Mohegan Sun Announces New Director Of Table Games And Poker Manager

2011-02-24

Mohegan Sun is proud to announce the promotion of Trevor Newman to Director of Table Games and Ricky Landry to Poker Manager. 
Newman brings over a decade of experience in the gaming industry to his new position.  As Director of Table Games, Newman is responsible for training and evaluating over 2,000 employees, generating and executing business plans, analyzing statistics and implementing Mohegan Sun policies and procedures.
Newly appointed Poker Manager Ricky Landry brings over twenty years of experience in the gaming industry to his new position. As Poker Manager, Landry oversees day-to-day operations of the Poker Room, organizing daily and major tournaments and coordinating the North American Poker Tour at Mohegan Sun.   
“We are very excited with the leadership Trevor and Ricky bring to the table,” said Ian Davison, Vice President of Table Games. “They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their respective positions and we couldn’t be happier with what they have done for the Mohegan Sun team.”
Newman is a day-one employee who began working at Mohegan Sun as a dealer in 1996 and was promoted to Table Games Pit Manager in 2001. He went on to become a Shift Manager in 2005 and held that position until 2010, when he was named Table Games Manager. Newman holds an Associate’s degree in Science in Nuclear Engineering Technology from Three Rivers Community College of Norwich, CT. Currently, Newman resides in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Landry is also a day-one employee who has grown within the company with a focus on table games beginning his career at Mohegan Sun in 1996 as a table games supervisor, promoted to pit manager in 1998. In addition, Landry handled all of Mohegan Sun’s high end table games tournaments, moving to specifically poker when the Poker Room opened in 2008 as the tournament manager. He has worked on many off-site poker events for Mohegan Sun in cities such as Dallas, New Orleans and Montreal.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com.