Live! Casino Names Brent Colston As Vice President Of Gaming Operations
Live! Casino today announced the appointment of Brent Colston as Vice President of Gaming Operations for the new $150-million gaming, dining and entertainment destination in Westmoreland County, set to open in late 2020.
As Vice President of Gaming Operations, Mr. Colston is responsible for managing and directing the table games, slots tech and sportsbook operations and staff. He also will develop standard operating procedures and ensure all games are in compliance with gaming regulations.
A highly accomplished gaming leader with more than 27 years of diversified experience, Mr. Colston joins Live! from the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek in Florida, where he was responsible for slot and table games management, gaming analysis, profit and loss management, strategic planning, and employee development in his role as Vice President of Gaming Operations.
Mr. Colston began his gaming career in 1993 with Isle of Capri Casinos, where he held various positions including Director of Casino Operations in Mississippi, Louisiana, Iowa and Florida. During his tenure, he directed all aspects of the slot and table games department, and planned and executed all decisions concerning table games, slot purchases, slot conversions and poker tournaments, including providing leadership and development for team members.
About Live! Casino Pittsburgh
Opening in late 2020, Live! Casino Pittsburgh is a $150-million, first-class gaming, dining and entertainment destination in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, approximately 30 miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Conveniently situated directly off Route 30 at the popular Westmoreland Mall development, the 100,000-square-foot facility will feature 750 slots and approximately 30 live-action table games, plus a FanDuel Sportsbook. It also will provide nationally recognized restaurants and live entertainment venues, including Sports & Social Steel City, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant, gaming venue and social lounge that will offer guests the ultimate sports fan experience. Live! Casino will be developed, owned and managed by Stadium Casino Westmoreland RE LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the premier developer of Live! dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country.
About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies’ origins date back to 1910, and encompass four generations of privately held, family ownership. During the past 10 decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in commercial real estate; entertainment districts; sports-anchored developments; gaming; hotels; residential properties; restaurants; international development; coworking spaces; and private equity. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies’ Live! brand, highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. Welcoming more than 55 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family’s core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information, visit www.cordish.com or follow us on Twitter.
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