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As Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino completes its year-long 25th anniversary celebration, it is recognizing the 17 employees that have been with the organization from the very beginning.
Harrah’s has been a large employer in the Maricopa community since it broke ground on the casino in May 1994. As the property has grown and expanded it includes not only the casino but 529 luxurious resort and tower guestrooms, spa and fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar as well as a variety of dining options, including the Copper Cactus Grill, Chop, Block & Brew, Oak & Fork, Agave’s Restaurant, The Buffet and Dunkin’ Donuts®.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, part of Caesars Entertainment is the state’s only tribal casino to have an international management partner. Currently, there are 1,000 employees.
“Harrah’s has been proud of its long-standing relationship with the Ak-Chin Indian Community to provide management services for the hotel and casino. Our employees are an integral part of that success and we are so pleased to recognize those that have been with us since the beginning,” said Robert Livingston, regional president and general manager.
The employees were recognized at a special program held on December 20.
Pictured Front row front left to right – Priscilla Mariano, Maricopa; Irene Martinez, Phoenix; Joan McQueen, Maricopa; Jessica Mavis, Maricopa; Salina Litton, Maricopa
Second row left to right – Jennetta (Kay) Walker, Maricopa; Eulia Polingyumptewa, Phoenix; Karen Scofield, Maricopa
Third Row from left to right – Isaac Montiel, Maricopa; Susan Critzer, Phoenix; Marv Critzer, Phoenix; Barbara Achten, Casa Grande
Back row left to right – Leta Yarberry, Maricopa; Jane Stimmel, Maricopa; Keith McGlaughlin, Maricopa; Mario Cardenas, Chandler
Not pictured: Imelda Ocano
About Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino:
Celebrating 25 years in Maricopa, Arizona, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino is Arizona’s first and only tribal casino to have an international management partner. Harrah’s Ak-Chin is the only casino in Arizona that allows guests, through its Caesars Rewards program, to unlock benefits and other prizes that can be used worldwide at the entire Caesars’ family of casinos.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin also boasts the only Bingo hall in the Caesars organization, continuing the proud heritage of William F. Harrah, who opened his first Bingo hall in Reno in 1937.
In addition to its slot machines, video poker, video Keno, statewide progressives and live action poker and Black Jack, Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino guests can also enjoy a variety of dining options, including the Copper Cactus Grill, Chop, Block & Brew, Oak & Fork, Agave’s Restaurant, The Buffet and Dunkin’ Donuts®.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino features 529 luxurious resort and tower guestrooms, spa and fitness center, and an outdoor swimming pool with swim-up bar.
Harrah’s Ak-Chin has been named a Most Admired Company by Arizona Business Magazine and Best Companies AZ, and Phoenix Business Journal has named the property one of the “Best Places to Work in the Valley” four consecutive years. Harrah’s Ak-Chin was also awarded a Volunteer Service Award from the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism.
For more information about Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino, visit www.harrahsakchin.com.