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  • Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission

    Minutes of Meeting January 15, 2004

    The meeting was called to order by the Chair of the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission, Natalie Meyer at 9:03 a.m. on January 15, 2004 at the Division of Gaming, 1881 Pierce Street, Suite 110, Lakewood, Colorado. Present were Commissioners Natalie Meyer, Phil Walter, Shirley Harris, Rob Millman and Barbara Jenkins. Also in attendance were: Director of the Division of Gaming, Mark Wilson; Director of Administration, Maren Rubino; Chief of Investigations, Dave Dechant; Agent in Charge of the Central City Office, Phil Dinan; Agent in Charge of the Cripple Creek Office, Gary Watada; Agent in Charge of the Lakewood Office, Laura Manning; Supervisory Investigators, Ron Kammerzell and Will Lukela; Investigators, Flavio Quintana, Kendal Dittmer, Karl Trump, Evan Kwiatkowski, and Mark Rule; Controller, Janet Ford; Chief Auditor, Georgine Zalesky; Manager of Emerging Technologies Administrator, Brenda Davis; Training Coordinator, Deb Gorham; Licensing Supervisor, LaToiya Ancar; Accounting Technician, Teri Sidebottom, and Assistant Attorney General, Ceri Williams. Persons making a presentation in executive session were: Pete Mang, Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Dave Dechant, Laura Manning, Flavio Quintana, Georgine Zalesky, and Janet Ford, Division of Gaming. Persons making a presentation in public session were: Brenda Davis, Deb Gorham and Janet Ford, Division of Gaming, Mark Wolfe, Colorado Historical Society. The Chair called for a motion to go into executive session pursuant to sections 12-47.1-522(1)(A) and (B), 24-6-402(3)(A)(II), 12-47.1-527(1), of the Colorado Revised Statutes to receive and discuss background, licensing and investigative reports from the Division of Gaming and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Millman made the motion. Mr. Walter seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The meeting was reconvened into public session at 10:37 a.m. The Chair called for a motion to renew the permanent retail licenses of Blackhawk Brewery and Casino, LLC, d/b/a Mardi Gras Casino. This license shall be effective upon expiration of the current license and expire one year from the date of issuance. Ms. Harris made the motion. Mr. Millman seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The Chair called for a motion to renew the permanent retail licenses of, and approve the changes of ownership as outlined in the respective investigative reports for, Southwest Casino and Hotel Corp., d/b/a Uncle Sams Casino; Gold Rush I, LLC, d/b/a Gold Rush Hotel and Casino; Gold Rush I, LLC, d/b/a Gold Diggers Casino; and Minter Holdings, LLC, d/b/a Johnny Nolons Casino. These licenses shall be effective upon expiration of the current licenses and expire one year from the date of issuance. Mr. Walter made the motion. Ms. Harris seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The Chair called for a motion to renew the permanent manufacturer/distributor license of, and approve the change of ownership as outlined in the investigative report for, Millennium Gaming,

  • Inc. This license shall be effective upon expiration of the current license and expire one year from the date of issuance. Mr. Millman made the motion. Mr. Walter seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The Chair called for a motion to approve a new permanent retail license for Wild Horse Investment Partners, LLC, d/b/a Wild Horse Casino, 353 Myers Avenue, Cripple Creek. This license shall be effective upon completion of the standard conditions for a retail license, and expire one year from the date of approval. Mr. Millman made the motion. Mr. Walter seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The Chair opened the meeting to anyone from the public that wanted to address the Commission. Mr. Quintana introduced Ed Walsh, Mike Walsh, Joe Rivera, Gary Lev, and Gerald Bongiorno from Wild Horse Casino. Mr. Ed Walsh addressed the Commission thanking them for the approval of the Wild Horse Casino license. Mr. Walsh gave a brief background of Wild Horse Casino. Mr. Walsh also complimented the Division staff stating the staff were very responsive, professional and easy to work with. The Chair swore in Ms. Davis. The Chair called for a motion to open hearings on proposed amendments to Colorado Gaming Rule 12, and Rule 13. Mr. Millman made the motion. Mr. Walter seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. Ms. Davis presented proposed amendments to Colorado Gaming Rule 12 and Rule 13. The Chair opened the meeting to anyone from the public that wanted to comment on the proposed amendments to Rule 12 and Rule 13. No one responded. The Chair called for a motion to close the hearing on proposed amendments to Colorado Gaming Rule 12 and Rule 13. Ms. Harris made the motion. Mr. Walter seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The Chair called for a motion to amend Colorado Gaming Rule 12 as presented. Mr. Millman made the motion. Ms. Jenkins seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The Chair called for a motion to amend Colorado Gaming Rule 13 as presented. Mr. Walter made the motion. Ms. Harris seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. Mr. Wolfe gave a video presentation to the Commission showing several projects the Colorado Historical Society has funded. Ms. Davis presented the Division Quarterly Emerging Technologies Report. Ms. Gorham presented the Division Quarterly Training Report.

