Promotion leaves void atop Hollywood Casino

The Columbus Dispatch
Ameet Patel

April 14, 2014

Hollywood Casino Columbus will soon begin the search for a new general manager, as Ameet Patel has been promoted by the casino's parent company.

Patel was named senior vice president of regional operations of Penn National Gaming Inc., which is based in Wyomissing, Pa.

Penn will "begin an immediate search for Mr. Patel's replacement in Columbus," according to a statement.

Penn is one of the country's largest gaming operators, with 27 facilities that total about 31,000 slot machines, 800 table games and 2,900 hotel rooms, according to the company.