MGM Resorts names Chris Kelley president of Northfield Park property

MGM Resorts named Chris Kelley, a veteran gaming executive, as president of its new property near Cleveland, CDC Gaming Reports reported.

The move is pending approval from Ohio gaming regulators.

MGM acquired the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield Park, Ohio, last year and is in the process of re-branding the racetrack casino.

Kelley joined MGM in 2017 as chief financial officer of its property in Detroit.

“The Rocksino already cemented itself as a market leader in gaming and entertainment and, with Chris at the helm, we are looking forward to building on that successful foundation and driving further growth,” Anton Nikodemus, a chief operating officer with MGM, said in a statement, per CDC.

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