Sandoval Names 2 to Gaming Control Board

CARSON CITY, Nev.  -- Gov. Jim Gibbons and Gov.-elect Brian Sandoval announced the appointment of two new members to the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Both are experienced veterans in casino regulation.

Shawn Reid is currently chief of investigations for the agency, and Andrews "A.G". Burnett is deputy chief of the securities division.

Gibbons made the appointments on Friday, which will expire in about a month. Sandoval said he will then reappoint them to four-year terms.

Reid, and Burnett will replace Dennis Neilander, the current chairman of the board who asked not to be reappointed, and Randy Sayre.

Gibbons also named current member Mark Lipparelli as chairman.

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