YONKERS – MGM Resorts International, owner of Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway, has named Uri Clinton as its president and CEO.
Clinton has managed MGM Resorts’ efforts to explore development opportunities in New York and Connecticut, and he will continue in that role as well. He joined MGM Resorts as vice president and deputy general counsel in 2014 and was promoted to senior vice president and legal counsel one year later.
Prior to joining the company, he held leadership roles in legal affairs with several companies include Baha Mar, Ltd., Multimedia Games, Inc., and Caesars Entertainment Corporation.
Clinton will assume his new role in January upon closing of acquisition and completion of licensing requirements.