HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Seminole Gaming CEO James Allen today announced the extension of employment contracts for two key executives, including Chief Operating Officer Larry Mullin, who joined the organization in December, 2012. Mullin's contract has been extended to 2018.
In addition, Allen announced the extension of the employment contract for Thomas W. Sparks, Senior Vice President for Security. His contract has been extended for 3 years. Sparks has been part of the Seminole Gaming management team since 2003.
"We are extremely pleased to extend the employment contracts of these two Seminole Gaming key executives," said Allen. "I have known Larry and Tom for more than 25 years and I have always admired their dedication to achieving real results."
Mullin has nearly 30 years of experience in the gaming industry, including the past three years with Seminole Gaming, where he has been instrumental in developing programs to enhance the level of customer service and amenities. According to Allen, he truly cares about employees and guests.
Mullin was previously Chief Executive Officer of Echo Entertainment. Prior to joining Echo, he was President and Chief Operating Officer of the Borgata Hotel, Casino & Spa in Atlantic City. He has also held senior executive positions with the Trump Organization and Harrah's Entertainment.
Sparks first joined Seminole Gaming as the Senior Officer for Security, Transportation and Administration in 2003. He developed the security procedures and transportation programs for the openings of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino properties in Hollywood and Tampa. Before joining Seminole Gaming, Sparks was head of security and surveillance at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut and at Sun International Resorts in Atlantic City. He is also a 36-year gaming industry veteran, having worked for the Trump Organization and Harrah's Resorts. Sparks has received countless acknowledgements and recognition at the local, state and federal levels for the world-class systems he has created and oversees at Seminole Gaming.
About Seminole Gaming
Seminole Gaming operates seven Florida casinos for the Seminole Tribe of Florida and additional casinos for Hard Rock International, which is owned by the Seminole Tribe. Seminole Gaming has long been recognized for its industry innovations and success. In 1979, it opened North America's first high-stakes bingo hall and casino, which became the forerunner of the Indian Gaming movement.
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