Two years into a stint as senior vice president and general manager at South Mississippi’s leading casino and Marcus Glover (pictured) is moving on to Atlantic City’s top casino as its next president and chief operating officer.
The announcement by MGM Resorts International press release, said that Glover, who came to the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in 2015 from the former Horseshoe Casino Cleveland in Ohio, will be responsible for overseeing the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa’s daily operations while providing leadership and strategic direction, according to the July 20, 2017, news release. MGM did not say in the new release who they would replace Glover with as COO of the Beau Rivage.
In addition to Glover’s time at Caesars Entertainment’s Horseshoe Cleveland as senior vice president and general manager, the Morehouse College and Duke University alum also served as vice president of operations and general manager at the former Harrah’s St. Louis. After Hurricane Katrina, Glover helped to reopen the Grand Biloxi and has held leadership positions with Caesars Entertainment in Louisiana and Mississippi.
During his time in Mississippi, Glover was a member of both the Mississippi Gulf Coast and Biloxi Bay Chambers of Commerce. He was also a member of the Mississippi Economic Council, served on the Mississippi Hospitality and Gaming Association’s board and was a member of the Ochsner Baptist Governing Board.
The news release cites MGM Resorts’ Chief Operating Officer Corey Sanders, saying, “Marcus’ proven leadership ability and wide range of skills will continue to serve the company well as he assumes this new role.”
The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa leads the market in Atlantic City and according to a recent report by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement’s Monthly Internet Gross Revenue Report for May; the Borgata is the reigning leader in lifetime revenue generated by online casinos and poker. The Main Tower at Borgata contains 2,000 guest rooms and suites and the boutique hotel connected to Borgata, The Water Tower, has an additional 800 rooms and suites. The Borgata boasts an abundance of amenities including two spas, a high-tech fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, meeting and event space, a handful of fine dining restaurants, several casual dining establishments and bars/lounges and more. Its 161,000 square feet of gaming space offers over 3,000 slots and 180 gaming tables, including over 80 poker tables and a 100-seat racebook.
Tom Balance, who after the leadership transition Glover will take over for, will reportedly become MGM Resorts’ executive vice president of operations.