Caesars Entertainment Adds ex-NGCB Sandra Douglas Morgan as Board Member

Sandra Douglas Morgan was appointed as a board member by Caesars Entertainment. This appointment being effective November 7, 2021. Morgan's appointment, while still not a fan-favorite personnel is at the upmost importance for Caesars. As she previously served as a chairwoman to the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), making her intimately familiar with the regulated gaming and betting industries in the United States.

Female Leadership In The Gaming Industry

Caesars minced no words in welcoming Morgan, arguing that she is rooted in the industry in a way that “few others could be.” Company executive chairman of the Board Gary Carano praised Morgan for her wealth of experience and understanding of the processes in the iGaming and interactive wagering landscape:

“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.”

Caesars executive chairman of the Board Gary Carano

Carano cited Morgan’s experience working with government entities and gaming corporations to advance the industry in the country and argued that her expertise would help Caesars to continually evolve as gaming moves forward.

Applying Changes That Matter In The Gaming World

As her time being the chairwomen, Morgan applied numerous changes that helped the gaming industry overall. She was instrumental in adding important changes to the licensing conditions through which she helped tackle discrimination and gave a boost to the introduction of cashless wagering, a measure that was welcome and adopted at the nadir of the pandemic. Cashless payments have been championed by a number of companies, including IGT and SightlineBoyd and Aristocrat, and others.

Caesars CEO Tom Reeg welcomed Morgan and argued that her motivation to always do the right thing would fit with Caesars’ own company culture and mentality.