Previously managing the race and sports book at The Venetian and The Palazzo, Arnett will oversee “The Lounge with Caesars Sports” at all three of the Oneida Indian Nation’s casinos.
The Oneida Indian Nation also announced it is hiring for 60 new positions for its Sports Book team.
Oneida Indian Nation Homelands (June 10, 2019) – The Oneida Indian Nation announced today Las Vegas sports betting veteran Justin Arnett has been named its first Director of Sports Book Operations. Drawing upon his years of experience at some of the most highly-regarded casinos in the world including The Venetian and the Palazzo, Arnett will oversee the sports books at all three of the Oneida Indian Nation’s Central New York gaming venues – Turning Stone, Point Place Casino in Bridgeport and Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango.
Arnett will bring his vast experience from working in the “Entertainment Capital of the World” to the Oneida Indian Nation’s three casinos. Mostly recently, he managed daily operations of the race and sports books at The Venetian, The Palazzo and inside Lagasse’s Stadium. Previously, he worked on the sports book teams at the Hard Rock Casino Hotel & Casino Las Vegas, the M Resort, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and the Gold Coast Hotel & Casino.
“Our new sports books will exceed the already high standards of excellence that have established our venues as New York’s preeminent gaming destinations,” said Oneida Indian Nation Representative and Nation Enterprises CEO Ray Halbritter. “By bringing in a highly-experienced professional like Justin, who knows this industry inside and out, and through our partnership with Caesars, we will bring the best of sports betting to Upstate New York.”
Arnett added: “I’ve had the tremendous opportunity of managing sports books for some of the most highly-respected casinos and entertainment venues in the world, and I am thrilled that the Oneida Indian Nation’s sports books will be of that same caliber – as it is with everything they do. I am honored and exited to help kick off this new endeavor.”
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In addition to the new Sports Book Director, the Oneida Indian Nation today opened its search for candidates to fill more than 60 positions on its new Sports Book team, which include additional managerial roles and numerous full- and part-time jobs. Positions to support the sports book operations across all three casinos include Sports Book Managers and Supervisors, Ticket Writers, Bartenders, Beverage Servers, Cooks, Line Cooks and Food Runners. Interested candidates can apply online HERE.
The Nation announced earlier this year it would be partnering with global gaming leader Caesars Entertainment to bring “The Lounge with Caesars Sports” to all its casinos. The all-new sport books are slated to open at Turning Stone and Point Place this summer, with Yellow Brick Road opening later, as part of a larger renovation project announced last week. The new venues will have LED terminals with high-definition resolution, state-of-the-art odds boards that constantly update and offer opportunities for in-game wagers, and also feature new full-service bars, ticket windows, ultra-comfortable seating, and VIP areas with their own dedicated TV screens.
About the Oneida Indian Nation
The Oneida Indian Nation is a federally recognized Indian nation in Central New York. A founding member of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy (also known as the Six Nations or Iroquois Confederacy), the Oneida Indian Nation sided with the Americans in the Revolutionary War and was thanked by Congress and President George Washington for its loyalty and assistance. Today, the Oneida Nation consists of about 1,000 enrolled Members, most of them living in Central New York. The Nation’s enterprises, which employ more than 4,750 people, include Turning Stone Resort Casino, Yellow Brick Road Casino, Point Place Casino, Maple Leaf Markets, SāvOn Convenience stores, RV Park, and three marinas. Proceeds from these enterprises are used to rebuild the Nation’s economic base and provide essential services, including housing, health care, and education incentives and programs, to its Members.