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Andrew MacDonald Professional Profile from Online Casino Singapore

Professional Profile/Career Objective:

Possess 22 years experience in Australian Casino Operations from both a regulatory and operational perspective. Ranging from dealer to Chief Executive Officer.

Professional Experience:

Chief Executive Officer

4/01 – Present

PBL Gaming Operations – , Port Villa, Vanuatu

Reporting to the Board of Directors is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the operations of the Company to achieve the annual E.B.I.D.T.A budget. This is accomplished, consistent with the annual and longer term strategies of the Company and in consultation with the Board of Directors, and within the delegated authorities. Directs the development and implementation of creative and innovative marketing and advertising programs designed to maximise the attractiveness of the Company’s interactive gaming operation. Directs the Gaming Risk Management Function in the overall management and operation of the Company. Directs research into the future strategies and plans required to increase traffic to interactive gaming operations. Makes presentations to the Board of Directors and Board Committees, as required.

Executive General Manager Online Gaming

4/00 – 12/00

Crown Limited – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Responsible for development, establishment, operation, marketing and launch of the parent company’s Online gaming operation. Licensed in Tasmania on May 15 the operation is planned to go live in late 2000. Responsibilities include; establishing staffing for customer relations management centre, determining appropriate marketing and advertising spend, development of product, negotiating with regulators and setting up of the Online presence.

Executive General Manager Table Games

5/99 – 12/00

Hotel/Casino Operation – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Executive General Manager : Table Games Operations and Development.

Responsible for the operation of a 350 table game operation, with over 2000 staff and annual revenues in excess of US$150 million per annum. (excluding International and Premium revenues which total another US$150 million)

Responsible for the development of marketing and technological initiatives to drive Table Games into the 21st Century.

Also responsible for the development of high employee satisfaction and skill within the group.

EGM : Gaming Risk Mgt.

4/98 – 5/99

Hotel/Casino Operation – Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Executive General Manager : Gaming Risk Management. In charge of Surveillance, Compliance, Games Integrity, Games Analysis, Internet Gaming Operation, Special Projects including Table Game Automation. Perform risk audits on gaming activities and provide expertise on drafting of game rules, procedures and internal control manual documents. Liaison with the Casino Crime Unit and the Casino and Gaming Authority where necessary. Member of Risk Management Committee considering all aspects of risk within the operation including Business Impact Analysis and Business Continuity Planning.

Acting CEO, for six months, of subsidiary Online Casino Singapore technology company specialising in high-tech solutions for the industry.

Casino operation with 350 table games, 2500 slots and annual gaming revenues of approximately US$500M.

Casino Manager

11/96 – 4/98

Jupiters Limited – Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Second in charge to David Hilton, VP Casino Operations. Responsible for all table game operations. 100 Table games and 700 staff. Annual table revenues of approximately US$100M.

General Manager : Casino Operations

9/87 – 11/96

Aitco – Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

In charge of 90 table games, 900 slots, Keno, Poker, VIP Services, Scheduling, Casino Administration, the Statistical Intelligence Unit and a total of 500 staff. Annual gaming revenues of approximately US$70M.

Supervising Inspector : Casino Control

8/86 – 8/87

NSW Treasury – Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Drafting game rules, procedures, internal control documents, assessing tenders, conducting training for the then to be opened Darling Harbour Casino.

Supervising Inspector : Casino Control

8/85 – 8/86

Queensland Treasury – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Drafting procedures, internal control documents, and training Inspectors in all facets of Casino Operations. Supervising Operations from a regulatory perspective at Conrad Jupiters on Queensland’s Gold Coast.

Pit Manager

12/78 – 8/85

Wrest Point Hotel Casino – Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Dealer, Floor Manager, Games Trainer and promoted to Pit Boss.

Other Applicable Skills/Accomplishments:

Author of several papers utilised at UNR’s Executive Development Program held annually at Lake Tahoe. Author of “The Theory and Mathematics of Casino Gaming.” Recognised within the industry worldwide as being highly skilled in the field of gaming analysis and mathematics. Articles published in “The Business of Gaming : Economic and Management Issues” edited by Eadington and Cornelius. Referenced in “Casino Operations Management” by Jim Kilby and Jim Fox. (pages 258-259).Columnist for “Casino Executive” magazine on marketing related issues. Faculty member on the 1999 UNR Executive Development Program held annually at Lake Tahoe, presenting on a number of topics including Internet Gaming. Comoderator of the UNR Executive Development Program. Website : Further information on career available at Presenter at the 9th and 11th International Conferences on Gambling and Risk Taking. Panelist with Larry Woolf at Casino Ops 2000 held in Las Vegas. “Betting On Baccarat. Is it too volatile?”




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