Investigations Division


Carson City

1919 College Parkway
Carson City, Nevada 89706
Phone: (775) 684-7800

Chief: Carl Hoffman
Deputy Chief: Luke Rippee
Deputy Chief to Corporate Securities: Russell Tegio
Coordinator of Applicant Services: Barry Chilton
Carson City Applicant Services: (775) 684-7840

Las Vegas

7 State of Nevada Way
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119
Phone: (702) 486-2260

Deputy Chief: Nathan Allen
Agency Liaison: Diane Presson
Las Vegas Applicant Services:(702) 486-2007

About the Investigations Division

The Investigations Division investigates all gaming license and key employee applicants to determine their viability, business integrity, and suitability for licensure or approval. Division investigators produce detailed reports which are used by the Nevada Gaming Control Board and Nevada Gaming Commission as the basis for licensing recommendations/decisions.

The Corporate Securities Section monitors, investigates and analyzes activities of registered, publicly traded corporations and their subsidiaries involved in the Nevada gaming industry. Actions which might affect the industry, such as changes in control, public offerings, involvement in foreign gaming, and recapitalization plans are scrutinized by the Division and reported to the Board. Division investigators produce detailed reports which are used by the Board and the Commission as the basis for licensing/approval recommendations/decisions.