Uncasville, CT – The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority is pleased to welcome Thomas P. Burke as President of Mohegan Gaming Advisors (MGA). In this role, Burke will be responsible for overseeing all management contracts, seeking various business opportunities and supporting the planning efforts relative to future operations being developed for MGA.
“We are thrilled to have such an experienced gaming operator and know that Tom’s vast experience will lend heavily to our expansion efforts, operational efficiencies and, importantly, employee and guest satisfaction strategy,” said Mitchell Etess, President of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.
Burke has over 35 years of experience within the gaming industry. He started his career at Resorts International Casino Hotel, before taking on multiple promotions and opportunities with such organizations as Tropicana, Trump and Majestic Star, among others. In 1996, Burke was named General Manager of Ameristar Casinos where he managed their Kansas City property.
Most recently, Burke served as Senior Vice President of Regional Operations for Penn National Gaming where he oversaw operations for eight properties in Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Kansas.
About Mohegan Gaming Advisors
Mohegan Gaming Advisors was formed in 2011 to pursue management contracts and consulting agreements for casino and entertainment properties in the United States. Mohegan Gaming Advisors is staffed with an experienced team of casino executives with a proven track record of accomplishments as operators and successful marketers and has a team dedicated solely to servicing the clients of the Gaming Advisory group. For more information, visit: mohegangamingadvisors.com.
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority is an instrumentality of the Mohegan Tribe of Indians of Connecticut and the owner and operator of a gaming and entertainment complex located in Uncasville, Connecticut, known as Mohegan Sun, and a gaming and entertainment facility located in Plains Township, Pennsylvania, known as Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. For more information, visit:www.mtga.com.