Iafrate resigns as Pinnacle's executive vice president of regional operations

By By Eric Cormier / American Press

A shakeup within Pinnacle Entertainment was announced Monday evening.

Company officials announced that Geno Iafrate, executive vice president of regional operations, resigned from his post.

He served in that post since August 25, 2011.

During his tenure with Pinnacle, Iafrate served as senior vice president of Louisiana Operations for Pinnacle and senior vice

president and general manager of the company’s Lake Charles property.

His gaming career includes time spent within Harrah’s Entertainment.

No comments about Iafrate’s departure were made by Pinnacle’s corporate office.

Pinnacle is presently involved in a merger with Ameristar Casinos.