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Eldorado Resorts Inc (ERI.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Gary Carano

65 2014 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Thomas Reeg

45 2016 President, Chief Financial Officer, Director

Anthony Carano

35 2017 Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President Operations, General Counsel, Secretary

Edmund Quatmann

46 2017 Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President

David Tomick

65 2014 Lead Independent Director

Bonnie Biumi

55 2017 Director

Frank Fahrenkopf

77 2014 Independent Director

James Hawkins

61 2014 Independent Director

Gregory Kozicz

55 2017 Independent Director

Michael Pegram

65 2014 Independent Director

Roger Wagner

69 2014 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Gary Carano

Mr. Gary L. Carano is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the Company and its subsidiaries since September 2014. Previously, Mr. Carano served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Eldorado Resorts LLC ("Eldorado Resorts") from 2004 to September 2014, and as President and Chief Operating Officer of Eldorado HoldCo LLC ("Eldorado Holdco") from 2009 to September 2014. Mr. Carano served as the General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the Silver Legacy Resort Casino ("Silver Legacy") from its opening in 1995 to September 2014. Mr. Carano is an active philanthropist, serving on a number of charitable boards and foundations in the state of Nevada. Mr. Carano holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Nevada, Reno. In May 2012, Silver Legacy filed a voluntary petition for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada. Silver Legacy emerged from its Chapter 11 reorganization proceedings in November 2012. Mr. Carano has been selected to serve as director because of his extensive experience in the gaming and hospitality industry and because of his familiarity with the business of Resorts. Gary L. Carano is Anthony Carano's father.

Thomas Reeg

Mr. Thomas R. Reeg is President, Chief Financial Officer, Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014 and served as a member of Eldorado Resorts LLC's ("Resorts") board of managers from December 2007 to September 2014. Mr. Reeg has served as President of the Company and its subsidiaries since September 2014 and served as Senior Vice President of Strategic Development for Resorts from January 2011 to September 2014. From September 2005 to November 2010, Mr. Reeg was a Senior Managing Director and founding partner of Newport Global Advisors L.P., which is an indirect stockholder of the Company. Mr. Reeg was a member of the executive committee of Silver Legacy (which is the governing body of Silver Legacy) from August 2011 through August 2014. Mr. Reeg was a member of the board of managers of NGA HoldCo, LLC, which is a stockholder of the Company, from 2007 through 2011 and served on the board of directors of Autocam Corporation from 2007 to 2010. From 2002 to 2005 Mr. Reeg was a Managing Director and portfolio manager at AIG Global Investment Group ("AIG"), where he was responsible for co-management of the high-yield mutual fund portfolios. Prior to his role at AIG, Mr. Reeg was a senior high-yield research analyst covering various sectors, including the casino, lodging and leisure sectors, at Bank One Capital Markets. Mr. Reeg holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Reeg has been selected to serve as a director because of his extensive financial experience and his familiarity with the business of Resorts.

Anthony Carano

Mr. Anthony L. Carano is Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President Operations, General Counsel, Secretary of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. As Chief Operating Officer, Anthony Carano will be responsible for the Company's regional gaming operations, marketing, procurement and food and beverage functions. Prior to joining Eldorado Resorts as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of the Company in September 2014, Mr. Carano was an attorney at the Nevada law firm of McDonald Carano Wilson, LLP where his practice was devoted primarily to transactional, gaming and regulatory law. Mr. Carano holds a JD from the University of San Francisco, School of Law, has an MBA in Finance from the University of San Francisco, School of Business and holds a BA in Business Management from the University of Nevada.

Edmund Quatmann

Mr. Edmund L. Quatmann, Jr., has been appointed as Chief Legal Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company. As Chief Legal Officer, Mr. Quatmann will oversee all of the Company's legal and regulatory affairs. In addition, Mr. Quatmann will oversee the compliance and risk functions for the Company. Prior to joining Isle of Capri in 2008, he served as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for iPCS, Inc., a NASDAQ-traded telecommunications company. Prior to that, he worked in the corporate and securities practice of the Chicago office of Mayer Brown LLP. Mr. Quatmann is a graduate of Purdue University and earned his law degree from St. Louis University School of Law.

