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Kenji Hall

General Manager, Yaamava' Resort & Casino

Kenji Hall

With a new hotel, showroom, restaurants and expanded casino to go along with a new name— Yaamava’ Resort & Casino—a new general manager was appointed earlier this year, Kenji Hall. With an extensive gaming background, Hall came to the former San Manuel Resort Casino in 2017 as COO. The new Yaamava’ has garnered praise from all quarters, including a spectacular theater and several new food outlets. Hall says he’s concentrating on getting the property to hit on all cylinders as it moves forward. He spoke with GGB Publisher Roger Gros from his Yaamava’ office in September.

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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. He 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.

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