PAHRUMP — Owners of the Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino have named Richard Yuhas as its new general manager.
Las Vegas-based Golden Gaming Inc. said Tuesday that Yuhas will replace Shannon Keel at the property. Company officials say Keel will take over its operations in Black Hawk, Colo.
The Pahrump Nugget has 70 hotel rooms along with more than 500 slot machines and 10 table games. The property has more than 300 workers.
Company officials say Yuhas has nearly 30 years of casino experience, including work as a field agent for gambling regulators and work as a consultant for casinos in Louisiana and South Dakota. He also worked in operations for various properties owned by Harrah’s Entertainment and Tropicana Entertainment.