Andre Wilsenach

Center for Gaming Innovation, UNLV International
Executive Director

André Wilsenach is the Executive Director of International Center for Gaming Regulation.

He holds a Masters Degree from the University of Pretoria and worked for the University of Pretoria, Africa Institute of South Africa, Development Bank of Southern Africa, Ernst &Young and acted as an advisor to the Mandela Government.

In 1995, he was appointed to the Commission which investigated the legalisation of gambling in South Africa.

During the period 1995 to 2000 he was the CEO of one of South Africa’s leading provincial gaming board whilst serving on the National Gambling Board of South Africa.

In 2001 he was appointed as the CEO of Z MS, a private company established to render electronic monitoring systems and services to the National Gambling Board of South Africa. In 2002 he was appointed as the Executive Director of  the Alderney Gambling Control Commission, a position he held  until January of 2016.

In his capacity as gaming regulator he was the key note speaker at the first international eGambling Summit held in the United Kingdom in 2006; he provided testimony to the Financial Services Committee of the US House of Representatives concerning the introduction of the Internet Gambling Regulations Enforcement Act, 2007; he was a keynote speaker at the American Gaming Association’s 2008 Global Gaming Summit; and in 2012 provided testimony to the UK Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee regarding their new regulatory framework.

André is a former President of the International Association of Gaming Regulators and an active member of the International Masters of Gaming Law and the International Association of Gaming Advisors.

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