Bryan Prettyman named SVP of Property Operations for Live! Casino and Hotel Louisiana

July 9, 2024
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He most recently served as VP of Slots and Marketing for Live! Casino Pittsburgh, overseeing all aspects and regulations of slot operations.

Cordish Gaming Group has announced the promotion of Bryan Prettyman, a Live! Casino executive who is now being named SVP of Property Operations for Live! Casino and Hotel Louisiana, the company’s new $270m property. The hotel is set to open in the first quarter of 2025, located in Bossier City.

Prettyman will develop and implement operational strategies and initiatives to establish Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana as a gaming and entertainment venue in the Shreveport-Bossier market. Responsibilities include all non-gaming resort operations such as hotel, food and beverage, security, EVS and facility management.

“I’m excited to assemble a top-tier leadership team at Live! Louisiana to orchestrate the launch of our expansive new property,” Live! Casino and Hotel Louisiana EVP and GM John Chaszar said. 

“Bryan’s extensive expertise will bolster the national Live! Casino brand and cement Live! Louisiana as an unmatched gaming and entertainment destination in the region.”

Before joining the Live! team, Prettyman served as Senior Marketing Leader for Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, Oklahoma. Under his leadership, the property became one of the largest casino resort operations in the US. 

He has also held leadership positions at prominent properties across New Jersey, Mississippi, California, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. He most recently served as VP of Slots and Marketing for Live! Casino Pittsburgh, where he was responsible for overseeing all aspects and regulations of slot operations while driving employee and guest satisfaction to enhance guest experience.

Live! Casino & Hotel Louisiana will open with more than 47,000 sq ft of  gaming space, featuring over 1,000 slot machines, 40 live action table games and a sportsbook.

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