Gaming industry veteran Anthony Faranca has been named executive vice president and general manager at Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover, Maryland, one of the nation’s largest commercial casinos. Most recently Faranca was vice president and general manager at Station Casinos in Las Vegas.
Cordish Gaming Group President Rob Norton said, “During this exciting time, it is our primary focus to place attention on the projects at hand while continuing to deliver the same level of customer service that our guests have come to expect at Live! Casino & Hotel. Anthony’s appointment strengthens our corporate gaming division and positions us to enhance the results of our existing operations while pursuing development in other gaming jurisdictions.”
Faranca offers more than 25 years of diverse management experience from multiple gaming jurisdictions, including serving as vice president and general manager at Parx Casino in Pennsylvania, where he helped the property become the top revenue producer in the state. He also was vice president of national casino marketing for Caesars Entertainment in Atlantic City.
The Live! brand recently added two new Pennsylvania gaming properties–Live! Casino & Hotel in Philadelphia and Live! Casino in Westmoreland County. Also, Live! Casino & Hotel in Maryland is completing the expansion of its event center to accommodate 4,000 seats.