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Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino plans multi-million dollar expansion

Harrah's Ak-Chin Resort

Chairman Louis J. Manuel, Jr., members of the Ak-Chin Indian Community Tribal Council as well as representatives from the Community recently announced plans for a multi-million dollar expansion at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino. With initial work to begin in spring 2016, the expansion is expected to include a spa, a conference center with multi-use ballroom space,… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino employees impact community

Honoring, Hiring and Helping our HEROES of Pinal County  (HOHP)

In 2014, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino made a large impact in the community through its HERO program. HERO is an employee-based volunteer program in which employees and their families make noteworthy, visible contributions to the community by lending their time, skills, expertise and caring to dozens of volunteer projects throughout the community. Once again, HERO volunteers… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino hires VIP casino marketing manager


Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has announced that Timothy Sutherland has been appointed VIP casino marketing manager. Sutherland is responsible for all aspects of marketing the development, implementation, management and coordination of VIP level player programs. Prior to his position at Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, he was the marketing manager at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. “We… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Promotes Finance Director

Bambi Johnson

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino has announced the promotion of Bambi Johnson to director of finance and administration. Johnson, previously the director of finance, brings nearly 13 years of accounting experience to her new position. As the director of finance and administration, she will be overseeing three more departments including main cage, security and Total Rewards along… Read More →

Paying it forward: Why it Matters

by in Featured | Nonprofit | Workforce

If one person can make a difference, think what an entire company can do. Giving back has been at the core of many great businesses, but there is a growing trend in the way businesses are paying it forward — employee-volunteer programs. Many businesses understand that it’s more than just numbers, it’s about values. Generosity… Read More →

Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino Resort Shows Some Southern Hospitality

Dierks Bentley scheduled to perform at Harrah's Ak-Chin.
by in Events | Play

It’s that time of year when hundreds of people will travel to the great state of Arizona for some refreshing weather and southern hospitality. But they aren’t the only ones; along with the cooler temperatures also comes some of the coolest in entertainment. From local artists to Grammy-nominated performers, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino and Resort will… Read More →

Ak-Chin Awards Contract For Ak-Chin Regional Airport Renovations

ak-chin regional airport

The Ak-Chin Community Council awarded the contract for the renovation of the Ak-Chin Regional Airport, formerly Phoenix Regional Airport, to a joint venture between AJP Electric and Pioneer Builders, both of Phoenix. Renovations will include improvements to the 5,000 ft. runway and taxiway; installation of new lighting; and upgrades to the Fixed Base Operations (FBO) building.… Read More →

Hospitality And Casino Construction Increase On Tribal Lands

Hospitality And Casino Construction Increase On Tribal Lands - Gila River Indian Community

The Gila River Indian Community is building two new hotels that total more than 200 rooms, a new, 70,000 SF casino, and a conference center. The Navajo Nation is building its first Arizona casino near Flagstaff. “(Construction in Indian country) is actually one of the market sectors that is really thriving,” says Rogers Owers, an… Read More →