Riviera Hotel & Casino Welcomes Rob Kunkle as General Manager


Riviera Hotel & Casino Welcomes Rob Kunkle as
General Manager

Riviera Hotel & Casino is pleased to announce its new General Manager, Rob Kunkle. Kunkle has worked in a leadership capacity in the gaming and hospitality industry for many years in Las Vegas as well as several other jurisdictions. With a keen understanding of gaming and a proven management track record, Kunkle is poised to lead the Riviera team in restoring the luster and profitability to the famed property.

“I couldn’t be more excited with the opportunity to work at such an iconic and legendary brand. The team here is wonderful and I am confident that together we will make the Riviera a successful Strip property once again,” says Kunkle.

Rob Kunkle served in a number of positions with Station Casinos, most recently as Vice President and General Manager of  Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel. Kunkle started at Station Casinos as General Manager of Wildfire Gaming, a division of Station Casinos, with multiple casino properties in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada, and also served as Vice President and General Manager of Fiesta Rancho Hotel and Casino. Before joining Station Casinos, Kunkle was Director of Food and Beverage for Horseshoe Casino, a Caesars Entertainment property, in Hammond, Indiana and Vice President and General Manager of Silverton Casino Hotel. Kunkle graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management.

About The Riviera Hotel & Casino

Celebrating more than 55 years of non-stop entertainment, the Riviera Hotel & Casino is one of the iconic casino and hotel destinations in Las Vegas. With over 2,000 hotel rooms and 160,000 square feet of convention space, the Riviera brings a rich tradition of quality, service and hospitality excellence. Located on the north end of Las Vegas Boulevard, the Riviera features over 100,000 square feet of casino space with all of the latest games. Headlining entertainment includes illusionist Jan Rouven; the legendary Crazy Girls; and nightly performances inside the Riviera Comedy Club. Queen Victoria Pub offers an extensive “Craft” beer selection and a pub menu to entice any appetite and R Steak & Seafood headlines wonderful dining options, providing “affordable elegance” in a modern setting. For more information on the Riviera’s amenities, visit www.RivieraHotel.com.

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