Jack Sours Named President, General Manager of Presque Isle Downs & Casino

ERIE, PA., (November 24, 2021) Presque Isle Downs & Casino announced today that Jack Sours has been named its new President and General Manager. With his 20 years of gaming experience, Sours brings 16 years of leadership as a General Manager working in a number of jurisdictions including Maine, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Mississippi. In addition to extensive leadership roles in gaming and hospitality management, Jack brings experience in Thoroughbred racetrack operations. His role at Presque Isle Downs & Casino will begin immediately subject to licensure and necessary approvals of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

Austin Miller, Senior Vice President of Gaming Operations for Churchill Downs Incorporated, the owner and operator of Presque Isle Downs & Casino, shared, “Jack is a skilled operator and has a proven track record of developing impressive team member and guest loyalty. He is the ideal candidate to lead Presque Isle into its next phase of growth.”

Jack currently serves as Vice President and General Manager at Oxford Casino Hotel in Oxford, Maine, where he has been responsible for the operations of the 100,000 square foot facility since planning and executing the opening in 2011. His seasoned career in gaming also includes general management roles at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack and Resort and Isle of Capri Casinos. Jack holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and a Master of Business Administration from George Mason University.

“It is incredibly exciting to bring my experience and passion for this industry to Presque Isle Downs & Casino,” Jack said. “I’m thrilled to lead another great property in the Churchill Downs Incorporated portfolio and am confident that, with this talented team, we can continue to grow the success of this unique property.”

Presque Isle Downs & Casino boasts a live Thoroughbred racetrack, over 1,500 slots and 30 table games, and features 50 self-serve sports betting kiosks at its TwinSpires Sportsbook. Located just south of I-90 Exit 27 in Erie, Pennsylvania, the entertainment venue also includes a variety of dining experiences including Churchill’s Bourbon & Brew. Additional information can be found at presqueisledowns.com.

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