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  • The Chair called for a motion to adopt the minutes of the Gaming Commission meeting of December 18, 2003. Ms. Jenkins made the motion. Mr. Millman seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. Ms. Ford presented the Division financial statements for the five months ended November 30, 2003. The Chair called for a motion to approve the Statement of Gaming Revenues, Gaming Taxes and Expenditures for the five months ended November 30, 2003 and authorize its distribution. Ms. Jenkins made the motion. Mr. Walter seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. Ms. Williams presented proposed Order of Summary Suspension Case No. SS 04-01 in the matter of Scottie Joseph Ewing, license number 27104. The Chair called for a motion to approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Order of Summary Suspension Case No. SS 04-01 in the matter of Scottie Joseph Ewing, license number 27104. Mr. Millman made the motion. Mr. Walter seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. Mr. Wilson informed the Commission the meeting scheduled for April 15, 2004 falls on a very busy day for Ms. Jenkins. Mr. Wilson requested the Commission to consider re-scheduling the meeting to the following week of April 22, 2004. The Chair called for a motion to re-schedule the April meeting to April 22, 2004. Mr. Walter made the motion. Mr. Millman seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. Mr. Wilson informed the Commission that Mr. Millman had been reconfirmed for a second term by the Senate Business Affairs Committee. Ms. Jenkins was also confirmed for her first term by the Senate Business Affairs Committee. The recommendation from the Senate Business Affairs Committee was sent to the Committee of the whole for confirmation. The meeting was adjourned at 12:21 p.m.

    _________________________________________ Cindy Raiolo, Secretary to the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission

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  • Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission

    Minutes of Meeting February 19, 2004

    The meeting was called to order by the Chair of the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission, Natalie Meyer at 9:03 a.m. on February 19, 2004 at the Division of Gaming, 1881 Pierce Street, Suite 110, Lakewood, Colorado. Present were Commissioners Natalie Meyer, Shirley Harris, Rob Millman and Barbara Jenkins. Absent and excused was Commissioner Phil Walter. Also in attendance were: Executive Director of the Department of Revenue, M. Michael Cooke; Senior Director of Enforcement, David Dechant; Director of the Division of Gaming, Mark Wilson; Director of Administration, Maren Rubino; Chief of Investigations, Laura Manning; Agent in Charge of the Central City Office, Phil Dinan; Agent in Charge of the Cripple Creek Office, Gary Watada; Agent in Charge of the Lakewood Office, Ron Kammerzell; Supervisory Investigator, Will Lukela; Investigators, Kendal Dittmer, Karl Trump, and Mark Rule; Controller, Janet Ford; Chief Auditor, Georgine Zalesky; Manager of Emerging Technologies, Brenda Davis; Licensing Supervisor, LaToiya Ancar; Audit Manager, Laurie Scott and Assistant Attorney General, Ceri Williams. Persons making a presentation in executive session were: Pete Mang, Colorado Bureau of Investigation and Laura Manning, Ron Kammerzell, and Georgine Zalesky, Division of Gaming. Persons making a presentation in public session were: Brenda Davis, and Janet Ford, Maren Rubino, Division of Gaming, and Assistant Attorney General, Ceri Williams. The Chair noted for the record that Mr. Walter is absent and excused. The Chair called for a motion to go into executive session pursuant to sections 12-47.1-522(1)(A) and (B), 24-6-402(3)(A)(II), 12-47.1-527(1), of the Colorado Revised Statutes to receive and discuss background, licensing and investigative reports from the Division of Gaming and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. Mr. Millman made the motion. Ms. Jenkins seconded the motion. The motion was adopted. The meeting was reconvened into public session at 10:28 a.m. The Chair noted for the record and the public that Mr. Walter is absent and excused. The Chair informed the public that the April Commission meeting had been re-scheduled to April 22, 2004. The Chair called for a motion to renew the permanent manufacturer/distributor licenses of Atronic Americas, LLC; Novomatic Colorado, Inc.; AGI Distribution, Inc.; and WMS Gaming Inc. These licenses shall be effective upon expirat