In making the announcement, CEO Rich Hoffman noted “Mike has been deeply involved in many aspect of consulting for our operation as a representative of the Cannery Casino Resorts group. His hands-on approach and real word casino experience are going to be critical for the opening of our new casino resort product.”
Turngren, 53, of Citrus Heights, has almost 30 years of casino management experience, beginning in 1983 as Director of Slot Operations and Marketing at Sands Resort & Casino. He has also served as Director of Slot Operations at Vegas World Hotel & Casino, Vice President of Casino Operations at Stratosphere Hotel & Casino, Vice President of Slot Operations at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, and Assistant General Manager at Rampart Casino at Cannery Resorts. Prior to his newest assignment he was Director of Tribal Consulting at Cannery Casino Resorts.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.
“I am very excited to be a part of the Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Management Team and also a part of the great community of Amador County,” said Turngren. “It is a very special time in the storied history of the property as the major casino renovation and expansion is coming to an end. I look forward to working with the dedicated staff of the property as I have already had the pleasure of interacting with several in my capacity as a consultant. Together we can continue to make Jackson Rancheria a top gaming destination in the Northern California market, offering a great value with friendly genuine guest service.”
Jackson Rancheria is nearing the end of extensive renovations and planning an extravagant Grand Opening Celebration in November to mark the completion of major new gaming areas, five restaurants, a high limit room, poker room, gift shop, bus lobby, much easier access, and more.
Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is located at 12222 New York Ranch Road, Jackson, CA 95642. 800-822-WINN (9466), JacksonCasino.com.
Located in the Sierra foothills town of Jackson, CA, Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort is owned by the Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians, a federally recognized Indian tribe. A sovereign government, the Rancheria is dedicated to developing projects that not only enhance the tribe’s ability to remain self-reliant, but also reflect a commitment to be a good neighbor.