Elm Tree Partners, a Dallas-based financial advisory and development firm, has recently announced a strategic partnership with Warner Gaming, a company that offers a team of experienced casino executives with capabilities covering different aspects of the gaming industry.
Warner Gaming and Elm Tree Partners Unite to Bring Cutting-Edge Technology to Gaming Industry
The partnership between Elm Tree Partners and Warner Gaming is expected to be a formidable one, with both parties bringing their development backgrounds, passion for technology, and innovation to the table. They are looking forward to delivering incredible things for their clients and customers in the market.
Bill Warner, the founder of Warner Gaming, expressed his excitement about the new collaboration: “I’ve known John for years. He’s smart, versatile, and accomplished, and he’s directed some of the best projects in the country. I’m really excited about the opportunity to collaborate with him on a variety of things.“
Upon announcing their strategic partnership with Warner Gaming, Elm Tree CEO John Asher Thompson also conveyed his utmost delight in joining forces with one of the top gaming operators and developers. Thompson acknowledged that the decades of experience that Warner and his team bring to the table will be instrumental in enhancing Elm Tree’s capabilities and their ongoing projects.
Bill Warner established Warner Gaming in 2008 with a team of highly skilled casino executives. Their collective expertise spans various aspects of the gaming industry, including but not limited to gaming operations, entertainment programming, marketing, food and beverage, regulatory compliance, finance, information systems, and analytics. The company’s extensive knowledge base and diverse skill sets make them a formidable player in the field of gaming development and operations.
Elm Tree CEO and Warner Gaming Founder Bring Wealth of Experience to the New Partnership
John Asher Thompson, CEO of Elm Tree, has been developing and financing large-scale resort and casino projects across the US for more than 20 years. He co-founded and backed SB22, a next-generation sports betting, iGaming, and free-to-play platform designed for the US market, which is modern, scalable, modular, and fully automated.
Bill Warner, the founder of Warner Gaming, brings with him decades of experience in the industry. Before founding Warner Gaming, he served as executive vice president and COO of Station Casinos, a major US gaming company headquartered in Las Vegas, where he managed a workforce of over 14,000 employees.
During his tenure, the company grew from one casino to 14 casino properties, including seven integrated resorts. His role included overseeing all gaming and non-gaming operations, and he was responsible for the development of 12 greenfield casino projects and the management of casino operations in both regional and destination markets.
Warner also recently launched OPTX Solutions, a revolutionary technology platform designed to harness the power of data and provide casino management with a system for increasing profitability, revenue, and guest satisfaction.