Bennison named CGB enforcement chief

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Updated: 7/30/2013 4:52 pm

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada Gaming Control Board veteran has been named chief of the regulatory agency's enforcement division.

Karl Bennison will replace Jerry Markling, who is retiring Aug. 30.

Bennison's promotion was announced Tuesday by board Chairman A.G. Burnett.

Bennison has worked for the regulating body for more than 18 years. He began his career as an agent in the Reno enforcement office and is currently northern Nevada deputy enforcement chief.

Bennison attended University of Nevada, Reno, where he earned a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a master's in business administration.

He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and completed advance course work offered by the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Program.

Bennison was also a helicopter pilot and served in the Army Reserve and Nevada National Guard.


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