Rocky Gap Casino Resort Appoints Joshua Allison as Director of Player Development

April 28, 2022

Flintstone, Md. – April 28, 2022 – Rocky Gap Casino Resort, located at 16701 Lakeview Road NE, has announced Joshua Allison as the new director of player development. 
“We are thrilled to welcome Joshua as our new director of player development,” said Brian Kurtz, senior vice president and general manager of Rocky Gap. “He brings extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the hospitality and gaming industry, and we look forward to implementing his strategic vision for player development and guest services at Rocky Gap.”  
In his new role as director of player development, Allison is responsible for the strategic growth of player development initiatives that are aligned with and support the overall marketing strategy of the casino resort. He collaborates with department heads to establish and plan programs that drive revenue, community awareness and continued execution of five-star service.   
Allison has an extensive history of working in player development roles. Most recently, he served as vice president of customer development at Baha Mar in Nassau, Bahamas, the largest casino in the Caribbean. Previously, he held the position of executive director of player development at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland in Hanover, Md., director of player development at Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem in Bethlehem, Pa. and player development at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Del. 
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About Rocky Gap Casino Resort  
Rocky Gap Casino Resort is located at 16701 Lakeview Rd NE, Flintstone, Maryland in Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland in the heart of Allegany County. A AAA 4-Diamond Award® and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort, Rocky Gap offers a casino, hotel, conference center, Bonkerz Comedy Club, three restaurants, indoor and outdoor event spaces, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in Maryland, a spa, indoor pool, fitness center, pro shop, complimentary valet parking, individual parking, and several outdoor recreational activities. The casino features 665 slot machines, 17 table games, and two casino bars. With a picturesque setting for festivals, events, retreats and large gatherings, both The Lakeside Terrace and 5,000-square-foot Allegheny Event Center at Rocky Gap Casino Resort offer a scenic outdoor setting with a backdrop that includes Evitts Mountain and the 242-acre lake. Maryland’s only Jack Nicklaus Design course, Rocky Gap Golf Course was included in Golfweek magazine’s list of the best courses to play in Maryland and best casino courses, as well as was featured in Golf Digest’s list of America’s 36 Best Buddies-Trip Destinations. Rocky Gap Casino Resort is owned by Golden Entertainment, Inc. More information is available at

About Golden Entertainment, Inc. 
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,000 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns ten casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit

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