Casino Shift Manager at Gateway Casinos & Entertainment

Ajay, worked for Great Canadian Casinos, opening View Royal Casino in 2001-2003, then opening the flagship property of River Rock Casino from 2003-2007.

Joined Celebrity Cruise Lines from 2007-2011, learning more aspects of casino operations and visiting many exotic ports of call.

In 2011, joined Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, at Starlight Casino in New Westminster, as a Pit Manager.

In 2014, joined Paragon Gaming at the Edgewater Casino, as a Casino Shift Manager – transitioning into Parq Vancouver in September 2016-2018. Recently, in September of 2018, got an opportunity to return to Gateway Casinos & Entertainment – to their flagship property Grand Villa Casino, in Burnaby.


Mike has built a career managing a list of elite patrons in the gaming industry with close to a decade of experience in the customer development field.

He worked as a Casino Host for Casino Rama prior to taking a position in Vancouver at Parq as a customer development executive.

Paul Ahluwalia
Director, Business Development at the Canadian Casino Gaming Collage

Paul has over 20+ years of casino experience in the BC Gaming & Entertainment industry. From his industry start in slots all the way to senior management positions including Vice-President & General Manager, he has excelled at every level of service and understands all aspects of large-scale operations. His passion for gaming and ability to create a thriving organization has helped him become a recognized leader in BC’s casino industry.

During his career, he has helped open four casinos, and recently in 2017 played an integral role with launch of a premiere luxury urban resort named Parq Vancouver.

Sager Ghai
Executive of Customer Development at Parq Casino

Sager has 18 Years in the gaming industry previous opening View Royal Casino, River Rock, Hard Rock Vancouver. Sager has also worked at Edgewater Casino and was part of the opening team at Parq Vancouver.

He has held a variety of positions including Dealer, Dealer Supervisor, Floor Manager, Card Dealer Trainer, GMS system trainer and his current position as Executive Host.


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