Mountaineer Casino Announces Director of Gaming Operations

Chester, WV, March 02, 2012 --( Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort announced today that it has named Jeffrey Favre as Director of Gaming Operations, effective immediately.

Mr. Favre joins Mountaineer with more than 12 years of senior leadership positions and extensive experience in the gaming and hospitality industry at casinos across the United States. His areas of expertise include operational efficiency, analytics and fiscal responsibility.

“I am excited to have Jeff join our team,” said Chris Kern, General Manager of Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort. “His vast hands-on experience in the casino industry will be of great benefit to the property as we continue to move forward.”

Before joining Mountaineer, Mr. Favre served as Director of Player Development for Pearl River Resort in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Prior to Pearl River, he was Vice President and General Manager for Harlow’s Casino Resort in Greenville, MS. Mr. Favre also has held senior operational leadership positions with Isle of Capri Casinos, Paragon Casino Resort and Nevada Gold and Casinos, Inc. Mr. Favre is a graduate of University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg with a BS/BA in Accounting.

About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, located in Chester, WV, is owned and operated by MTR Gaming Group. Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining and entertainment, a theater and events center, and a convention center. Visit Mountaineer at or call 800-804-0468.

For more information contact: Lesley Campbell, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 304-387-7963

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort
Jon McMillian
Lesley Campbell, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 304-387-7963