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New leader takes helm at Atlantic City casino trade group

Mark Giannantonio has been president and CEO of Resorts casino since 2012. He succeeds Joe Lupo, who is leaving to run the Mirage casino in Las Vegas. Gianantonios takes the reigns amid a crucial summer season for Atlantic City's casino industry. The industry's profitability increased in the first quarter of this year compared to before COVID-19. However, only four of the nine casinos individually reported higher gross operating profits. All nine have reached new contracts with the industry’s main employee union in recent weeks.
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