We’ve got an outstanding new podcast up over at the UNLV Center for Gaming Research. You’ve really got to hear it to believe it:
07-April 30, 2009
Steve Cyr, "From Hotel School to the Celebrity Suite: My Career in the Casino Industry”
Cyr, a legendary Las Vegas casino host, shoots from the hip as only he can in this dynamic, highly-informative talk. Learn how a casino host climbs the career ladder, see behind the scenes of high rollers suites, and much more.
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Whale Hunt in the Desert: Secrets of a Vegas Superhost from Huntington Press
Cyr really cuts loose, as I’m told he usually does in his talks. Did he kick Starlight Express’s ass when he was at the Hilton? Yep. Does he care whether his players win or lose? Yep. If you like going to casinos and are curious about what it’s like to host high rollers, or just want an insight into the business, this one is for you.