August 4, 2016 (Baton Rouge, LA) – Gaming and hospitality industry leader Tropicana Entertainment Inc. announced today the promotion of Martin Brown to the position of General Manager for Belle of Baton Rouge. Mr. Brown will oversee all business operations at the riverboat resort.
Mr. Brown joined the Belle of Baton Rouge family in February of 2002 as a Casino Shift Manager. In 2007, he was named Director of Table Games, a position he held for six years, and was promoted to Director of Casino Operations in February of 2013. Mr. Brown has most recently been Acting General Manager, maintaining guest satisfaction, operational stability and employee morale during the management transition.
“We are pleased to welcome Marty as the new leader of our management team at Belle of Baton Rouge,” said Tropicana Entertainment CEO Tony Rodio. “His valuable background and experience at all levels of casino operations will ensure that he succeeds at the property, as we embark on new and exciting projects ahead.”
Mr. Brown attended Southeastern Louisiana University, in Hammond, LA, where his academic achievements earned him a place on the National Dean’s List and in the Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society. He currently resides in Port Allen, LA.
About Belle of Baton Rouge
The Belle of Baton Rouge’s casino entertainment complex features more than 850 slot machines and 20 table games, including a poker room. The 10-story hotel houses 280 guest rooms, boasting views of the Mississippi River and downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The property also showcases four restaurants, a pool, a fitness center, a business center and over 30,000 square feet of meeting space inside the Atrium.
About Tropicana Entertainment
Tropicana Entertainment Inc. (OTCQB: TPCA) is a publicly traded company that, through its subsidiaries, owns and operates eight casinos and resorts in Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey and Aruba. Tropicana properties collectively have approximately 7,166 employees, 5,525 rooms, 8,035 slot positions and 304 table games. The company is based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tropicana is a majority-owned subsidiary of Icahn Enterprises, L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP). To learn more about Tropicana, visit www.Tropicanacasinos.com.