Named non-executive chairman of the board for Pinnacle Entertainment

PINNACLE ENTERTAINMENT

Pinnacle Entertainment has appointed Richard J. Goeglein, who was named interim non-executive chairman in November, to the position of non-executive chairman. Goeglein joined Pinnacle’s board in 2003 and previously served as a director from 1997 to 1998. He was president and later chief executive officer of Aladdin Gaming and Aladdin Gaming Holdings and was president and chief executive officer of Harrah’s Hotels and Casinos from 1980 to 1984. He is the owner of Evening Star Holdings, a strategic consulting and travel-services company.