Crisafulli named president of Twin River’s R.I. operations

LINCOLN – Marc Crisafulli, executive vice president of Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc., has been named president of the company’s Rhode Island operations, including Twin River Casino Hotel and Tiverton Casino Hotel, the company announced Wednesday. He will retain his role as executive vice president of the parent company.

“Twin River has been an important economic generator for the State of Rhode Island, contributing some $300 million annually to the state and providing employment for approximately 2,500 people,” stated Crisafulli. “My goal is to ensure that Twin River plays an increasingly important role in the fabric of the Rhode Island economy and community, that our properties retain their vibrancy in the face of increased regional competition, and that we continue to seek growth opportunities for the company which will ultimately inure to the benefit of our stakeholders.”

TRWH noted that before his time with the company, Crisafulli served as president of U.S. and global device protection for Brightstar Corp., a Softbank company and was formerly a Managing Partner of Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP.

Crisafulli’s appointment does not change the status of George Papanier as the president and CEO of TRWH, which owns and manages four casinos and one horse racetrack across the nation.

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