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IGT's Matthews Named AGA Chairman

The American Gaming Association’s board of directors elected TJ Matthews, chairman and CEO of International Game Technology, to serve as chairman of the AGA.

Matthews, who served as vice chairman of the AGA board for the past two years, succeeds Gary Loveman, chairman, CEO and president of Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc. Matthews began his two-year term in January.

Keith Smith, chairman and CEO of Boyd Gaming Corporation, was elected to replace Matthews as vice chairman, and Loveman will remain a member of the AGA board.

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