A new CEO soon may take the helm of the Greektown Casino-Hotel. The casino's board of directors today announced that it has extended an offer to casino veteran Michael Puggi. Puggi would bring Detroit's Greektown Casino-Hotel is Ready to Move Forward as Michigan Gaming Contol Approves Michael Puggi as New CEO $18 million Renovation Planned. By Matt Helms, Detroit Free PressMcClatchy-Tribune Regional News June 15, 2011--Greektown Casino-Hotel is about to become a tougher competitor among Detroit's three casinos, its new CEO said Tuesday after winning approval from state regulators to Greektown Casino-Hotel President and CEO Michael Puggi has resigned.. Puggi stepped down Dec. 3 in order to pursue other interests, according to the casino’s Monday filing with the U.S Detroit's Greektown Casino Names New CEO, Sets New Direction. June 20, 2011. Share. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest Email. The Michigan Gaming Control Board has approved the choice of Michael Puggi as CEO of Detroit's Greektown Casino-Hotel, the Detroit Free Press reported last week. Under his direction, Puggi said the casino — which filed for bankruptcy in 2008 and now ranks last among “It’s an honor to have been offered this position as the new President/CEO of Greektown Casino-Hotel. I look forward to leading this team and moving the company forward,” said Puggi. “Greektown has a tremendous opportunity to make a real impact in this market. Through current relationships, and those we will develop in the future, we will strengthen our bond with this community and The departures follow the close of JACK's $1 billion sale of the Greektown Casino-Hotel to Penn National Gaming Corp. and New York real estate firm VICI Properties Inc. in May. JACK in April also With 400 stunning guestrooms and suites and breathtaking skyline and river view, Greektown Casino-Hotel is the perfect place to relax and recharge after a night on the town, get ready for an action packed trip to the casino, enjoy some delicious food or just to see what sights and sounds the dynamic and exciting Greektown district has in store.
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