Casino operator Caesars Entertainment has appointed Sandra Douglass Morgan to its board of directors.
Morgan was appointed chairwoman and executive director of the Nevada Gaming Control Board in January of 2019 after serving on the Nevada Gaming Commission.
In her role as chair of Nevada gaming’s regulatory agency, Morgan implemented sweeping changes, including ensuring licensees adopted and implemented policies against discrimination and paving the way for cashless wagering at machines and table games, as well as steering the industry through the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We are delighted to add Sandra Douglass Morgan to the Caesars Entertainment leadership team,” said Gary Carano, executive chairman of the board, Caesars Entertainment.
“Sandra is rooted in the gaming industry in a way few others could be. Her experience as chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and as a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission gives her a deep understanding of our industry.
“Her leadership as an attorney for gaming corporations and government entities adds another lens through which she has developed a unique perspective which will help our company continue to move forward as the gaming landscape evolves and grows.”
Before becoming chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Morgan served as director of external affairs for AT&T Services. She previously served as the city attorney for the City of North Las Vegas and was the first African-American city attorney in Nevada. She began her career as a litigation attorney in the gaming industry.