The trade group for Atlantic City’s nine casinos named a veteran casino executive as its new president Thursday.

Mark Giannantonio has more than 35 years’ experience in the casino industry, and has been president and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel since 2012. Before that, he was president and CEO of Tropicana Atlantic City.

The Casino Association of New Jersey advocates for Atlantic City’s casinos, including in their interactions with state legislators on issues of interest to the casinos and the resort as a whole. Read More from Press of Atlantic City.