NOTICE OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

THE NEW MEXICO GAMING CONTROL BOARD

 

 

 ONE-DAY REGULAR   BOARD   MEETING

 

 

The New Mexico Gaming Control Board will conduct a one-day regular Board meeting.  On Tuesday April 18, 2006,   the Board will meet in closed executive session commencing at 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., at which time they will meet in open session.  The meeting will be held at Board headquarters, 4900 Alameda Blvd. NE.  Subject matters to be discussed are included on the attached proposed agenda.  Please note the agenda is subject to change.  A final agenda will be available to the public at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.  A copy of the final agenda may be obtained from the office of the Gaming Control Board, located at 4900 Alameda Blvd. NE in Albuquerque, New Mexico or by calling Catherine Scott at the GCB office at 505-841-9764 during regular business hours.

 

           

 

 

                                                                       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   If you are an individual requiring auxiliary aids or services, pursuant to the Americans With Disabilities Act, in order to attend a meeting of the New Mexico Gaming Control Board, please contact Catherine Scott at (505) 841-9764 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting. The NM Gaming Control Board meetings are open to the public and your attendance is welcome.  Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats.  Please contact Catherine Scott (505) 841-9764 if a summary or other type of accessible format is needed.

 

 

 

 

4900 Alameda Blvd. NE  ·  Albuquerque, NM   87113  ·  Fax (505) 841-9732

 

                                                                                              

NEW MEXICO GAMING CONTROL BOARD

ONE-DAY REGULAR BOARD MEETING AGENDA

April 18, 2006 - 9:00 a.m.

(Note:  All items on agenda may result in Board action.)

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

 

I.             Call to Order –9:00 a.m. 

                A.            Roll Call

 

II.                  Approval of Agenda

 

III.       CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION – (Closed pursuant to Section 10-15-1 (H) NMSA 1978, “Open Meetings Act”)

 

A.            Licensing

 1. Renewals of Gaming Licenses for 2006                               

a.         American Legion Post 25 (Clovis)                             

b.         American Legion Post 77 (Logan)

c.          BPO Elks 1897 (Alamogordo)

d.         BPO Elks 1717 (Artesia)

e.          Fraternal Order of Eagles 3489 (Taos)

f.           Loyal Order of Moose 1517 (Albuquerque)

g.         Veterans of Foreign War 3280 (Clovis)

2.  Konami Gaming, Inc. Manufacturer’s License (Las Vegas, NV)

3.  Issuance of Work Permit – Ceasar G. Alba (Club Attendant) –  My Way Holding

4.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor David J. Greene & Co., LLC 

5.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Columbia Wanger Asset Management, LP

6.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Lazard Asset Management, LLC

7.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Private Capital Management

                                8.  WMS Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Mellon Financial

Corporation

 

B.            Issuance of Findings of Suitability on Key and Affiliated Persons

1. New Application

                                                       a.      Susan Elrod – Key Person -American Legion Post 77  (Logan)

                                                       b.      Joan Graves – Assistant Gaming Manager – BPO Elks Lodge 1172 (Tucumcari)

                                                        c.      Mildred Curry – Gaming Accountant – BPO Elks Lodge 2053 (Grants)

                                                       d.      Robert Kitchens – Key Person – Fraternal Order of Eagles 2811 (Santa Fe)

                                                        e.      Satoshi Sakamoto – Chairman/CEO/Director/President/Secretary/Treasurer – Konami Gaming, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                         f.      Stephen Sutherland – Executive President/COO/Director – Konami Gaming, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                       g.      Deborah Marchand – Gaming Accountant – Loyal Order of Moose 1517 (Albuquerque)

                                                       h.      Thomas Galanty – Executive V.P./Chief Technology Officer – Mikohn Gaming Corp. (Las Vegas, NV)

 

 

 

One Day Regular Board Meeting – Closed

April 18, 2006

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                                                         i.      Robert Ziems – Executive  V.P./General Counsel – Mikohn Gaming Corp. (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                         j.      Paul Harvey – Outside Director - Progressive Gaming International (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                       k.      Jeremy Henderson – Relief Slot Supervisor – SunRay Park and Casino (Farmington)

