The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod Announces Skylar Dice as Vice President and Assistant General Manager
April 12, 2022
LAS VEGAS – April 11, 2022 – Gaming industry veteran, Skylar Dice, brings over 25 years of hospitality experience to his new role as vice president and assistant general manager of The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s flagship property.
Dice joined Golden Entertainment in 2015 and has been promoted following his previous role with the company as vice president and general manager of Rocky Gap Resort, a AAA Four Diamond Hotel in Flintstone, Maryland. In his new position, Dice oversees gaming operations, marketing and player development at The STRAT.
“Skylar has an excellent track record as a leader and we are thrilled to reward his hard work and expertise with this promotion and welcome him to Golden Entertainment’s home base in Las Vegas,” said Steve Arcana, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Golden Entertainment, Inc. “We are confident that he will be a tremendous asset to our flagship property, The STRAT, and look forward to his continuing journey with Golden Entertainment.”
Dice honed his management skills and hospitality and gaming expertise through leadership positions at several state and tribal gaming jurisdictions across the country, including hotels and casinos in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Michigan and California. Studying business management, Dice received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland Global Campus.
Passionate about giving back to his community, Dice has been involved with several non-profit boards in Maryland, including Friends Aware, an organization creating social, occupational and residential opportunities to individuals with developmental disabilities; and the Cumberland Economic Development Committee, dedicated to improving the city of Cumberland. He has also served on the Allegany County Board of Directors in Maryland. Dice is passionate about his dedication to philanthropic efforts and looks forward to also serving the Las Vegas community.
About The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod
The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360-degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump Powered by MTN DEW, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including: Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has introduced PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, WET24, located on the rooftop of the 24th floor, open seasonally; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café. A variety of shows and entertainment include “Banachek’s Mind Games Live,” a mentalist act; Xavier Mortimer: The Dream Maker, an illusionist show; iLuminate, a multi-sensory blend of dance and technology; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards, is now available at The STRAT and 140+ other locations. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.TheSTRAT.com or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – casino operations and distributed gaming. Golden Entertainment operates over 16,700 slots, 120 table games, and 6,200 hotel rooms. Golden Entertainment owns 10 casino resorts – nine in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at over 1,000 locations and owns over 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. Golden Entertainment is also licensed in Illinois and Pennsylvania to operate video gaming terminals. For more information, visit www.goldenent.com.
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