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American Casinos Names Three

American Casino & Entertainment Properties, the parent company of the Stratosphere Casino Hotel and Tower, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, all in Las Vegas, and the Aquarius Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, last month added three executives to its management team.
Derek Spisak has been named vice president of revenue management and distribution.
Spisak has over 14 years experience in gaming, hospitality and marketing. He will oversee revenue management and distribution channels for all American Casino & Entertainment Properties.  
Prior to ACEP, Spisak served as senior market manager/New York City for, and also served as revenue manager and database manager for Resorts Casino Hotel Atlantic City.
Keith Pakish is now vice president of gaming operations, and oversees all facets of gaming operations for the company.  
Before joining ACEP, Pakish was vice president of gaming operations for the Viejas Casino & Outlet Center near San Diego. He also served as a casino manager at Harrah’s Las Vegas and Boulder Station in Las Vegas.
Finally, Kevin Ball is now vice president of strategic sourcing for ACEP, and will oversee and direct the development of the company’s procurement department’s strategies, practices and procedures.
Prior to ACEP, Ball was senior director/sourcing for the Wyndham Hotel Group. Ball led the sourcing department and leveraged category spending across the nine different Wyndham brands.

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