AGA elects Everi Executive Chair Michael Rumbolz to serve as Association Chairman

December 7, 2023
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Rumbolz will begin his two-year term starting next month.

The American Gaming Association’s (AGA) Board of Directors has elected a new Chairman. Everi Holdings Executive Chair of the Board Michael Rumbolz will succeed Hard Rock International Chairman and Seminole Gaming CEO Jim Allen and will step into the new role next month.

Rumbolz will serve as the AGA Chairman for a two-year term.

AGA President and CEO Bill Miller commented on the election by saying, “It’s an honor to welcome Mike – an industry legend in his own right – as the next AGA chairman.

“Mike’s career as an operator, manufacturer and regulator is unparalleled and will be vital to driving meaningful progress on industry priorities.”

Miller also took a moment to commend the outgoing Chairman, Jim Allen, for his accomplishments during his two-year term.

He commented, “Jim’s knowledge, insight and guidance have helped the AGA advance our mission and maximize our impact for the industry.

“He’s been a trusted advisor to me, and I am thankful for his partnership over the last two years.”

Rumbolz discussed taking on his new duties as Chairman by saying, “I am grateful for the opportunity to help shape gaming’s future as the AGA’s next chair.

“From stopping illegal gambling to evolving responsible gambling, the AGA is tackling transformational issues, and I am eager to build on the progress made during Jim’s tenure.”

Allen said he is confident the association is in good hands with its team of leaders.

He concluded by saying, “Our industry and this association have never been stronger. I am immensely proud of our success over the last two years accelerating gaming’s recovery while defining and advancing new priorities. The AGA is well-positioned under Mike and Bill’s leadership.”

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