Ronnie Jones, who was ousted from his position as chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board last summer, is believed to have joined Entain's workforce as a consultant.
The former chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board is reportedly joining Entain
The British game guide, Receive, may have a new member with Experience in regulating gambling as part of his advisory board. Ex-Chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board, Ronnie JonesEntain will be able to join, according to an announcement from The Advocate this Monday. In his new position at Entain, Jones would help the company expand in the US by providing professional advice on rules and regulations. The UK gaming market leader previously formed the advisory board and hired several people with professional backgrounds from different US states.
Before you get to Entain, Jones had to make sure he wasn't violating state ethics laws. So he submitted a request for comment to the Louisiana Board of Ethics. As a result, Jones received ethics committee approval last week and agreed to take the job on Monday.
When he spoke for The Advocate, he admitted it He never regulated the company or licensed it in the stateStill, he had to ask the ethics committee if he could accept the job offer. Although the ethics committee gave the go-ahead, Jones had to agree to a conditionand limited him to helping Entain obtain “any compensation, transaction, or appearance” in relation to his former employer – the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.
Jones was ousted from the gaming control board last year
Jones was a state cop for more than 30 years. He joined the Louisiana State Police in 1974 as a soldier. He was named chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board by Governor Bobby Jindal in 2013. However, last summer he was one of eleven appointed people who had not received approval from the Senate.
Although he was appointed by Governor John Bel EdwardsAfter the Senators debated behind closed doors in June, Jones has been removed from his position as chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board. As a result, Governor Edwards announced this last July Lt. Col. Mike Noel has been named the new chairman of the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.