Friday, January 29, 2010

Mohegan´s Pocono Downs Set To Hire 500 Employees, Vice-Prez Of Table Games Appointed

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Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs issued a press release yesterday outlining its plans to hire an additional 500 employees as a result of this month´s legalization of table games at Pennsylvania slot parlors.

The Tribe´s slot parlor anticipates offering table games by the summer and will start training prospective dealers in about two weeks. About 300 of the 500 new jobs are slated to be in the table games department, according to public statements, and would bring the Pocono Downs total workforce to just over 1,500.

The slot parlor also announced that its new vice president of table games will be Jeff Walker, a day one employee at Mohegan Sun with casino experience in Atlantic City.