Chicken Ranch Casino promotes Eric Barbaro to General Manager

February 21, 2024
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Barbaro comes to the role with over 15 years of experience in gaming.

Eric Barbaro has been promoted to the role of General Manager at Chicken Ranch Casino in California. Barbaro has had experience working with gaming companies such as MGM Resorts, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe and Tropicana Las Vegas, with a degree from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. Barabo has over 15 years of experience in the gaming industry. 

Chicken Ranch Casino is operated by the Chicken Ranch Rancheria Me-Wuk Indians of California. The company was founded in 1985 and offers nearly 600 gaming machines, a bingo hall and nine classic table games. The casino is currently developing a hotel set to include close to 200 hotel rooms, an event space and restaurants, with an expanded games floor expected to open alongside it. 

With his experience in the US military and industry knowledge, Barbaro will be part of managing these new additions once they are opened to the public. He will also be responsible for leading the team in its provision of service and in the development of the brand's reputation. 

On his promotion, Barbaro said, "I am honored and excited to accept the position of General Manager at Chicken Ranch Casino. I am dedicated to maintaining the casino's high standards and collaborating with our team to offer a first-class resort and casino experience for our guests. I am eager to contribute to the ongoing prosperity of Chicken Ranch Casino and can't wait to unveil the Chicken Ranch Casino Resort later this year." 

Last year, Chicken Ranch Casino debuted two new slot games from LA-based tech company Velvix, titled West Wanted and Battle Mania. 


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