MGM Resorts International announced today that it has appointed Uri Clinton President and Chief Operating Officer of Empire City Casino in Yonkers, New York.
Uri will oversee daily operations at Empire City and provide strategic direction and leadership for the property.
“Uri’s proven leadership and wide range of skills have been instrumental in the Company’s development efforts in New York and Connecticut and he will continue to build on those successes with this new role,” said MGM resorts said president Bill Hornbuckle. “Empire City is known for its world class integrated gaming, racing and dining experiences and we are thrilled to welcome Empire City to the MGM Resorts family. We look forward to further solidifying MGM resorts presence as the entertainment leader on the East Coast and in the New York City Region.”
Uri holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas received a juris doctorate from Gonzaga University school of Law and received a master’s degree in Management from Vanderbilt University.
Empire City Casino is one of the largest entertainment and gaming destination in the northeast. Featuring 5,300 of the hottest slots, electronic three card poker, blackjack, craps, baccarat and Empire City Casino also offers guests year round harness racing and international simulcasting, live entertainment including the best tribute party and Latin bands, comedy, New York’s hottest DJ and More.