                                                         l.      Dewey Shockley – Security Supervisor – SunRay Park and Casino (Farmington)

                                                     m.      Orville Mc Donald – Vice President – The Downs at Albuquerque  (Albuquerque)

                                                       n.      William Windham – Shareholder – The Downs at Albuquerque (Albuquerque)

                                                       o.      Robert Little – General Manager – Zia Park (Hobbs)

 

2. Renewal Applications

 

a.       Charles Hoye- Gaming Manager – American Legion Post 26 (Hobbs)

b.       Glen Ridens – Gaming Manager – American Legion Post 44 (Elephant Butte)

c.        John Mason – Gaming Manager – BPO Elks 1747 (Farmington)

d.       Connie Bass – Assistant Gaming Manager – Fraternal Order of Eagles 4308 (Arrey)

e.        Jose “Lino” Bustos – President  - L &J Recreation Machines (Las Vegas, NM)

f.         Peter Cleary – President/Treasurer/CFO – PDS Gaming Corporation (Las Vegas, NV)

g.       Johan Finley – Chief Executive Officer – PDS Gaming Corporation (Las Vegas, NV)

h.       Lona Mae Finley – Secretary/Executive VP – PDS Gaming Corporation (Las Vegas, NV)

 

C.            Pending Administrative and Enforcement Actions

               

D.           Tribal Gaming Matters (Confidential pursuant to Section 4(E)(3) of the 2001 Compact)  

1.  Various Compliance Issues

2.   Tribal Revenue Sharing

                                  

E.                    Pending and Threatened Litigation  

 

1.   State of New Mexico vs. Ten (10) Gaming Devices and their Contents of $3.25 in                                                                              United States Currency (Gamer’s Choice; Otero County); No. CV-99-578

2.  Mollay (World of Games) vs. Jessup (Albuquerque); No. 00-05-AA

                3.  Richard Tast vs. Gaming Control Board (Albuquerque); No. CIV 04-320 RHS/DJS

                4.  Gaming Control Board vs. BPO Elks #1717; Cause No. 05-001-DEF

                5.  Gaming Control Board vs. DeAnna Mae Teel; Cause No. 05-002-DEF              

                6.  Gaming Control Board vs. BPO Elks #1558; No. 05-001-SA

                7.  Gaming Control Board vs. Downs at Albuquerque; Cause No. 04-014-EA

                8.  Gaming Control Board vs. Bernard Strunk; Cause No. 05-008-EA

9.  Gaming Control Board vs. Derek Paley; Cause No. 06-001-EA

10.  Gaming Control Board vs. Downs at Albuquerque; Cause No. 06-002-EA

11.  Gaming Control Board vs. Rosa Rodriquez; Cause No. 06-003-EA

 

F.             Limited Personnel Matters

 

IV.          Recess 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                              

 

NEW MEXICO GAMING CONTROL BOARD

ONE-DAY REGULAR BOARD MEETING AGENDA

April 18, 20061:30 p.m.

(Note:  All items on agenda may result in Board action.)

 

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

V.            OPEN SESSIONPlease note that items after 1:30. may be taken out of sequence at the discretion of the Chair.

               

A.            Call to Order – 1:30 p.m.

1.     Roll Call

 

B.            Approval of Minutes  

1. Minutes of One Day Special Working Session, March 8, 2006

2. Minutes of One Day Special Working Session, March 22, 2006

3. Minutes of One Day Regular Board Meeting, March 14, 2006

 

C.            Board Chair’s Announcements  

               

D.           Licensing

 

1. Renewals of Gaming Licenses for 2006

a.         American Legion Post 25 (Clovis)                             

b.         American Legion Post 77 (Logan)

c.          BPO Elks 1897 (Alamogordo)

d.         BPO Elks 1717 (Artesia)

e.          Fraternal Order of Eagles 3489 (Taos)

f.           Loyal Order of Moose 1517 (Albuquerque)

g.         Veterans of Foreign War 3280 (Clovis)

