LAS VEGAS (October 5, 2022) – Well-known gaming industry leaders Brian Lessman and Kristian Milne have joined Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) as Account Executives on the supplier-focused North American Client Services team. Each brings a wealth of diverse knowledge across land-based gaming, iGaming, and sports betting that will help GLI’s clients enhance their strategies for success.
Lessman brings more than 20 years of supplier and operator casino industry experience to GLI. Most recently, he served as Hub Operations Supervisor/Oddsmaker at USBookmaking, and he has applied his sportsbook expertise at companies such as William Hill and CG Sportsbooks. He also has a wealth of in-casino experience serving as Casino Manager at Silverton Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas; Table Games Pit Manager for the Seminole Tribe of Florida; Poker Manager for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe; and Table Games Supervisor for the Tohono O’odham Nation.
Milne has more than two decades of gaming experience and comes to GLI from Global Payments, where he served as Client Services Account Manager for iGaming. He has also served the gaming industry as East Coast Casino Gaming Account Manager for DiTRONICS; as Casino Gaming Account Manager at Crane Payment Solutions; and as Casino Gaming Sales/Industry Support Representative for MEI, Incorporated, where he began his gaming industry career as a Test Engineering Technician. He holds an electrical engineering degree from Penn State University.
“GLI’s clients will be well-served by Brian and Kristian, whose diverse experience and insights add depth to and further bolster our strong and knowledgeable supplier-focused team,” said Patrick Cottingham, Client Services Manager.
“It is such an exciting period of growth and technological evolution in the gaming industry, and Brian and Kristian will be valuable assets to our clients as we continually work to help them take full advantage of today’s boundless opportunities,” added Salim L. Adatia, Vice-President of Client Services for North America.
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About Gaming Laboratories International
Gaming Laboratories International, LLC is committed to delivering the highest quality land-based, lottery, and iGaming testing and assessment services around the world. GLI provides suppliers, operators, and regulators with expert guidance for navigating the future of gaming and ensuring gaming innovations meet regulatory standards with confidence. Since 1989, GLI has certified nearly 2 million items and has tested equipment for more than 480 jurisdictions. GLI has a global network of laboratory locations across six continents, with U.S. and international accreditations for compliance with ISO/IEC standards for technical competence in the gaming, wagering and lottery industries. GLI was named “Best Laboratory” in the SAGSE Awards 2020, “Best Test Lab in the Baltics,” and “Best Test Lab in the Nordics” in the Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Awards 2020. For more information, visit gaminglabs.com.
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