Corporate Licensing Specialist

192 - Compliance Las Vegas, Nevada

AGS is a full-service designer and manufacturer of gaming products for the casino floor. The Company’s roots are in the Class II, Native American market, and it has recently expanded its product lines to include top performing slot games for the Class III commercial marketplace, as well as live felt table games and mobile gaming.

The recent acquisition of Cadillac Jack®, entry into the table games market, and addition of a mobile gaming segment with the acquisition of RocketPlay, denote a dramatic expansion of AGS products. Increased slot titles and jurisdictional licenses have made AGS the second largest supplier of Class II games in the world and its presence in Class III casinos continues to keep the pace. The diverse line of table products can help casino operators find exactly what they need for any part of the pit and most are available to play for fun online. Last, but not least, the company aims to capture a whole new audience by offering its content through mobile gaming.

Here at AGS, we realize that a huge part of our success is attributed to the hard work and dedication of our people. We strongly believe that embracing change, empowering our employees, and building a positive team environment are of paramount importance in achieving even more success with limitless potential.

Under the direction of the Licensing Supervisor, the Corporate Licensing Specialist is responsible for filing and submitting gaming license applications for the company, including holding companies and executive staff at various state and tribal gaming authorities in the US and globally.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepare and manage all applications, forms, fingerprints, exhibits, and any other items required by gaming authorities in over 240 licensing jurisdictions as assigned
  • Submit applications to various tribal and state authorities for the company, officers, directors and executives, in a timely manner while ensuring accuracy and completeness in specifically assigned jurisdictions
  • Act as a liaison to regulatory agencies, tribes, gaming authorities and outside counsel as necessary; respond to requests from gaming authorities in a timely, courteous and professional manner
  • Monitor license issuance and ensure regulatory compliance within all assigned jurisdictions
  • Engage in various methods of research, both internal and external, related to regulatory compliance
  • Respond to and coordinate complex document requests and requests for production in connection with application investigations for the company and other applicants in a timely manner adhering to deadlines and regulatory rules and procedures
  • Maintain, monitor and update licensing/compliance procedures in all jurisdictions and communicate jurisdictional requirements with agencies; communicate changes/updates to regulations to other team members within the licensing department and management
  • Manage database and other means of tracking for company, executive, and staff licensing
  • Provide consistent and thorough follow-up with employees and gaming authorities
  • Maintain the highest level of confidentiality with regards to personal employee information and company activities
  • Assist with special projects as assigned by management
  • Provide general administrative and clerical support as assigned by management
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Extended hours as required
Education/Minimum Years of Experience:
  • Associate Degree or higher preferred; paralegal certificate or degree from ABA accredited program also beneficial, or
  • 2 or more years’ experience in a Gaming/Slot Manufacturer or Distributor licensing capacity or 4 or more years in legal/law field in corporate, contract, administrative law or gaming practice groups
  • Background in finance a plus
  • Notary Public a plus

Job Knowledge/Work Experience:
  • Thorough understanding of legal terminology
  • Must have comprehensive understanding of gaming regulations and Indian Compacts and Indian Gaming regulations in the continental US and Canada.
  • In-depth knowledge and advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook; Adobe Professional Document Software; Calendaring proficiency is mandatory
  • Must have excellent organizational skills; excellent phone skills and ability to cold call new regulatory jurisdictions
  • Must be able to work with a sense of urgency
  • Aptitude for problem solving and finding alternative solutions
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent proof reading skills
  • Strong Internet and court research skills
  • Ability to work independently, but within a team environment and be accountable for work and work product
  • Ability to multi-task - monitor and meet regulatory deadlines ensuring accuracy while managing multiple projects and prioritizing work load
  • Ability to communicate in English, both oral and written
  • Able to become proficient in Ardent Sky and other internal software/system programs or applications
  • Ability to maintain database, extract, query and prepare reports
  • Effective and consistent communication methods and interpersonal skills in order to interact with all levels of management, employees, and regulatory agencies

Thank you for your interest in a position at AGS.

*Posted positions are not open to third party recruiters and unsolicited resume submissions will be considered free referrals.

AGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer