A gaming senior executive from the United States has been appointed executive director of the Bermuda Gaming Commission.

Richard Schuetz will leave his post as commissioner for the California Gambling Control Commission to start work on the Island on September 1.

According to a statement from the Bermuda commission, Mr Schuetz has worked as a senior executive in the gaming markets of Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Reno/Tahoe, Laughlin, Minnesota, Mississippi, and Louisiana. 

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