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Robert Chan promoted at Foxwoods

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MASHANTUCKET, Conn. – Foxwoods Resort Casino announce the promotion of Robert Chan to Senior Vice President, Asian Marketing Dec. 19.

Chan currently holds the position of Vice President, Asian Marketing at Foxwoods Resort Casino and has held that position for the past 10 years.

Chan, with more than 28 years of gaming experience to his credit, has held positions in Asian marketing at some of the top resorts around the world including Caesars Palace, the Showboat, Trump Marina and The Sands in Atlantic City. He also has strong connections to the gaming communities in Macau, Hong Kong and Canada.

During the course of his career at Foxwoods, Chan has been responsible for bringing in some of the most famous and popular Asian entertainers in the world such as Hacken Lee, Frances Yip, Bak-Cheung Chan, Tsai Chin, Susanna Kwan, Mao Ning and Na Ying. George Lam and Sally Yeh are among the names that will be performing at the new MGM Grand Theater thanks to the relationships that Chan has within the industry. He is planning on bringing in more high profile performances in the months ahead as the casino celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year.

“Robert Chan is a most revered name in Asian gaming circles. His dedication and hard work are greatly appreciated and we are proud to name him Senior Vice President, Asian Marketing in recognition of his many contributions to Foxwoods over the years,” said Mike Speller, president Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprise. “You will be seeing new and exciting services and marketing initiatives to enhance the gaming experience for our Asian clientele in the coming year. I want to take this opportunity to thank all our customers from the Asian community for their continued loyalty and patronage.”

Chan will oversee the introduction of the Rolling Chip program to the casino floors at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Foxwoods is renowned for its superior service for its guests and for the high caliber of its Asian entertainment offerings.