Cordish Gaming Group, a division of the Cordish Companies, announced the appointment of gaming industry veteran Joe Billhimer as executive vice president. In this role, Billhimer will be responsible for leading the company’s expansion into the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with the development of two new Live! Casino properties in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Billhimer brings more than 25 years in the gaming and hospitality industries to his new position, most recently serving as chief operating officer of Eldorado Resorts. He also served as president of MTR Gaming prior to its merger with Eldorado. Billhimer also served as CEO of Premier Entertainment. Additionally, Billhimer has held leadership positions at Foundation Gaming Group, Caesars Entertainment’s Grand Casino Resort in Gulfport, Mississippi, and Casino Magic Bay in St. Louis.
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