Senior Vice President, Gaming Operations
Churchill Downs Incorporated
Austin Miller was named Senior Vice President of Gaming Operations in August, 2013. Millre joined the Churchill Downs Incorporated ("CDI") family in 2007 as the Vice President of Gaming Operations at Fair Grounds in New Orleans and was CDI's first full-time casino employee. After designing and opening CDI's first brick and borter casino at Fair Grounds, Miller was promoted to President and General Manager overseeing all gaming, racing and OTB operations in Louisiana.
He left Fair Grounds in June of 2010 to become President and General Manager of Calder Casino and Race Course in Miami Gardens before being promoted to his current role at the company's headquarters in Louisville.
Today, Miller oversees all of CDI's wholly owned and joint venture gaming and affiliated racing operations in eight states. Born in Baltimore, MD., Miller came to CDI after a 15 year gaming career with Grand Casinos, Caesars Entertainment, and Harrah's Entertainment. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and lives in Louisville, KY., with his wife, Katrina.