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New CEO at Desert Diamond Casinos

After a nationwide search by the Tohono O’odham Gaming Enterprise (TOGE), longtime gaming veteran Rudy Prieto has been named chief executive officer of Desert Diamond Casinos in Arizona. He will report directly to the TOGE board. He took charge January 8.

With more than 30 years in the gaming industry, Prieto most recently was general manager of Pechanga Resort & Casino in Southern California. A dual citizen of Mexico and the United States, he has been involved in both domestic and international hospitality and gaming enterprises.

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