Casino Hosts

  • <p>Play your favorite slots and video poker to earn valuable comp points 
for same-day free play or use your comp points for comps that you may 
use for meals and rooms at our resort.</p>

Mylin Rosales

Mylin was born on the island of Mindanao in the Philippines. She speaks Tagalog, Visayan and English. After earning a Bachelor of Science in business, she moved to Alaska pursuing a gaming career that ultimately brought her to Reno in 1998. Mylin was involved with slot operations before becoming a casino host. In 2007 she joined Grand Sierra as an executive casino host. Today, Mylin lives with her two girls - the loves of her life. She enjoys cooking, bowling, traveling and watching action movies.

Contact Details: (775) 789-1134 | mylin.rosales@grandsierraresort.com


Ken Matsuzaki

Ken was born and grew up on the island of Hawaii. In the year 2000, Ken and his wife Diane relocated to Reno, along with their three dogs. Although Ken attributes his past work experience - hotel front desk clerk, VIP representative, leisure sales manager and casino host as contributing factors in his success as an executive casino host, he believes that the main contributing factor was his lifestyle growing up on the islands. Ken’s hobbies include golf, fishing, traveling and landscaping. Aloha!

Contact Details: (775) 789-2528 | ken.matsuzaki@grandsierraresort.com


T.C. Rahme

T.C. has been in the casino business for 34 years. His early career was in the pit, before deciding to pursue a career in Casino Marketing. He has been an executive casino host for the Peppermill, Atlantis, and the Nugget. T.C. enjoys baseball, football, golf, swimming, and singing. T.C. just made his 2nd CD & enjoys showing off his voice during our VIP New Years Events, just try to stop him from singing. If your looking for a fun type host T.C .is your man, so call or email and he’ll be happy to get your credit line and room set up for your next visit.

Contact Details: (775) 789-2022 | tc.rahme@grandsierraresort.com


Barbara St John

Barbara was born in Brooklyn and raised in Tucson. While attending the University of Arizona, she came to Reno in 1966 for a summer job and fell in love with the town and the casino industry. Her experience ranges from food and beverage, poker, marketing, event coordinator and finally to her current position as Casino Host. She has traveled to the Mediterranean, Alaska, Hawaii, the Mexican Riviera, Caribbean Islands, Brazil and Costa Rica. Barbara’s hobbies include golf, bowling, traveling, Mah Jongg, driving her ’66 Mustang, relaxing on a beach and spending time with her daughter.

Contact Details: (775) 789-2085 | barbara.st.john@grandsierraresort.com


Stephanie Nguyen

Stephanie joins the GSR player development team with over 10 years of hosting and player development experience, including Cache Creek Casino Resort and Red Hawk Casino, both in Northern California.  "We are very excited to have Stephanie on board", said Allan Su, Vice President of Player Development/Asian Marketing for Grand Sierra Resort and Casino.  Our customer base continues to grow in all segments, and we are excited to bring an experienced professional like Ms. Nguyen on board. Stephanie is a welcome addition to the GSR team."

Contact Details: (775) 789-1631 | Stephanie.Nguyen@grandsierraresort.com


Evie Aquino

Evie was born in the Philippines. She grew up in Reno and started in the hotel and casino industry at the age of 16, working in the front desk, telephone switchboard and room reservations areas. At 21, she started working in the main cage and she’s also been telemarketing and players club supervisors and a slot operations manager. Evie loves to sing and dance!

Contact Details: (775) 789-2548 | evie.aquino@grandsierraresort.com


Scott Huston

Scott has over seventeen years experience in the casino business, ten of those years as a host. He has worked in casinos in Laughlin, Tahoe and has settled down here in Reno. Scott loves golfing in the summer and skiing in the winter (as long as there's no football game on, go Chargers).

"I really enjoy building friendships for a living. Being an Executive Casino Host is a perfect fit for me."

Contact Details: (775) 789-5367 | scott.huston@grandsierraresort.com


Sumona Islam

Sumona Joined GSR team as an Executive Host in January, 2012 with extensive Hosting, Player Development and Gaming Management experience. She came to USA to study Computer Science from Bangladesh. However, she realized she was more a people person than anything else, changing her major and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from University of Nevada, Reno. Sumona was recruited by Harrah’s, beginning her new career in the Gaming Industry. She loves reading, travelling and any outdoor activities.

Contact Details: (775) 788-6994 | Sumona.Islam@grandsierraresort.com


Ron Pedrotti

Ron was born in the wine country of northern California.  He has been in the gaming industry for over 34 years holding a number of positions from change person, pit supervisor, Executive Casino Host, and Casino Shift Manager. Ron enjoys spending time with his two sons building and collecting classic cars, camping, fishing, and golf…well at least chasing the ball around.

Contact Details: (775) 789-2209 | ron.pedrotti@grandsierraresort.com


Larry Rosborough

Larry worked his way through college by dealing blackjack at various properties in Reno and Las Vegas. When it takes nine years, college can get expensive. While at the University of Nevada he was the Wolf Pack mascot for three years. Larry was recently promoted to Executive Host from Casino Manager. If you like a well-educated, furry Host, Larry is your guy. Call him to set up your next trip or golf package.

Contact Details: (775) 789-5333 | Larry.Rosborough@GrandSierraResort.com


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