Fertitta Entertainment appoints Maurice Wooden as President of Luxury Hotel Development


Updated:2024-03-21 14:40    Views:124


Fertitta Entertainment has appointed Maurice Wooden as its new President of Luxury Hotel Development.

The operator is a conglomerate of restaurants, real estate, entertainment, hospitality and the gaming industry.

Wooden has worked through various leadership roles at luxury casino resorts such as Beau Rivage Casino Resort in Biloxi and The Mirage Las Vegas. 

Wooden began his casino resort career in 1987 as a supervisor at Golden Nugget Las Vegas. Throughout his career, he has held a variety of senior-level leadership positions, eventually working his way up to being President of Golden Nugget Las Vegas. 

Most recently, Wooden served as President and COO of Hospitality for the Wynn and Encore Las Vegas properties. Wooden has held several Board positions,slot cleopatra including Board of Wynn Macau, Board of the Las Vegas Convention Authority and Chaired the Compensation Committee. He was also the Vice Chairman of Las Vegas Events. 

Tilman Fertitta, Owner and CEO of Fertitta Entertainment, said: “With more than 36 years of experience, Maurice is a seasoned veteran who is well known and respected throughout the hospitality and gaming industry. We look forward to having him lead the growth and development of our luxury hotel division.” 

Commenting on his appointment, Wooden said: “I am excited to join the esteemed Fertitta Entertainment empire. Their team is passionate about delivering the very best and I look forward to bringing my expertise to the company and delivering an extraordinary product with exceptional consumer experiences.”