With over 34 years of experience, M1′s team is focused on creating the ultimate guest experience in the Gaming Industry.
Dean C. DiLullo
Chief Executive Officer
Dean DiLullo has 34 years of experience as a Casino Executive. He has a qualified gaming background that consists of executive leadership in Gaming Operations, Marketing and Finance. His specialty is building teams and designing strategic plans that can maximize the property’s profitability.
M1Gaming’s team has purchased the Carson Nugget Hotel and Casino, the Nevada Nugget Casino. M1Gaming also acquired, remodel and reposition the Boomtown Casino Hotel in Reno, Nevada and the Reserve Casino Hotel in Central City, Colorado.
Prior to M1Gaming, Dean was the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO) for Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, located on the Las Vegas Strip.
Before Planet Hollywood, he was with Station Casinos for over 12 years. During Station Casino’s period of high growth, he was the General Manager for several of their properties including Sunset Station Hotel and Casino and the Fiesta Hotel and Casino including the Vice President of Marketing for a few of their brands.
Dean was also fortunate to be on the team that successfully re-positioned the Rio Suite Hotel and Casino in the early 1990’s. The Rio was the first successful major off strip property. The “All Suite” property was voted the Las Vegas locals favorite.
After he graduated college at Arizona State University, Dean began his career at the Tropicana Resort & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip as a financial analyst. During this era, the Tropicana was famous for introducing the very popular “Island of Las Vegas” campaign by re-branding the property as a tropical paradise.
Dean continued his education and receive a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) while working in the gaming industry.