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Michigan Gaming Control Board

The Michigan Gaming Control Board licenses and regulates the Detroit commercial casinos and their suppliers. The Board also oversees the Michigan Native American casinos.

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MGCB Contact Info

Detroit Office:
Cadillac Place
3062 West Grand Boulevard, L-700
Detroit, MI 48202-6062
Phone: 313.456.4100
Fax: 313.456.4200

MGCB Members

MGCB Executive Director Richard Kalm was appointed on May 10, 2007. Mr. Kalm has an extensive background in law enforcement, previously serving as chief of staff for the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office. Prior to becoming chief of staff, he served as deputy sheriff, lieutenant, sergeant, corporal, captain and division commander. Mr. Kalm received an associate degree in law enforcement and a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State University. He is also a graduate of the Michigan Leadership Academy and the F.B.I. National Academy, Quantico, Virginia. He is a member of the Southeastern Michigan Chiefs of Police, the Association of Public Safety Communications Officers, the Michigan Antiterrorism Task Force and the Detroit Chamber of Commerce Tourism Action Group.

Robert L Anthony of Northville, has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve as Board Chair for a term at the pleasure of the governor.  Mr. Anthony has served on the Gaming Control Board since January 2011 and succeeds Ms. Barbara Rom as Chairperson.

Mr. Anthony retired as a senior risk and quality partner of the Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP. Mr. Anthony served global clients over his career working closely with client audit committees and senior management on matters that included entity-wide risk analysis and risk management. He also served as a member of the Pricewaterhouse Coopers Global Audit Policy Board. Mr. Anthony graduated from the University of Michigan where he was awarded a B.A. and an M.B.A. He currently resides in Northville with his wife Catherine.

Patrick M. McQueen is Managing Director of McQueen Financial Advisors in Royal Oak, has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve as a board member for a term expiring on December 31, 2015.

Michael J. Watza of Northville, partner of Kitch, Druthas, Wagner, Valitutti and Sherwood, is appointed for a term expiring December 31, 2012. He succeeds the Honorable Michael Stacey whose term has expired.

Andrew T. Palms is Executive Director of Communications Systems at the University of Michigan, has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve as a board member for a term expiring on December 31, 2015.

Mrs. Carla Walker-Miller of Detroit, president of Walker-Miller Energy Services, L.L.C., has been appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to serve as a board member for a term expiring December 31, 2016.


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