John Shipley named President, GM of Fair Grounds

  • icon
  • icon
  • icon
  • icon

Churchill Downs Incorporated announced Jan. 24 that gaming executive Douglas Shipley has been named president and general manager of Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Shipley will oversee the management team and all Fair Grounds operations including their gaming, racing and video poker/OTB operations.

Shipley is a veteran gaming operator with more than 30 years of leadership experience with companies such as Grand Casinos, Delaware North, Ameristar, Isle of Capri, and Caesars Entertainment in markets including: Minnesota, Nevada, California, New York, Florida, Missouri, Mississippi, and Maryland where he most recently served as the general manager of Maryland Live! for the Cordish Companies.

  • < PREV

    Pelicans guard Buddy Hield to participate in NBA All-Star Weekend's BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

  • NEXT >

    Generals promote Taylor Smith to men's assistant basketball coach

SportsNOLA.com