Palms Casino Resort, Las Vegas, has appointed Joseph A. Magliarditi as president. In his role, Magliarditi will oversee all hotel and casino operations for the 1,300-room resort destination.

Magliarditi brings more than 18 years of hotel and gaming experience to the Palms Casino Resort. An accomplished senior gaming executive, he most recently served as the president and chief executive officer of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Before the Hard Rock, he held the position as executive VP and COO for the M Resort and executive VP and COO of Marnell Sher Gaming, where he operated the Edgewater and Colorado Belle in Laughlin, Nev. Previously, he served as VP of operations of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and was also executive VP and COO of TRIRIGA INC., an enterprise software company.