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THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING
 

“The National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) was founded in 1996 as the first national organization devoted exclusively to funding independent, peer-reviewed scientific research on pathological and youth gambling.… Today, with the contributions of the casino gaming industry, equipment manufacturers, vendors, related organizations and individuals, more than $13 million has been committed to the NCRG.” (http://www.ncrg.org/about/index.cfm; accessed 5/9/05)

Corporate sponsors:

  • Boyd Gaming Corporation (Provided the start-up funds for the NCRG in 1996 and made a 10-year pledge of $875,000)
  • Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.
  • International Game Technology
  • Mandalay Resort Group
  • MGM MIRAGE
  • Park Place Entertainment Corporation
(http://www.ncrg.org/about/index.cfm; accessed 5/9/05)

Corporate officers:

  • Dennis E. Eckart, Chairman: Partner, Baker & Hostetler, LLP
  • William Boyd, President: Chairman and CEO, Boyd Gaming Corporation
  • Judy L. Patterson, Secretary and Treasurer: Senior Vice President and Executive Director, American Gaming Association

Board of directors members with corporate ties:

  • G. Thomas Baker, Chairman, International Game Technology
  • Jan Jones, Senior Vice President of Communications, Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.
  • Robert Boswell, Senior Vice President, Pioneer Behavioral Health
  • Roland W. Burris, Counsel, Burris, Wright, Slaughter & Tom, LLP
  • Glenn Christenson, Executive Vice President, CFO and CAO, Station Casinos, Inc.
  • Brian McKay, Counsel, Lionel Sawyer & Collins
  • Kevin P. Mullally, Missouri Gaming Commission
  • Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., President and CEO, American Gaming Association
  • Alan Feldman, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, MGM MIRAGE
  • Glenn Schaeffer, President, CFO and Treasurer, Mandalay Resort Group
  • Richard J. Glasier, President and CEO, Argosy Gaming Company
  • Maj. Gen. Paul A. Harvey, (Ret.), President/Owner, PDH Associates, Inc.
  • Robert Stewart, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Park Place Entertainment Corporation
  • Timothy M. Hinkley, President and COO, Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc.
(http://www.ncrg.org/about/board.cfm; accessed 5/9/05)


 
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