Atlantic City casino veteran Mark Giannantonio has been appointed the new president and chief executive officer of Resorts Casino Hotel. Giannantonio, the former president of Tropicana Casino and Resort, takes on the duties of Gary Van Hettinga, president of Mohegan Gaming Advisors, who will now split his time between Atlantic City and other Mohegan casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania.
In addition, Mark Sachais will take on the role of vice president of hotel operations for Resorts. Sachais is a former top executive at Trump Marina and Trump Plaza in Atlantic City. He has more than 20 years of experience in gaming, including his most recent role as general manager of Trump Marina.
The new appointments are part of a management restructuring by Mohegan Sun, which took over management operations of the casino in September.
Giannantonio, who worked at Tropicana for over 20 years, joined Resorts in September as vice president of hotel operations.