CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rush Street Gaming announced today that industry veteran Ron Baumann has been named Chief Operating Officer. Baumann most recently served as Regional President for Caesars Entertainment, simultaneously overseeing operations at Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack and at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore.
Previously, Baumann was General Manager of Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack, and prior to that, he was Assistant General Manager at several Atlantic City properties, including Harrah’s Resort, Bally’s and Caesars Hotel and Casino, with responsibilities for all gaming and hospitality operations.
Baumann has held other senior positions in food and beverage, gaming and hotel operations for several leading gaming companies.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Ron Baumann to our growing Rush Street family,” said Greg Carlin, CEO of Rush Street Gaming. “I’ve known Ron for several years, and he has consistently demonstrated a capacity to take on expanding roles and responsibilities. With another Rush Street casino opening soon in Schenectady, it’s the perfect time to have Ron join our team.”
Baumann is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in 1984, and Villanova University, where he earned his MBA in 2005.
Baumann will be based out of Rush Street Gaming’s headquarters in Chicago, and his appointment is effective immediately.
ABOUT RUSH STREET GAMING
Rush Street Gaming, LLC, and its affiliates were founded by Neil Bluhm and Greg Carlin. Rush Street is one of the fastest-growing gaming companies in North America, launching four casinos in four years within the past decade. Rush Street developed and operates Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, repeatedly voted “Best Casino in Pennsylvania” by readers of Casino Player magazine; SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, annually voted a “Top Workplace” by its Team Members in the Philadelphia Inquirer; and Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, the top-grossing casino in Illinois and the first casino in the world to receive LEED Gold certification. Currently under construction, Rivers Casino in Schenectady is expected to open in 2017. Since 2008, Rush Street and its affiliates have invested more than $3 billion of capital and created more than 9,000 jobs. For more information, visit rushstreetgaming.com.