About Akos Bognar

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  • 2010 - Present
    Wincity Torino, SISAL S.p.A Italy

    Director of Operation

    I am part of the start-up team of the VLT business and the start-up of the “Wincity” concept (electronic casino with VLTs, Slots, sports betting/live betting, virtual races, bar and restaurant) in Italy.
    As a unit Manager (venue Sisal Wincity Torino), I am responsible for all casino activities, like the operation of the casino floor, maintenance, cash count, analysis and revenue reporting. Developed marketing strategies to achieve performance goals. Ensured compliance with state gaming regulations. Developed and administered operating policies and procedures, improved revenue reporting procedures, increasing efficiencies.
    The venue produces one of the highest Gross Gaming Revenue and EBITDA in Italy.

  • 2008 - 2009
    KaiRo International-TGI Ltd, New Africa Hotel & Casino, Tanzania

    Casino Shift Manager

    To organize and control of the opening, operating and closing the casino. To monitor the procedures and the performance of Live Game and Slots. Daily floor and office administration, monthly general and financial reports. Procedure development, monthly staff schedules for all departments, create and deliver performance evaluations for employees at all levels etc.
    I am proud of our record yearly drop and GGR during my stay, in the history of the casino. Unfortunately,
    (I was not able to renew my contract due to my sickness of malaria.)

  • 2006 - 2007
    Casino Ambassador, Suriname, Paramaribo

    Assistant Casino Manager

    Responsibilities: As the number two (sometimes the number one) of the casino, I was responsible for the general operation of the company in all aspects.
    Direct and coordinate broad casino-wide activities to include planning, development, and implementation of policies and procedures, programs, staffing, safety and health training; and all other casino related areas
    Oversee operational activities, review goal and work assignments with shift supervisors to ensure guest and staff security and safety.
    Coordinate with all departments to maximize operational efficiency and productivity.
    Maintain excellent public relations through use of customer service skills and effective dispute resolution.
    Maintain asset inventory and control through effective use of policies and procedures.
    Review and evaluate player ratings and make appropriate comping decisions.
    Prepare, review and transmit activity and incident reports, departmental and government compliance reports to appropriate offices or agencies.
    Identify current and future operational improvement plans to improve policies and procedures
    Develop advertising and promotional materials in coordination with the marketing departments to increase financial performance.
    (Reason of leaving: my daughter was born.)

  • 2004 - 2005
    Sun & Co, Zodiac Casinos, Kazakhstan

    Casino Shift Manager

    Day-to-day running of the casino, supervision of staff, balance the safe, cash desk, foreign exchange and report the results to the directors. End of month stock check and customer movement report. Monthly meeting with other managers, GM and Directors to review the operation and marketing. Was also responsible to organize the shifts of the employees. Permanent staff training (gaming and customer service).
    (I left due to the extreme working conditions.)

  • 2002 - 2004
    Casinos Austria International, Casino Kecskemet, Hungary

    General Manager

    As the GM of the casino from the opening, I was responsible for implementing procedures for the efficient and secure running of the casino. Analysis and revenue reporting. Developed marketing strategies to achieve performance goals. Ensured compliance with state gaming regulations. Developed and administered operating policies and procedures. Also was responsible for the usual duties of a GM, running a successful casino, such as control of the gaming floor, cash desk, reception, security, hard and soft counts, gaming and financial administration, reporting to Head Office and Managing Director; meetings and training for the staff.
    (I left to continue my international career.)

  • 2000 - 2001
    Casinos Austria International Casino Szentendre, Hungary

    Pit Boss

    (The casino has closed, the license has expired.)

  • 1999 - 2000
    Casino Oasis Jericho, Israel, Casinos Austria International

    Box-Man, Table Supervisor

    (The casino has closed due to the political situation.)

  • 1991 - 1999
    Casino Las Vegas, Budapest, Hungary

    From trainee Dealer to Pit Boss

    I started my casino career at this company as a trainee dealer.
    (I left the company to start my international career)


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