….casino operators must make at least one employee in charge of monitoring their nightclubs and a broad set of club employees need to register in the same way as casino workers, among other requirements.
The registration requirement applies to “all supervisors, managers, security and surveillance personnel, servers, server assistants, bussers, restroom attendants” and anyone employed or contracted to offer hosting or VIP services, according to a draft of the regulations.
Other parts of the regulations deal with the registration of independent hosts and promoters, the written policies and procedures of nightclubs, regulators’ access to the clubs and “unsuitable methods of operation.” The rules also detail requirements for when operators must report suspected criminal activity.
By putting the nightclubs under stricter regulatory scrutiny, regulators hope to prevent repeats of what Commission Chairman Tony Alamo described as “very difficult complaints” regarding the venues in the past.
In 2014, Mandalay Bay agreed to pay $500,000 to settle charges from the Gaming Control Board that undercover agents were provided with drugs and prostitutes at the House of Blues Foundation Room in 2012. And the Palms was hit with a $1 million fine in 2013 over drug and prostitution charges at clubs there…..