The Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino named Joanne Israel general manager of the downtown gaming complex. She had been corporate director of finance operations for the casino’s owner, Seneca Gaming Corp.
The casino is in the midst of an expansion that will add 300 additional slot machines, new table games and a new restaurant. The casino, which currently employs about 500 people, is expected to add about 300 workers when the expansion is complete.
Israel, an accountant, has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s of business administration from Niagara University.