David Tomick

Mr. David P. Tomick is Lead Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Tomick is the chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Tomick co-founded Securus, Inc., a company involved in the GPS monitoring and Personal Emergency Response business, and served as its Chief Financial Officer from 2008 to 2010 and as its Chairman from 2010 to March 2015. From 1997 to 2004 Mr. Tomick was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SpectraSite, Inc., a NYSE-listed, wireless tower company. Mr. Tomick was, from 1994 to 1997, the Chief Financial Officer of Masada Security, a company involved in the security monitoring business and, from 1988 to 1994, the Vice President-Finance of Falcon Cable TV, where he was responsible for debt management, mergers and acquisitions, equity origination and investor relations. Prior to 1988, he managed a team of corporate finance professionals focusing on the communications industry for The First National Bank of Chicago. Mr. Tomick has served on the board of directors of the following organizations: Autocam Corporation, Autocam Medical, First Choice Packaging, NuLink Digital and TransLoc, Inc. Mr. Tomick received his bachelor's degree from Denison University and a masters of business administration from The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mr. Tomick has been selected to serve as a director because of his financial and management expertise and his extensive experience with respect to raising capital, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and investor relations.

Bonnie Biumi

Ms. Bonnie Biumi is Director of the Company. She was a director of Isle of Capri from October 2012 until May 1, 2017, at which time she was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company in accordance with the provisions of the Merger Agreement. Ms. Biumi was President and Chief Financial Officer from 2007 to 2012 of Kerzner International Resorts, a developer, owner and operator of destination resorts, casinos and hotels. Previously, she held senior level financial positions at NCL Corporation, Ltd., Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd., Neff Corporation, Peoples Telephone Company, Inc. and Price Waterhouse. Ms. Biumi was a member of the board of directors of Home Properties, Inc., a publicly-traded company, from October 2013 to October 2015 and she is currently a member of the board of directors of Retail Properties of America, Inc

Frank Fahrenkopf

Mr. Frank J. Fahrenkopf is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. From 1995 until June 2013. At the AGA, Mr. Fahrenkopf was the national advocate for the commercial casino industry and was responsible for positioning the AGA to address regulatory, political and educational issues affecting the gaming industry. Mr. Fahrenkopf is currently co-chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates, which he founded and which conducts debates among presidential candidates. He serves as a board member of the International Republican Institute, which he founded. He also founded the National Endowment for Democracy, where he served as Vice Chairman and a board member from 1983 to 1992. Mr. Fahrenkopf served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1983 to 1989. Prior to his role at AGA, Mr. Fahrenkopf was a partner at Hogan & Hartson, where he regularly represented clients before the Nevada gaming regulatory authorities. Mr. Fahrenkopf served as the first Chairman of the American Bar Association Committee on Gaming Law and was a founding Trustee and President of the International Association of Gaming Attorneys. Mr. Fahrenkopf also sits on the board of directors of six NYSE-listed public companies: First Republic Bank, Gabelli Equity Trust, Inc., Gabelli Utility Trust, Gabelli Global Multimedia Trust, Gabelli Dividend and Income Trust, and Gabelli Gold and Natural Resources. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno and holds a Juris Doctor from the University of California Berkeley School of Law. Mr. Fahrenkopf has been selected to serve as a d

James Hawkins

Mr. James B. Hawkins is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Hawkins is a member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Hawkins has served as Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of Natus Medical Inc. ("Natus") since April 2004 and as President of Natus since June 2013. He also previously served as President of Natus from April 2004 to January 2011. Mr. Hawkins currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors of Iradimed Corporation, a publicly traded company that provides non-magnetic intravenous infusion pump systems and as a director of Digirad Corporation, a publicly traded company that provides diagnostic solutions in the science of imaging. Prior to joining Natus, Mr. Hawkins was President, Chief Executive Officer and on the board of directors of Invivo Corporation, a developer and manufacturer of vital sign monitoring equipment, and its predecessor, from 1985 until 2004, and as Secretary from 1986 until 2004. Mr. Hawkins earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Commerce from Santa Clara University and an MBA from San Francisco State University. Mr. Hawkins has been selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in executive management oversight and as a director of multiple publicly traded companies.

