Cannery Casino and Resorts
Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Award 2013 Business Excellence Award Honoree

CCR Management Expertise

Project Development

CCR principals and senior executives have been responsible for more than $3 billion in project development in national and international jurisdictions.

CCR Offers Clients

  • OneSixProven ability to develop Request for Proposals (RFP) submissions that win out over high-profile competitors.
  • Marketing know-how to establish exciting and compelling themed properties.
  • Long-term professional relationships with Wall Street investment banking firms and commercial banks that are leaders in providing capital to the casino industry.
  • Dedication to integrity and quality that is welcome in any jurisdiction.
  • Secure depth in management expertise to lead any project to success.
  • Contacts and relationships with lawmakers and regulators in many jurisdictions.

Government Relations

CCR Management has worked long and hard to establish trusted working relationships with a The Club variety of governmental entities in the United States and abroad. The company’s advisors have extensive experience on the state, national and international level in many jurisdictions.

The company supervised and drafted major portions of the RFP submission for the Saulte Ste. Marie Tribe of the Chippewa Indians in developing Greektown Casino in Detroit. The proposal included complete plans on all phases of casino development and operations.

CCR Offers Clients

  • Experience working with Native American organizations.
  • Ability to spearhead legislation to legalize and regulate gaming.
  • High profile executives and representatives with strong political relationships.
  • Research skills needed to develop position papers, impact studies and grass roots political campaigns.

Regulatory Compliance

CCR and its executives are currently licensed in Michigan, Nevada, and Pennsylvania.

Previous licenses were held in multiple jurisdictions locally and abroad. CCR’s executives are experts in nearly every aspect of the casino regulatory process.

CCR Offers Clients

  • Long-established relationships with gaming regulators.
  • Expertise to create an organizational structure and corporate culture focused on regulatory sensitivity and low risk of noncompliance.
  • Ability to assist government agencies to establish reasonable and practical regulations.
  • Assessment of the impact of gaming regulations for casino operators.
  • Assistance in the preparing of license applications and related documents.
  • Expertise to prepare internal control systems and policies and procedures which meet or exceed regulatory requirements.

Casino Management

CCR’s senior gaming executives are experienced professionals OneSixof diverse backgrounds.

Extensive experience with a variety of customer segments allows the company to customize a casino product for a particular market.

CCR Offers Clients

  • Leadership in establishing high standards in customer service.
  • Creative marketing programs that attract and keep customers.
  • Expertise in casino accounting, cash, cage, credit, collection activities, and financial controls.
  • Proven procedures to track and collect past due accounts from domestic and international credit players.
  • Experience in internal control standards and management policies that address the most demanding regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of commercial banking services needed to support daily operations.
  • Expertise in the design and implementation of financial control programs in hotel, food and beverage and casino operations.
  • Prudent cost-cutting and internal controls to monitor cash flow.

Marketing

The team’s efforts resulted in the Cannery Casino & Hotel earning the editors’ choice for “Best Slot Club” in 2005 and “Best Local Casino” in 2014, in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas awards. The marketing team led the way when the Greektown Casino was voted “Best Casino in Detroit” for four consecutive years in a Detroit Free Press reader’s poll.

The marketing team develops exciting monthly casino promotions that increase revenue efficiently while giving the customer a high-perceived value.

CCR Offers Clients

  • Advertising and design by an in-house agency with a creative director, graphic arts department, and production/printing specialists.
  • Experienced entertainment executives who produce memorable intimate events and also promote large concerts that add to the overall appeal and profitability of our casino properties.
  • Database marketing and analysis by a team of skilled professionals.
  • Player Development efforts with extensive experience in both national and international markets.
  • Rapid response systems to communicate with customers almost instantly through various media.

Food and Beverage

CCR’s food and beverage management team features industry veterans vinoswith extensive experience at some of the world’s finest hotels and resorts including Sun Valley Resort, Rio Suite Hotel & Casino, Paris Hotel & Casino, Caesars Palace, The Luxor, Palms Las Vegas, The Riviera, Sands Hotel & Casino, Hyatt Resorts, Crown America Hotels and Radisson Hotels.

This group features alumni from Cornell University, University of Nevada Las Vegas. The Culinary Institute of America, Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School and other highly respected hospitality institutes.

CCR Offers Clients

  • Over 100 years of combined executive level experience in gaming food and beverage management from our senior Food and Beverage team with an emphasis on premium product quality and warm and friendly service experiences.
  • Extensive experience in operating high volume casual and high-end restaurants, banquet facilities, casino beverage, large format entertainment and lounge operations.
  • Internal food & beverage facilities design group responsible for concept development, project design, design management and construction management of large scale casino hotel Food & Beverage environments, additional and facilities remodels that have been delivered on time and on budget.
  • Culinary team with extensive world cuisine experience, the knowledge and skill of award-winning chefs, utilizing best practice purchasing methodology and an outstanding reputation for hygienic operations.
  • Detailed operational analysis abilities with emphasis on labor productivity, cost of goods management and generation of operational efficiencies.
  • Implementation and training of inventory software to control costs.