Has been named president, chief executive officer and director of Pinnacle Entertainment


Pinnacle Entertainment has named Anthony M. Sanfilippo president, chief executive officer and director. Sanfilippo, 51, brings more than 25 years of industry experience to the company. He has managed and developed gaming operations in Louisiana, Missouri, Indiana and Nevada, and prior to joining Pinnacle served as president, CEO and director of Multimedia Games. Before that he served in a number of executive roles with Harrah’s Entertainment, most recently as president of Harrah’s Central and Western divisions and earlier as president and COO of Harrah’s New Orleans. He also has directed tribal gaming operations in Arizona, California and Kansas. He succeeds John V. Giovenco, who had served as interim CEO since last November and will continue as a member of Pinnacle’s board of directors