Gregory Kozicz

Mr. Gregory J. Kozicz is Independent Director of the Company. He was a director Isle of Capri from January 2010 to May 1, 2017. He also served on the Eighth District Real Estate Industry Council of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis from 2006-2016. He has served as president and chief executive officer of Alberici Corporation and Alberici Constructors since 2005 and June 2004, respectively. Prior to his current roles, Kozicz was president of Alberici Constructors Ltd. (Canada). Before joining Alberici in 2001, Kozicz served as a corporate officer and divisional president for Aecon, a publicly-traded construction, engineering and fabrication company. Mr. Kozicz has been selected to serve as a director because he brings extensive experience in the areas of construction, corporate leadership and executive management. Mr. Kozicz has served in various leadership roles and brings important perspectives to the Board of Directors particularly in the area of both private and public companies. Pursuant to the terms of the Merger Agreement, the Company agreed to take all actions necessary to expand the Board from seven directors to nine directors and appoint two members of the board of directors of Isle of Capri mutually agreed upon by the Company and Isle of Capri to fill the newly created vacancies and to use its reasonable best efforts to cause each such person to be re-elected to the Board at each of the two annual meetings of stockholders of the Company occurring after the closing of the Isle Merger. Pursuant to such agreement, Mr. Kozicz was appointed to the Board upon consummation of the Isle Merger and has been proposed for election at the Annual Meeting.

Michael Pegram

Mr. Michael E. Pegram is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014. Mr. Pegram is a member of the Audit Committee, Compensation Committee and Compliance Committee of the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Pegram has been a partner in the Carson Valley Inn in Minden, Nevada since June 2009 and a partner in the Bodines Casino in Carson City, Nevada since January 2007. Mr. Pegram has more than thirty years of experience owning and operating twenty-five successful McDonald's franchises. Mr. Pegram currently serves as Chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners of California and has been the owner of a number of racehorses, including 1998 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, Real Quiet, 2010 Preakness Stakes winner, Lookin at Lucky, 1998 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner and 1999 Kentucky Oaks winner, Silverbulletday, 2001 Dubai World Cup winner, Captain Steve, and the 2007 and 2008 Breeders' Cup Sprint winner, Midnight Lute. Additionally, Mr. Pegram has served as a director of Skagit State Bancorp since 1996. Mr. Pegram has been selected to serve as a director because of his extensive experience in the horse racing industry and as an investor, business owner, and director of various companies.

Roger Wagner

Mr. Roger P. Wagner is Independent Director of Eldorado Resorts, Inc. He has served as a director of the Company since September 2014 and was a member of the board of directors of MTR Gaming Group, Inc. ("MTR") from July 2010 to September 2014. Mr. Wagner is the chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Nominating and Governance Committee of the board of directors of the Company. Mr. Wagner has over forty years of experience in the gaming and hotel management industry. Mr. Wagner was a founding partner of House Advantage, LLC, a gaming consulting group that focuses on assisting gaming companies in improving market share and bottom line profits. Mr. Wagner served as Chief Operating Officer for Binion Enterprises LLC from 2008 to 2010, assisting Jack Binion in identifying gaming opportunities. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Wagner served as Chief Operating Officer of Resorts International Holdings. Mr. Wagner served as President of Horseshoe Gaming Holding Corp. from 2001 until its sale in 2004 and as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2001. Prior to joining Horseshoe, Mr. Wagner served as President of the development company for Trump Hotels & Casino Resorts from 1996 to 1998, President and Chief Operating Officer of Trump Castle Casino Resort from 1991 to 1996 and President and Chief Operating Officer of Claridge Casino Hotel from 1983 to 1991.

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