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Tropicana Taps Former Reno Hilton President, Tim Maland
as New General Manager at Tahoe’s MontBlue Resort and Casino

LAS VEGAS- November 2, 2009 -Tropicana Entertainment, LLC has named Tim Maland General Manager of its Mont Bleu Resort, Spa and Casino, according to an announcement by Tropicana Entertainment CEO Scott C. Butera. Maland will be responsible for managing all operations at the Lake Tahoe property which features a 437 room hotel, a 40,000 square foot casino, the Onsen Spa, and the 4 Diamond Award Ciera Steak & Chophouse.

Maland brings strong operating and financial experience to his new position. He also possesses a deep understanding of the Reno-Tahoe hospitality and gaming market having served as the President of the Reno Hilton from 2001 to 2006. Prior to his time with Hilton, Maland was General Manager of the Santa Fe Casino and Hotel and CFO of Caesar’s Palace, both in Las Vegas. Earlier in his career, he was Executive Vice President of Trump Plaza in Atlantic City.

Maland served the state of Nevada in 2007 and 2008 as Director of the Nevada State Tourism Commission, a state agency that had a promotion budget of $23 million.

“We are pleased to have an executive of Tim’s caliber join our management team,” said Butera. “He is accustomed to managing in competitive situations and we are confident that under his leadership Mont Bleu will continue to standout as an extraordinary resort in the Tahoe market.”

Maland is a CPA who earned his Bachelor’s Degree in quantitative systems in 1975 at the Arizona State University School of Business.


Beacon Advisors
Hud Englehart

Also See: Columbia Sussex Corp. Completes the Caesars Tahoe Makeover to MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa / May 2006

MontBleu The New Name for Caesars Tahoe; Columbia Sussex to Remove All References to the Roman Theme / October 2005

Caesars Tahoe Casino Resort to be Acquired by Columbia Sussex Corporation for Approximately $45 million / November 2004

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