LAS VEGAS, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Gaming® today announced that Brad Thomte has joined Cantor Gaming as Manager of its new Poker Room, which opened on May 4 within the newly refurbished Cantor Race & Sports Book at the Palms Casino Resort.
Mr. Thomte has joined Cantor Gaming with more than nine years of poker experience, extensive guest service expertise and a passion for poker. Prior to joining Cantor Gaming, he worked in the world famous poker room at Binion's Gambling Hall & Hotel as shift supervisor and Poker Room Manager. He was involved with numerous high profile poker tournaments including: Binion's Poker Classic, the World Series of Poker, and the nationally syndicated and weekly televised Ultimate Poker Challenge.
Lee M. Amaitis, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Gaming, said: "We are excited that Brad has joined the team. His extensive experience makes him a perfect fit. He has arrived at an exciting time as we explore the natural overlap between sports bettors and poker players and we seek to offer customers at Palms maximum entertainment and convenience."
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Thomte stated: "I'm delighted to have joined Cantor Gaming, and work in partnership with Palms, to provide a world-class poker experience. This is an incredible opportunity which I'm excited to be a key part of."
The poker area at Palms is located within the newly refurbished Cantor Race & Sports Book. There are eight poker tables in total, offering live poker and live dealers.
About Cantor Gaming
At Cantor Gaming, we have built upon Cantor Fitzgerald's legacy of integrity and excellence and its unmatched financial technology to create an innovative and unique gaming system that we believe is revolutionizing the gaming experience in Las Vegas. Cantor Gaming is the first company licensed by the Nevada Gaming Commission to manufacture, distribute and operate a mobile gaming system in the state. We operate race and sports books across seven Las Vegas resorts, providing our patrons with an array of over the counter and account-based race and sports wagering at betting carrels and on mobile phones and tablets, as well as casino-style mobile gaming. Cantor Gaming offers casinos the convenience of complete mobile gaming and race and sports book solutions, including proprietary wireless gaming and sports book system, full back-office infrastructure and a portfolio of casino games and wagering products. We are passionate about applying technology to transform gaming and we are continuously using innovations in the operation of our race and sports books, and enhancing our products and technology, to offer customers a unique and memorable gaming experience.
Cantor Gaming is an affiliate of the global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which has over 65 years experience and unparalleled expertise of highly secure, real-time financial transaction processing, management, and execution. Known globally for superior financial technology and real-time and secure execution of financial transactions, Cantor's clients include the world's leading banks and trading firms. Cantor's technology drives over $500 billion in transactions for the world's capital markets every day.
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