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Affinity Gaming Appoints Jim Simms as Vice President
and General Manager of St. Jo Frontier Casino
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (Aug. 29, 2016) - Affinity Gaming announces the appointment of Jim Simms as the new vice president and general manager of St. Jo Frontier Casino, located in St. Joseph, Mo. Simms brings more than 20 years of progressive gaming experience within a variety of markets, including local, regional, resort destination and international.
As vice president and general manager, Simms will be directly involved in the daily management of all gaming and non-gaming areas of the property, as well as supervising all phases of the operations through various department directors and managers.   
"We are honored to welcome Jim Simms to our Affinity team," said Michael Silberling, CEO of Affinity Gaming. "As an industry veteran, we're confident that his expertise will be an asset in continuing to build the success of our St. Jo Frontier Casino."
Simms' most recent positions included CEO of Downtown Grand Las Vegas. Previously, he's held leadership roles at major gaming establishments such as Miami Valley Gaming in Ohio and Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack in West Virginia. He received an MBA and a bachelor's degree in economics from York University in Toronto, Canada.
"Affinity Gaming is a dynamic, growing company, and I look forward to working with the both the property and corporate teams," said Simms.
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About St. Jo Frontier Casino
St. Jo F rontier Casino is open 24 hours a day and features more than 500 of the Midwest's best slots and video poker machines.   Guests can also enjoy even more action at any one of the many table games, including Texas Shootout, Craps and Mississippi Stud.  St. Jo Frontier Casino also offers the best in entertainment and dining at the River's Edge Cafe, Buffet & Lounge which features an endless variety of delicious foods, from Chinese to traditional American to seafood to spicy Mexican fare.   For complete information, visit stjofrontiercasino.com or call (800) 888-2946.  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter .  

About Affinity Gaming
Affinity Gaming is a diversified casino gaming company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Company's casino operations consist of 11 casinos, five of which are located in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri and one in Iowa. For more information about Affinity Gaming, please visit its website: affinitygaming.com Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SilverSevensLV and then like us on Facebook at facebook.com/silversevenscasino.

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