PLAINS TWP. — Mohegan Sun Pocono has named a gaming industry veteran as its new assistant general manager.
Gary DeWitt Jr. has been a consultant for Mohegan Sun Pocono over the course of the past year, and prior to that, played an instrumental role in the spring 2017 opening of ilani, a Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment partnership with the Cowlitz tribe of southwest Washington.
He now joins the executive team at MSP with major focuses in both gaming and non-gaming areas, officials said.
DeWitt’s career in the gaming and hospitality industry spans more than 25 years with senior level roles at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, Hollywood Casino in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Argosy Casino and hotel in Riverside, Missouri and Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway in Dayton, Ohio where he held the position of vice president and general manager.
DeWitt will focus largely on the casino, hotel, security and facilities departments, with an emphasis on delivering exemplary service, both internally as well as to Mohegan Sun Pocono guests.
“We are very excited to have an individual of Gary’s caliber joining our executive team and organization,” said Anthony Carlucci, CEO and president of Mohegan Sun Pocono.”Gary fits our culture perfectly, and his experience, leadership and wide-ranging skills … will serve as major assets as Mohegan Sun Pocono works towards the future.”