Bragg Gaming Group has appointed Mark Clayton to its Board of Directors following the resignation of Cristina Romero, effective immediately.
An internationally recognized gaming attorney, Clayton brings 32 years of gaming industry legal and compliance experience to Bragg Gaming’s Board.
He has previously served as a Member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), as Chief of the NGCB’s Corporate Securities Division, as General Counsel and Company Secretary for many US gaming firms, and as a gaming and corporate attorney.
Clayton will be replacing Romero, who is leaving Bragg Gaming’s Board to focus on other business commitments and activities.
“Mark is recognized as one of the most accomplished attorneys in the gaming industry, with a career that spans decades of providing legal and strategic counsel to clients that are among the industry’s leaders,” commented Paul Godfrey, Chairman of Bragg Gaming.
“Mark’s wealth of expertise and experience will serve us well as we continue to execute on our global B2B igaming expansion initiatives. We are very pleased to welcome Mark to the Board.”
From 2014 through earlier this year, Clayton served as Chair of Greenberg Traurig LP’s global gaming practice, overseeing its international gaming practice for clients such as Genting Berhad, Caesars Entertainment, Las Vegas Sands, 888 Holdings, DraftKings, Flutter, and Entain, as well as investment banks and lenders.
Between 2005 and 2008, Clayton was a member of the NGCB, and he currently serves as an independent member of the Palms Resort Casino compliance committee. He has also served on the compliance committees at Caesars Entertainment, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, and Silicon Gaming.
Clayton holds a JD with honors from the Pepperdine University School of Law, a BS in Business Administration, Accounting, and Finance from Washington University in St Louis, and he is a Member of the State Bar of Nevada and has served as Vice Chair for its Gaming Law Section.
He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nevada’s William S Boyd School of Law, is a Board Member of UNLV’s Gaming Law Advisory Board, Trustee and Member of the International Association of Gaming Advisors, Member of the International Masters of Gaming Law, and Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Back in June, Bragg Gaming appointed Yaniv Sherman as its new CEO.