Casino Hosts

Mylin Rosales

Mylin Rosales, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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.

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775-789-1134 |

Ken Matsuzaki

Ken Matsuzaki, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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!

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775-789-2528 | 

T.C. Rahme

T.C. Rahme, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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.

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775-789-2022 | 

Barbara St John

Barbara St John, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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.

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775-789-2085 | 

Sumona Islam

Sumona Islam, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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.

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775-788-6994 |

Ron Pedrotti

Ron Pedrotti, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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.

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775-789-2209 |

Larry Rosborough

Larry Rosborough, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

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, funny Host, Larry is your guy. Call him to set up your next trip or golf package.

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775-789-5333 |

Darrel Williams

Darrel Williams, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

Darrel was born and raised right here in the biggest little city where he attended the university of Nevada on a full ride academic scholarship. With his 20+ years of Casino as well as night club hosting experience, Darrel brings a whole new dynamic to Casino Marketing. “ I love the fact that Grand Sierra is moving towards a Vegas style property here in Reno, and I have found my niche here.” Darrel enjoys all sports, but you can usually find him on the golf course on his days off. If you are looking for someone who can help plan your weekend, golf groups, or a serious night of gaming, feel free to call Darrel anytime

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775-789-5379 |

Julio Perez

Julio Perez, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

Julio has been in the Reno area for 30 years, after working in the casino industry for more than 20 years, one thing is for sure, Julio Perez likes people and it shows, he prides himself on providing his personal best to each and every guest, creating a memorable and unique experience when visiting Grand Sierra Resort. Julio studied casino marketing at the university of Nevada and has risen through the ranks in the casino industry. He enjoys mountain sports, golf and water sports. Please call Julio for your next VIP experience.

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775-789-5328 |

Leslie Barnett

Leslie Barnett, Host at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

Since 1998, Leslie has been in the Casino Marketing/Player Development division of the business. Having held an Executive Casino Host position throughout, her main focus is to deliver first class service with each and every guest, by creating a personalized VIP gaming experience. Leslie enjoys traveling, wine tasting, sports and music festivals.

Contact Details
775-789-1631 |