Burnett promoted to chairman of Gaming Control Board October 24, 2012 at 5:42 am Howard Stutz, LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL Gaming Control Board member A.G. Burnett was promoted to chairman of the panel Wednesday by Gov. Brian Sandoval. Burnett, who has been a member of the regulatory body since January 2011, replaces Mark Lipoarelli, who resigned in September. “A.G.’s experience on the Gaming Control Board combined with his strong working relationships with gaming regulators and securities regulators in countries such as Macau and Singapore will be an invaluable asset as the board moves into the next generation of gaming,” Sandoval said. The Gaming Control Board is the state’s enforcement and investigative agency for the casino industry. The panel makes recommendations on matters to the Nevada Gaming Commission. The three members are full-time state employees. Control board members earn $135,741 annually. The chairman earns $145,986. Contact reporter Howard Stutz at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702-477-3871. Follow @howardstutz on Twitter.