Southern California’s Sycuan Casino has appointed Louie Sauer director of information technology. Sauer brings more than 16 years of gaming operations and IT management experience to the resort. Prior to joining Sycuan he served as corporate director of IT Operations for Station Casinos in Las Vegas, where he managed property operations for 17 casinos and corporate offices, coordinated property IT operations with executive management at multiple locations and improved overall operational efficiencies. He is a former director of information technology for Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City and served as information technology manager for Prairie Band Casino & Resort in Mayetta, Kan. He holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology from the University of Phoenix in Kansas City. Sycuan Casino is located near San Diego in El Cajon, Calif. It is owned by the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation.