The Museum of Gaming History is growing and we need your support. The MoGH came to life in 2014 with the showing of exhibits at the El Cortez Hotel and the Mob Museum. We are working on showing several new exhibits in the coming year. The MoGH needs your support to fund these projects. We seek to grow the hobby by expanding interest in Gaming History. Please visit the MoGH Donation page.
Museum of Gaming History
An Educational Project of The Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club, Inc.
An IRS approved 501 (c) (3) Tax Exempt Not-For-Profit Corporation
Dedicated to the preservation and education of Gaming History

MoGH Board Members
Position Name Email Bio
Chair and Webmaster Charles Kaplan Bio
Vice-Chair, Exhibits and Events Director Jim Follis Bio
Board Member, Promotions Director Pam Focazio Bio
Board Member Tom Dyer Bio
Board Member James Hogg Bio
Board Member Rick Lonski Bio
Board Member Ross Poppel Bio
Board Member Jay Sands Bio
Board Member Douglas Smith Bio
Board Member Ted Whiting Bio
Board Member ~ Emeritus Eric S. Rosenblum   Bio

Ted Whiting
Ted Whiting has been employed in the Gaming industry since 1989. Early in his career he held various casino positions such as Dealer, Cage Cashier, and Poker Room Brush. From 1995 until 2009, Ted worked in The Mirage Resort & Casino Surveillance department and was promoted to Director of Surveillance in 2001. Ted designed and oversaw the installation of the video surveillance systems at multi-billion-dollar Integrated Resorts; City Center, MGM National Harbor and MGM Springfield. Ted became the Director of Surveillance for City Center's Aria Resort & Casino in 2009. In February 2015, he was promoted to his current position as Vice President of Corporate Surveillance at MGM Resorts International in which he oversees all MRI domestic casino Surveillance departments at 17 properties in 8 states.

During his career, Ted has written different computer programs used in several Surveillance departments on the Las Vegas Strip. One of his programs called Baccarat Player Analysist is used to evaluate high action Baccarat play. His other forays into Surveillance software were to create a Surveillance database and a report-writing program.

Ted has led several technological innovations including the being the first casino in Nevada to use license plate recognition in parking garages and 360-degree cameras on the casino floor. Most recently Ted oversaw the successful introduction of facial recognition software in MGM Resorts International casinos. Ted is currently engaged with planning and design of the Surveillance and access control systems for an Integrated Resort planned for Japan.

Ted has spoken as an industry expert at UNLV, University of Denver, Cornel University Alumni conference and John Hopkins Educator Conference as well as participated on panels and as a speaker at casino industry conventions such as Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the World Game Protection Conference (WGPC) and the International Security Conference West (ISC West). He has been featured on several TV programs on different networks including National Geographic Channel, Destination America, CNBC, NBC and local news. Ted has been interviewed by print media as well, including Popular Mechanics and various Security and Surveillance industry magazines. Lastly, Ted's love of gaming history has allowed him to become a member of the advisory board for the Museum of Gaming History.

MoGH Advisory Board
Board MemberAffiliation
Anthony CurtisPublisher, Las Vegas Advisor
Eileen DiRocccoPublisher, Gaming Today
Michael GreenProfessor, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Sandra HarrisExecutive Director, Holocaust Museum and Learning Center
Jim KruseFormer Education Director, CCA
Oliver LovatManaging Director, Denstone REA
Rob McCoyPresident and CEO, Neon Museum
Mark Hall PattonAdministrator, Clark County Museum System
Geoff SchumacherSenior Director of Content, Mob Museum
David G. SchwartzDirector, UNLV's Center for Gaming Research
Mike SkeltonFormer President, CCA
Mike SpinettiOwner, Spinetti's Gaming Supplies
Bob StoldalConsulting Editor, KNPR
Wayne ThompsonFormer President, CCA
Jonathon UllmanPresident and CEO, Mob Museum
Ted WhitingVP of Corporate Surveillance, MGM

MoGH Contacts
ChipGuide SupervisorAlbert Scalzo
Legal AdvisorMichael Siskin
LibrarianWendy Schultz
Public RelationsBrad Smith
Educational DirectorTed Whiting
Social Media ManagerTBD
This Week in Gaming HistoryChuck Sikora IV
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