Desert Diamond Casino Names New GM, President
As reported by the Tuscon Citizen: "The Tohono O'odham Nation has a new casino boss to oversee construction of the new Desert Diamond Casino on Nogales Highway as well as the tribe's entire gaming operation, the tribe announced this morning. Scott Sirois started July 10 as chief executive of the Tohono O'odham Gaming Enterprise after five years as general manager of the Robinson Rancheria Resort & Casino in Lake County, Calif., about two hours north of San Francisco. "While at Robinson, Sirois oversaw several expansions to the tribal casino, including the construction of a resort, hotel and conference center. "Sirois comes on board in Tucson in the early stages of construction of a new $120 million Desert Diamond casino, hotel and conference center on Nogales Highway to replace the so-called "tent" casino that has no hotel. ".The Tohono O'odham hope Sirois' arrival brings stability back to the tribe's casino operations."