Saverio R. Scheri III

President and CEO

Saverio R. Scheri III

As the president and CEO of WhiteSand Gaming, Mr. Scheri is responsible for directing casino management and consulting services for the world’s premier gaming companies, such as Wynn Resorts, MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, Boyd Gaming and many others.

In his more than 30 years of gaming and hospitality experience, Mr. Scheri has played a key role in the design, development and opening of numerous casino resorts, including Valley Forge Casino Resort, Borgata, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs, Wynn Las Vegas, Bellagio, Prairie Meadows Racetrack Casino, Showboat Atlantic City and Golden Nugget. He also has provided consulting services for many gaming and hospitality clients around the world, including MGM Resorts, Caesars Entertainment, Wynn Resorts, Boyd Gaming, Galaxy Entertainment, Landry’s, Revel Entertainment, Mohegan Sun, Marriott, Colony Capital, Trump Entertainment Resorts, Agua Caliente, Isle of Capri Casinos, Station Casinos, Hyatt, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Starwood, HIT Casinos, and Casinos Austria.

Most recently, Mr. Scheri served as president and CEO of Valley Forge Casino Resort, where he led his executive team through a successful opening of Pennsylvania’s first Category 3 Resort Casino. He also was engaged as the general manager of Morongo Casino Resort and Spa near Palm Springs, Calif., where he led the effort to increase revenues, reduce employee turnover, improve customer service and create new restaurant concepts.

Prior to joining WhiteSand, he was director of gaming consulting for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, providing consulting in such areas as feasibility studies, market demand studies, financial projections, technology solutions, marketing strategy, operations improvement and acquisitions. Prior to joining PwC, Mr. Scheri was the national director of the gaming practice with KPMG Consulting LLC. Mr. Scheri helped create and lead the national practice, providing technology, strategy and operations consulting services to the world’s largest gaming companies.

In addition, Mr. Scheri has held executive positions at Aztar Resorts, Trump Taj Mahal, Deloitte and Touche, Showboat Atlantic City, and Golden Nugget Atlantic City.

Mr. Scheri is the author of “The Casino’s Most Valuable Chip: How Technology Transformed the Gaming Industry,” used by universities in the United States and internationally. He is also the creator of the Gaming Technology Summit held in Las Vegas each year.