Casino Marketing & Technology Conference
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Casino Marketing & Technology Conference

 

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Casino Marketing Conference


 

Casey Cohen Mike Essig, Ph.D.
Director of IT
Tropicana Las Vegas

Dr. Mike has over twenty-five years of hospitality experience including Food & Beverage, Hotel Operations, and Casino services. He has twenty years of Technology experience and has worked in all facets including corporate-level, property-level, and as a vendor. He opened has Sunset Station and Green Valley Ranch, oversaw and led the integration of Aquarius into the Strat family, and project managed the Hard Rock Hotel’s 2010 expansion. In June of 2014, Mike became Executive Director of IT for the Choctaw Casinos where he was responsible for the technology environment of 19 casinos located in southeastern Oklahoma. He has been at Penn Gaming overseeing Tropicana for the past three years and is currently assisting with the technology leadership of M Resort and Zia Park casinos. Mike also worked two years as an adjunct faculty member for the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at UNLV where he taught technology management. He earned a Ph.D. in Organizational Management (Capella, 2014), a Master of Science – Hospitality Administration (2005) and a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Administration (1993) both from UNLV.

 

How Bandwidth Issues are Wrecking the Customer Experience and What You Can Do About It

 


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