New director of slot operations at Station Casinos’ Aliante Station in North Las Vegas



Benito Biancaniello was one of three new directors appointed at Aliante Station, Station Casinos’ newest property that opened in November in North Las Vegas. Biancaniello is the new director of slot operations and responsible for securing and offering the most current slot/video poker products at the casino that features 2,550 machines. Biancaniello has risen through the casino ranks at Station Casinos, serving in various gaming positions and assisting in opening up six Station properties during his 20 years with the company.Laci Urciolihas been named director of marketing at Aliante and is responsible for overseeing the advertising, promotions, player development and Rewards Center for the property. Urcioli has served in various marketing positions in the gaming community including at IGT, where she was a marketing services representative and product specialist, and Walker Digital as an account executive. She held various advertising and promotions positions throughout Station Casinos’ properties including Texas Station and Sunset Station. Rod Hickenis Aliante’s new director of facilities and will oversee the facility including the engineering and internal maintenance departments with an emphasis on the cleanliness and appearance of the property. Hicken has been part of the Station Casinos family since 2002 serving in various engineering and facilities roles at Green Valley Ranch and Palace Station.