Anthony M. Sanfilippo
Anthony Sanfilippo is the Chief Executive Officer of Pinnacle Entertainment. Anthony has more than 30 years of gaming entertainment experience and since joining Pinnacle Entertainment in 2010 has led the company through significant growth. In 2013, Pinnacle acquired Ameristar Casinos, doubling in size to 15,000 team members with 15 gaming entertainment properties in the United States. Also in 2013, Pinnacle acquired the Heartland Poker Tour and entered into a management contract with Retama Park Racetrack in Selma, Texas, holding the majority interest in the racing license. In 2014, Pinnacle opened the Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Anthony is also a member of the board of directors of Pinnacle Entertainment.
Prior to joining Pinnacle, Anthony served as president, chief executive officer and a board member of Multimedia Games Inc., a creator and supplier of comprehensive systems, content and electronic gaming units for various segments of the gaming industry. Prior to joining Multimedia Games, he served in leadership roles at Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. During his tenure at Harrah's, Anthony served as president of Harrah's central and western divisions, overseeing the operations of more than two dozen casinos and gaming resorts. In addition, he was president and chief operating officer for Harrah's New Orleans and a board member of Jazz Casino Corp. prior to Harrah's acquiring full ownership. He has directed tribal gaming operations in Arizona, California and Kansas and has held gaming licenses in most states that offer legalized gambling.