Gold Strike Casino Resort Names Brandon Dardeau as New President & COO
Dardeau transitions from Vice President of Marketing at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino
TUNICA, Miss. – Gold Strike Casino Resort, part of the MGM Resorts International portfolio (NYSE: MGM), announced today that Brandon Dardeau has been appointed as the new President & COO. Dardeau has been Vice President of Marketing at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi since 2014, also part of the MGM Resorts portfolio, and began his career at MGM Grand in Las Vegas in 2000. His predecessor David Tsai is relocating to Michigan to serve as the new President & COO of MGM Grand Detroit.
“This is a well-deserved promotion for Brandon and an exciting time for Gold Strike,” said Jorge Perez, Regional Portfolio President, MGM Resorts International. “Dardeau’s nearly 20-years of experience with MGM and strong Mississippi ties make him a great addition to the Tunica team. He has done tremendous work at Beau Rivage, leading their various marketing programs and, especially, his role launching M life Rewards, and I believe his business acumen, loyalty and passion will make this a successful transition. I also want to thank David for all his good work at Gold Strike. I know he will continue to thrive in Detroit.”
“I’m thrilled to be returning to Gold Strike and rejoining this remarkable team,” said Brandon Dardeau, President & COO of Gold Strike Casino Resort. “From the gaming to the entertainment to the restaurants, I look forward to continuing to offer our guests a best-in-class experience destination.”
Dardeau joined the Company at MGM Grand Las Vegas in 2000, then moved to Beau Rivage in 2001 where he held various leadership roles in Slot Operations, Marketing, and was instrumental in launching M life Rewards in 2010. He also previously served as the Vice President of Marketing at Gold Strike. Dardeau holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Louisiana - Monroe.
Dardeau will assume the role upon regulatory approval. For high resolution personnel photo, click Brandon Dardeau.
ABOUT GOLD STRIKE
MGM Resorts International’s Gold Strike Casino Resort is the Mid-South’s premier entertainment destination. A short drive south of Memphis, the 31-story Tunica resort towers over the Mississippi River and offers 1,133 stylish rooms and suites, award-winning dining, exciting nightlife and an integrated gaming experience with a 50,000-square-foot gaming area that includes 1,200 slot machines, 65 table games, and Moneyline Book Bar & Grill, a full-service sports entertainment venue which also houses the Mid-South’s first Topgolf Swing Suite. Best-in-class amenities include a relaxing spa, pool and 800-seat Millennium Theatre, hosting some of the most-recognized names in entertainment. More than 30,000 square feet of convention space is available for corporate events or special occasions. The M life Rewards program offers benefits at 17 participating MGM Resorts destinations including the most recognizable brands such as Bellagio, Mirage, MGM Grand, Borgata and Beau Rivage. For reservations, call 888.245.7529 or visit www.goldstrike.com.
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