GGB is committed to providing updated news and analysis on our weekly news site,

Long Named GM of Schenectady’s Rivers

Long Named GM of Schenectady’s Rivers

Rush Street Gaming announced last month that Rob Long, formerly president and CEO of the Bally’s and Resorts casinos in Tunica, Mississippi, has joined Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady as general manager.

Long began his career in gaming in the late 1970s as a staff member of the Nevada Gaming Control Board. He transitioned thereafter to Harrah’s Reno Hotel & Casino, where he rotated through several departments, including surveillance, table games and operations. Since then, Long has held leadership positions throughout various Midwest and central U.S. gaming markets—Davenport, Iowa; Biloxi, Mississippi; St. Louis, Missouri—successfully managing full-service casinos.

Long has particular expertise in establishing new properties in emerging gaming markets, having led several developments through construction, opening and early operations. Notably, Long managed the ground-up developments of Rainbow Casino and Riverwalk Casino Hotel, both in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Riverwalk was Rush Street’s first U.S. casino development.

    Recent Feature Articles

  • Back to Basics: 10 Trends for 2023

    The 10 Trends for 2023 do not start with the recovery from the pandemic

  • Doing the Math

    The creativity of game design goes hand in hand with what keeps players at the game—the program math

  • Everything to Everyone

    Bally’s Chairman Soo Kim aims for the top, but will technology be his foil?

  • Regulating the Regulators

    Should regulators of the multi-state, billion-dollar casino industry come from the outside?

  • Paying It Forward

    How payment technology has successfully met the challenges of today’s gaming industry