34-year industry veteran to lead New York’s Ultimate Gaming and Entertainment Destination
(QUEENS, NY) – Genting Americas, Inc. today announced the appointment of Scott Molina as President of Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC), effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Molina will oversee all operations at the property including gaming, entertainment and dining.
Mr. Molina joined RWCNYC in 2011 serving as part of its opening team and has served in various key leadership roles including Director of Slot Operations, Vice President of Slot Operations and most recently, Chief Operating Officer. Throughout his tenure at RWCYNC, Mr. Molina has led a number of successful initiatives including launching the responsible gaming program, overseeing the expansion of the gaming floor and introducing electronic blackjack to patrons.
“With over 30 years of experience in the gaming industry, Scott has built an impressive track record of success and is the perfect choice to lead Resorts World Casino New York City,” said Ed Farrell, President of Resorts World Americas. “As a member of our opening team, Scott played a key role in the enormous success of Resorts World and I look forward to continue to work with him as we embark on new growth initiatives.”
Since 2011, RWCNYC, which pays a 70% tax rate, has created more than 1,500 good-paying jobs and fostered economic development in the local community, helping to create thousands of additional indirect jobs. Most importantly, RWCNYC has generated over $1.7 billion for the state’s education fund, revenue that goes directly toward providing millions of students in New York with a higher quality public education.
“It is an honor to be appointed President of Resorts World Casino New York City,” said Molina. “Resorts World has achieved unparalleled success since opening in 2011 and I have been fortunate during this time to work with an incredibly talented team. The future is as bright as ever and I am eager to do my part in taking this journey to the next level.”
Mr. Molina brings more than 30 years of experience in the gaming industry to this new role. Prior to joining RWCNYC, Mr. Molina served as Executive Director of Slot Operations at Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City. He has also successfully led the opening of a number of casinos across the country.
About Resorts World Casino New York City
Resorts World Casino New York City (RWCNYC) is the only casino in New York City, offering over 10 million guests annually an unparalleled gaming and entertainment experience while generating over $1.7 billion for the State’s education system since opening in 2011. RWNYC is operated by the Genting Group, a global company founded in 1965, operating destination resorts in Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, the United Kingdom, the Bahamas, the United States and all four oceans through its Star Cruises and Crystal Cruises brands. Genting has more than 50 years of experience in the travel and leisure industry and collectively employs approximately 60,000 people while offering an unparalleled resort experience to over 50 million visitors a year worldwide.