Eric Althaus, the assistant general manager of Rivers Casino Philadelphia has been promoted to General Manager.
Althaus succeeds Justin Moore who left the Fishtown Casino in March for his hometown Las Vegas. Althaus is the sixth general manager of the 1,100 employee casino in just as many years.
Rivers Casino Philadelphia is owned by Rush Street Gaming of Chicago. It was originally known as SugarHouse Casino and rebranded to Rivers Casino Philadelphia in 2019. The Delaware River waterfront property opened in 2010 as SugarHouse Casino. It was rebranded in 2019.
As assistant general manager Atlhaus was responsible for all gaming activities at the venue.
Althaus, who joined Rivers Philadelphia in 2013, was previously the president and general manger of Mardi Gras Resort & Casino in West Virginia. He was previously vice president and general manger of Gun Lake Casino, Michigan. He began his career in the casino as a dealer of table games and a supervisor at various Midwest casinos.
Rivers features over 1,500 slots and 100 tables. According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), gaming revenue at Rivers Casino was $53.5 million for March. This is down 2% compared to $54.5 million from a year ago.