John East

Board Member

John East is the Chief Operating Officer for Jacobs Entertainment and has more than 30 years of gaming industry experience. During his 17-year tenure with Jacobs Entertainment, Mr. East has served as General Manager for the Lodge Casino, Vice President of Colorado Operations, and Vice President of Western Division Operations for Colorado and Nevada. Mr. East began his career in Reno Tahoe in 1987, working in varying departments at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe.

Term: July 2023 – June 2025

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