Ark. casino official taking over Wheeling property
WHEELING, W.Va. -- Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack has a new president and general manager.
Delaware North Companies announced the appointment of Osi Imomoh on Wednesday.
He joined Delaware North in 2007 as food and beverage director at Southland Park Gaming & Racing in West Memphis, Ark. He was promoted to senior director of operations in 2010.
Delaware North says Imomoh has been instrumental in turning that property in a major gaming destination in that market. He also helped launch operations at Jumer's Casino & Hotel in Rock Island, Ill.
Imomoh has also worked with the Isle of Capri Casino chain in Louisiana and Mississippi.
He replaces James Simms, who was recently named president and general manager of Miami Valley Gaming, a new joint gaming venture in Ohio with Churchill Downs Inc.