Casino Hosts

Meet Our Hosts

Reza Bahri

Reza was born in Iran and came to the US at age of 17. After graduating from San Jose State University with a degree in Business Administration, he went on to the Service and Hospitality Industry, serving 20 years in a private Golf and Country Club. Reza has over 18 years in Hotel Casino Hospitality and has been with Black Oak Casino Resort for 10 years. He enjoys golfing, soccer and playing guitar, but what he really enjoys is our guests.

Language: English, Persian (Farsi)

Anna Rahn

Anna was born in La Jolla, California. With her father being in the Marines for 20 years she lived in many states and overseas. She has over 40 years in the Guest Service industry. Anna has been at Black Oak Casino Resort for 10 years. She started as a retail clerk in The Gift Basket, then transferred to our Slot department prior to becoming a casino host. She loves camping, kayaking and hiking but what she loves most is putting a smile on our guests faces.

Language: English, some Spanish and Japanese

Cheryl Russo

Cheryl was born in Berkeley, California and moved to Tuolumne County in 1977 to enjoy the mountain air and build her home, which she still lives in to this day. She has four children, two grandchildren and one on the way. She is an original Team Member at Black Oak Casino Resort, where she served up fun at The Black Oak Café. Noticing all of Cheryl’s talents, she was made one of the first Supervisors when Black Oak Casino Resort established the Players Club. She is always the “Party Girl” and loves putting on the VIP events, but what you will get from her is genuine guest service and someone who truly loves her job.

Language: English, Sign Language

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