Cantone previously served as Vice President of Sports & Entertainment of the flagship property in Connecticut since 2007. Prior to Mohegan Sun, Cantone held senior management marketing positions at Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Sands Hotel & Casino, Hershey Entertainment & Resort Co., Hollywood Casino and various Trump properties. He brings over 25 years of experience to his new role and is a graduate of Penn State University.
Galinsky has been a large contributor to MTGA for over 15 years. His main focus began at the flagship property in Connecticut, but his work has expanded to include all current and future MGE owned and managed properties. Additionally, he is responsible for overseeing marketing strategy and execution for all consumer and casino communications for Mohegan Sun, Mohegan Sun Pocono, Resorts Casino Hotel, Paragon Casino Resort and ilani.
Christian Block brings more than 30 years of global gaming and international leadership experience to Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE), with expertise turning around development operations and creating new integrated resort properties in destinations such as Europe, the Middle East and Asia. As regional president for MGE, Block is responsible for properties in Niagara Falls, Canada and Korea, and supports the company’s future investments. In addition, Block ensures the day-to-day compliance and regulatory controls are met within MGE properties, while ensuring the “Mohegan Way” into all properties he oversees.
Prior to MGE, Block was executive vice president at Landing Entertainment Korea, where he led the opening of a new casino with 155 table games and was responsible for all operational and marketing departments within the company, as well as the CEO of Les Ambassadeurs Casino in London for nearly five years before that. Block was also Managing Director of Opus Gaming, a B2B provider of online gaming, where he led the well-established B2B software provider in Manila. In addition, Block was responsible for overseeing 10 properties in the United Kingdom and two in Cairo as vice president of EMEA Operations for Caesars Entertainment Corporation. He resides in Las Vegas, Nevada with his wife and kids.
Comella has an extensive background in developing and implementing compliance programs which are rooted in his operational and strategic experience within the gaming industry. Comella previously served as VP of Regulatory Compliance for Bally Technologies where he ensured compliance with gaming laws applicable to business operations of the company in over 300+ worldwide jurisdictions.
Surprenant previously held roles for Marriot Management Services and graduated from Johnson and Wales University in Providence, RI.