Sara Slane has been elected the fourth distinguished fellow of the International Center for Gaming Regulation at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, for the year 2021.
Slane Advisory founder and former senior vice president of public relations at the American Gaming Association will chair the Center’s sport betting thought leadership committee, which will concentrate on regulation as the market grows in this segment.
‘Important perspective as an industry expert’
Joe Bertolone, executive director of The Center said: “We are honoured to have such a well-respected member of the gaming industry join our team as a distinguished fellow.
“Sara offers an important perspective as an industry expert, trusted advocate, and leading voice in the gaming industry. Her insights will help us further The Center’s contributions to the gaming ecosystem.”
According to The Centre, the appointment brings the organisation’s first step development strategy to a close, which focused on expanding capabilities in the areas of igaming, sports betting, and tribal gaming. Professors Kathryn Rand and Steve Light, as well as Chris Grove, are the other prestigious fellows for 2021.
“I’m honoured to join The Center as a distinguished fellow and to lend my insights on a range of gaming issues that are rapidly evolving,” added Slane.
“The Center plays an important role in educating everyone involved in our industry, particularly around complex regulatory matters, and has become an invaluable resource since it was established nearly a decade ago.”