Named director of slot operations for Casino Arizona

CASINO ARIZONA

The Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has hired David Chavez as director of slot operations for both its Casino Arizona locations in Scottsdale, Ariz. He also will be responsible for the success of the slot floor at the tribe’s new Talking Stick Resort, which will replace one of the existing casinos in early 2010. Prior to joining Casino Arizona Chavez held several positions in Las Vegas, serving with MGM Grand for 10 years in various capacities, eventually becoming the property’s technical director, and later working at the Luxor as vice president of slots.