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Justin Moore Named CEO of Mesquite Gaming to Lead CasaBlanca and Virgin River Properties

Mesquite, NV – (January 18, 2024) – Mesquite Gaming announced today the appointment of Justin Moore as its CEO, effective immediately. He will be responsible for overseeing operations of both of their Mesquite properties, CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and Virgin River Hotel & Casino. Moore, a native of St. George,…

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VINNY BARILE NAMED SR. VICE PRESIDENT OF OPERATIONS AT MESQUITE GAMING

Mesquite, NV – (May 29, 2024) –Mesquite Gaming announced today the hire ofVinny Barile as Sr. Vice President of Operations. He brings over 16 years of gaming and hospitality industry experience to CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and Virgin River Hotel & Casino – Mesquite Gaming’s properties located in Mesquite, NV….

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HECTOR VILLARREAL JOINS MESQUITE GAMING LEADERSHIP TEAM

Mesquite, NV – (May 22, 2024) –Mesquite Gaming announced that Hector Villarreal has been named Director of Laundry Operations. Hector brings over 23 years of industry experience to CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and Virgin River Hotel & Casino – Mesquite Gaming’s properties located in Mesquite, NV. “Hector Villarreal understands laundry…

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JOSEPH MICCICHE NAMED DIRECTOR OF CAGE OPERATIONS AT MESQUITE GAMING

Mesquite, NV – (June 18, 2024) –Mesquite Gaming announced today the hire ofJoseph Micciche as Director of Cage Operations. He brings over 30 years of experience in casino cage operations to CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and Virgin River Hotel & Casino – Mesquite Gaming’s properties located in Mesquite, NV. “Joe…

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CasaBlanca Resort to Hold Annual Blood Drive on July 4th

  On Thursday, July 4, 2024, Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, invites the public to join them in the CasaBlanca Ballroom for the annual Mesquite Fourth of July Blood Drive. Vitalant, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit community blood service providers, will be taking appointments from 9:00 AM–2:00 PM….

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Journey USA Appears at Casapoolooza at CasaBlanca Resort & Casino on July 20th

  Journey USA brings the 70s and 80s alive through the popular music of Journey at Casapoolooza: Concerts by the Pool at CasaBlanca Resort & Casino on Saturday, July 29, 2024. Casapoolooza is a free poolside concert where visitors enjoy party music, dancing, signature cocktails, beverages, and photo ops at…

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Mesquite Gaming Wins Eight Awards in 2024 Best of Southern Utah Polls

CasaBlanca Resort & Casino, Virgin River Hotel & Casino, and Mesquite Gaming capture four Gold Awards and four Silver Awards in annual poll by St. George News and Canyon Media. Mesquite Gaming properties, CasaBlanca Resort & Casino, and Virgin River Hotel & Casino in Mesquite, NV, garnered a total of…

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Christopher Dreyer Named Corporate Executive Chef at Mesquite Gaming

Mesquite Gaming announced today the hire of Christopher Dreyer as Corporate Executive Chef. He brings over 21 years of executive food management experience in the gaming and hospitality industry to CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and Virgin River Hotel & Casino – Mesquite Gaming’s properties located in Mesquite, NV. “I know…

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Mesquite Gaming Renovations to Include Katherine’s Steakhouse, Virgin River Race and Sports Book and Enhanced Gaming Floor

Award-winning restaurant Katherine’s Steakhouse in CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and the popular Race and Sports Book and gaming floor in Virgin River Hotel & Casino will undergo extensive renovations this year according to Mesquite Gaming, the parent company of the properties. “These exciting projects further illustrate our commitment to upgrade…

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Michael Klimek Joins Mesquite Gaming Leadership Team

Mesquite Gaming announced the hire of Michael Klimek as Director of Advertising. Michael brings over 10 years of industry experience to CasaBlanca Resort & Casino and Virgin River Hotel & Casino – Mesquite Gaming’s properties located in Mesquite, NV. “We are very excited to be able to bring Michael in…

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CasaBlanca Golf Club Hosts 2024 US Open Qualifying on May 9th for Third Straight Year

CasaBlanca Golf Club has been designated as a qualifying site for the 2024 US Open tournament. On May 9, 2024, CasaBlanca Golf Club will host a competitive round between golfers aspiring to make the field of this year’s prestigious event.  It marks the third consecutive year this Cal Olson-designed championship…

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