PLACERVILLE, CA--(Marketwire - November 25, 2008) - Red Hawk Casino announced today that Nick Rodgers has been named Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Rodgers is a certified public accountant and has more than 28 years of experience working in various finance positions at casinos throughout the country.

Mr. Rodgers comes to Red Hawk Casino from Cache Creek Casino Resort in Brooks, Calif., where he served as Controller. He was responsible for the management of financial reports and development of the accounting staff.

"We are thrilled to have Nick on board as Chief Financial Officer for Red Hawk Casino," said Peter Fordham, General Manager of Red Hawk Casino. "Nick has a wealth of financial and operational experience needed to ensure the successful opening and operation of Red Hawk Casino. He is a valuable addition to our management team."

"I look forward to working closely with Peter Fordham and the rest of the management team at Red Hawk Casino as we prepare to open the property on December 17 at 7:00 p.m.," said Nick Rodgers.

Mr. Rodgers has also held senior level financial positions at Tahoe Biltmore Casino Resort in Crystal Bay, Nev., Horizon Casino Resort in Stateline, Nev., and at Caesars Lake Tahoe in Lake Tahoe, Nev.

Mr. Rodgers holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Nevada in Las Vegas.

About Red Hawk Casino

Red Hawk Casino is owned by the Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority, an instrumentality of the Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians. It is scheduled to open on December 17, 2008 at 7 p.m. near Placerville, Calif., located off of Highway 50, just 20 minutes east of Sacramento. The project is being managed by Lakes Entertainment, Inc. and will blend a full complement of gaming excitement with the natural beauty of Northern California. Once complete, Red Hawk Casino will feature approximately 2,000 slot machines, 75 table games, six restaurants, four bars, and lighted, covered parking. More information can be found at

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