Marksville, La. (July 23, 2018) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced the appointment of Jody Madigan as General Manager of Paragon Casino Resort. His appointment will take effect immediately.
Madigan comes to Paragon after nearly two years as the Corporate Vice President of Strategy and Business Development with Seneca Gaming in Niagara Falls, New York. He holds a master’s degree in management and a BS in accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi.
Prior to his service with Seneca, Madigan gained experience in the gaming industry, serving as a general manager, assistant general manager and chief financial officer at several facilities over nearly two decades.
He said he is eager to return to the South and lead the team at Paragon Casino Resort. “This is an outstanding facility with a fine record of customer service and wonderful entertainment,” said Madigan.
Tunica-Biloxi Chairman Marshall Pierite said that he is pleased to have someone with Madigan’s experience and enthusiasm in charge of Paragon. “Mr. Madigan comes to us with a fine record of achievement,” said Pierite. “His background in this region, along with his ability to provide leadership, will help Paragon improve across the board while maintaining our reputation for excellence. He will be welcomed by our team members and guests.”
About Paragon Casino Resort
Since opening its doors in 1994, Paragon has strived to provide the most entertaining gaming destination in the south. Over the past 20 years, Paragon’s amenities and services have been expanded to create the ultimate gaming experience. The best is yet to come.
Paragon features an impressive lineup of luxury amenities and attractions, including a 531-room hotel; full-service spa and salon; 18-hole golf course with a fully stocked pro-shop and grillroom; indoor tropical pool with a swim-up bar; a soaring retail atrium with “living” bayou and live alligators; three-screen cinema; Atrium Bar with an ice bar; seven restaurants; daiquiri bar; full-service RV resort with 205 slips and 30 cabins; Kids Quest child care activity center; Cyber Quest arcade; over 75,000 square feet of meeting space; and three retail shops.
With more than 1,600 Las Vegas-style slot machines and over 64,000 square feet of gaming action, Paragon also features over 44 table games, including Craps, Blackjack, Roulette and an eight-table poker room. Paragon also has a free player’s club membership program.
Announced in April of 2016, The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA), operator of Mohegan Sun properties throughout the United States, partnered with Paragon Casino Resorts and now serves as gaming, hospitality and entertainment consultants for the Marksville, La resort.
Paragon Casino Resort is owned and operated by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana. For more information, please visit www.paragoncasinoresort.com and follow Paragon Casino Resort on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.