New rules for Nevada casinos on agents who bring high rollers to the tables

New rules for Nevada casinos on agents who bring high rollers to the tables

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Richard N. Velotta, Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 25, 2024 8:34 AM

The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday approved regulation amendments that change the way casinos report on registered independent agents that bring big-spending gamblers to the state’s resorts. With little discussion, commissioners voted unanimously to approve amendments to Regulation 25 on independent agents.

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Instead of submitting annual reports to the Gaming Control Board, licensees will be required to keep records of their agents and have information available for inspection by board officials during audits.

The move is part of state government agencies’ efforts to reduce regulatory paperwork for businesses.

Diane Presson, a 23-year Control Board supervisor who oversees the board’s monitoring of independent agents, said just over 300 agents are registered with the state to recruit high rollers to play at Nevada casinos.