Maryland Lottery and Gaming Director Gordon Medenica recently announced the hiring of James Logue as the agency’s new managing director, gaming. Logue comes to Maryland with nearly 20 years of experience at the Delaware Lottery, most recently as the assistant director, video lottery, responsible for oversight of Delaware’s casino slot machines, licensing, game manufacturers, system providers, testing labs, responsible gaming and self-exclusion programs.  Previously, Logue served nearly 23 years with the Delaware State Police.

“All of Maryland’s six casinos are hitting their stride in the marketplace and doing well,” Medenica said.  “Having someone with Jim’s knowledge of casino operations not only provides continuity but also helps to ensure that the state’s casino program continues to run smoothly and remains a success.”

As Maryland’s managing director, gaming, Logue will manage a team of approximately 21 agency staff members that oversees electronic gaming, auditing and responsible gaming programs at Maryland’s casinos. 

“We’re very pleased to have Jim join our team,” Medenica said.  “From his understanding of gaming machines and systems to his experience as a regulator, he has a broad industry background that will make him a tremendous asset to the agency.