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Augustine Casino names new GM

20 August 2008

COACHELLA, California -- (PRESS RELEASE) -— The Board of Directors of the Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians announced today the appointment of Robert "Bobby" Jones to the position of general manager of the Augustine Casino. The Augustine Band of Cahuilla Indians owns and operates the Augustine Casino on the tribal reservation.

Jones has over thirty years of casino industry background. Over the past fifteen years he has been in executive management positions in the gaming and entertainment industry. He has served as executive director of gaming operations for Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California as well as executive director of casino operations for Trump Indiana, Gary, IN.

"We are extremely pleased to have Bob as part of the Augustine Casino team," said Tribal Chairperson Mary Ann Green. "His extensive experience and background will be a tremendous asset to our casino."

Jones brings a strong marketing background to Augustine, having served as director of site development for Gaming Corporation of America, with responsibilities for market research, training, co-operative marketing programs as well as government relations.

The Augustine Casino is located on Avenue 54 in Coachella, California. The Casino has over 800 slot machines and offers a great dining experience at their Café 54. Augustine Casino has become enormously successful with locals in the competitive Coachella Valley gaming market.

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