Tamburelli to lead Pennsylvania casino
Michael Tamburelli has been appointed general manager of US-based operator MTR Gaming Group’s Presque Isle Downs and Casino in Pennsylvania.
Tamburelli succeeds former president and general manager Fred Buro, who was recently promoted to the role of chief marketing officer and vice president of MTR Gaming.
He brings more than 30 years of gaming industry experience to the role, including senior management roles at properties in Oklahoma and Kansas. He previously spent 14 years with isle of Capri Casinos in a variety of roles.
“Michael brings many years of senior management experience with him and we are confident he will excel in his new role as general manager at Presque Isle Downs and Casino,” said Joseph Billhimer, chief operating officer of MTR Gaming.
Presque Isle Downs and Casino features live poker and table games, slots and horse racing facilities.
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Illinois Rep Bob Rita has introduced House Bill 2939, which would authorise the Illinois Gaming Board to develop a casino in Chicago and appoint an operator to run it.
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