aroul will report directly to the Chief Marketing Officer. “Steve Karoul's years of experience, along with his thorough knowledge of the industry, will be a major asset to our marketing department," said Mashantucket Pequot Gaming Enterprises President William Sherlock. “We couldn't be happier to have him on board here at Foxwoods and MGM Grand at Foxwoods, and we look forward to accomplishing great things together.”
Karoul brings to Foxwoods more than 30 years experience in the casino industry, including seven previous years as Vice President of Casino Marketing at Foxwoods, a role he held from 1999 to 2006. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President of Strategic Casino Marketing for the Las Vegas Sands. In this position, he was responsible for getting the new Marina Bay Sands Casino in Singapore, one of the world's largest and most expensive casinos, staffed and organized for opening.
His extensive experience in the resort casino industry also includes roles as President and CEO of the Ciragan Palace Casino in Istanbul, Turkey; Vice President of International Casino Marketing at Caesar's World in Las Vegas; and Executive Director of International Marketing for Sun City Casino in South Africa. He has worked around the world on various casino related consulting projects including the prestigious Ritz Club in London. Karoul is both a renowned lecturer and an author who has published numerous articles over the years on Casino Marketing.