Hughes Named MTR Gaming CFO

CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) — David R. Hughes has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president of MTR Gaming Group Inc.

Hughes joined the company as chief operating officer in 2003. Last year, he became executive vice president of strategic operations.

Hughes has 24 years in the industry and is a former CFO of Penn National Gaming Inc.’s Charles Town Races & Slots.

He’s also worked at Resorts Hotel and Casino, Mohegan Sun Casino, Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino and the Sands Hotel and Casino.

MTR is the parent of Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester and Pennsylvania’s Presque Isle Downs & Casino. It also has properties in Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio.

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