GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS PODCAST: Cynthia Kiser Murphey, General Manager, The Palms

This week’s podcast features a discussion with Cynthia Kiser-Murphey, the general manager of The Palms in Las Vegas on the reopening of the property in the spring now that it’s owned by California’s San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

GLOBAL GAMING BUSINESS PODCAST: Cynthia Kiser Murphey, General Manager, The Palms

Cynthia Kiser Murphey had a long and distinguished career with MGM Resorts, leading its human resources efforts for 15 years and later as president and CEO of New York-New York in Las Vegas from 2008 until May 2020. She was recently hired as the general manager of the Palms Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, which is now owned by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, the owners of the Yaamava’ Resort & Casino in Southern California. The Palms becomes the first Las Vegas casino resort owned and operated by a Native American gaming venture. The Palms will reopen on April 27. Kiser Murphey sat down with GGB Publisher Roger Gros in the Palms conference center on the day after the deal with previous owner Station Casinos closed.

GGB Podcast sponsored by Konami.

Articles by Author: Roger Gros

Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry’s leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows.
Roger Gros is the author of the best-selling book, "How to Win at Casino Gambling" (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named “Businessman of the Year” for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012 as part of the annual AGA Communications Awards.