2.  Konami Gaming, Inc. Manufacturer’s License (Las Vegas, NV)

3.  Issuance of Work Permit – Ceasar G. Alba  (Club Attendant) –  My Way Holding

4.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor David J. Greene & Co., LLC 

5.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Columbia Wanger Asset Management, LP  

6.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Lazard Asset Management, LLC

7.  Bally Technology, Inc aka: Alliance Gaming Corporation Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Private Capital Management

                                8.  WMS Request for Waiver for Finding of Suitability for Institutional Investor Mellon Financial

Corporation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One Day Regular Board Meeting – Open

April 18, 2006

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E.            Issuance of Findings of Suitability on Key and Affiliated Persons               

1. New Application

                                                       a.      Susan Elrod – Key Person -American Legion Post 77  (Logan)

                                                       b.      Joan Graves – Assistant Gaming Manager – BPO Elks Lodge 1172 (Tucumcari)

                                                        c.      Mildred Curry – Gaming Accountant – BPO Elks Lodge 2053 (Grants)

                                                       d.      Robert Kitchens – Key Person – Fraternal Order of Eagles 2811 (Santa Fe)

                                                        e.      Satoshi Sakamoto – Chairman/CEO/Director/President/Secretary/Treasurer – Konami Gaming, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                         f.      Stephen Sutherland – Executive President/COO/Director – Konami Gaming, Inc. (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                       g.      Deborah Marchand – Gaming Accountant – Loyal Order of Moose 1517 (Albuquerque)

                                                       h.      Thomas Galanty – Executive V.P./Chief Technology Officer – Progressive Gaming International aka: Mikohn Gaming Corp. (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                         i.      Robert Ziems – Executive  V.P./General Counsel – Progressive Gaming International aka: Mikohn Gaming Corp.(Las Vegas, NV)

                                                         j.      Paul Harvey – Outside Director - Progressive Gaming International aka: Mikohn Gaming Corp. (Las Vegas, NV)

                                                       k.      Jeremy Henderson – Relief Slot Supervisor – SunRay Park and Casino (Farmington)

                                                         l.      Dewey Shockley – Security Supervisor – SunRay Park and Casino (Farmington)

                                                     m.      Orville Mc Donald – Vice President – The Downs at Albuquerque  (Albuquerque)

                                                       n.      William Windham – Shareholder – The Downs at Albuquerque (Albuquerque)

                                                       o.      Robert Little – General Manager – Zia Park (Hobbs)

 

2. Renewal Applications

a.       Charles Hoye- Gaming Manager – American Legion Post 26 (Hobbs)

b.       Glen Ridens – Gaming Manager – American Legion Post 44 (Elephant Butte)

c.        John Mason – Gaming Manager – BPO Elks 1747 (Farmington)

d.       Connie Bass – Assistant Gaming Manager – Fraternal Order of Eagles 4308 (Arrey)

e.        Jose “Lino” Bustos – President  - L &J Recreation Machines (Las Vegas, NM)

f.         Peter Cleary – President/Treasurer/CFO – PDS Gaming Corporation (Las Vegas, NV)

g.       Johan Finley – Chief Executive Officer – PDS Gaming Corporation (Las Vegas, NV)

h.       Lona Mae Finley – Secretary/Executive VP – PDS Gaming Corporation (Las Vegas, NV)

 

F.                   Pending Administrative and Enforcement Action

 

G.                 Policy and Rulemaking Matters  

1.  Request for Appointment of Hearing Officer; Henry Alaniz for Purposes of Rule Changes as Allowed in the Gaming Control Act for 15.1 NMAC for Hearing on May 18, 2006 at 9 a.m.

2.  90 Day Evaluation of Bingo and Raffle Policy Statement

 

H.           Presentation by Gary E. Gaylord, CPA of New Mexico Gaming Control Board Fiscal Year 2005

Audit

 

I.             Public Comments

 

 

VI.     Adjournment

 

 

Carla Lopez, Esq., CPA

Chair