stephens Media LLC or this newspaper. This is a public forum. Read our guidelines for posting. If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon next to the comment.


Due to an increase in uncivil behavior and dialogue the Review-Journal has temporarily disabled the comment boards. The Review-Journal will use the time to evaluate the effectiveness of the comment boards and find an appropriate time to reintroduce them to reviewjournal.com.