The Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nev. has been named Terry Maines director of slot operations. Maines has more than 19 years experience in the gaming industry. Prior to the Aquarius Casino Resort, Maines served as corporate director of operations for Ellis Gaming- Hopland Shokawah Casino in Hopland, Calif. and Elk Valley Rancheria in Crescent City, Calif. Maines left Ellis Gaming as the acting general manager. Maines has also managed a major expansion at Valley View Casino in Valley Center, Calif. Additionally, he held management positions during the opening of the Venetian Resort Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and the Pala Casino in Pala, Calif.