Ray Stefanelli returns to Hard Rock family as VP of Online Gaming at Atlantic City

Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has confirmed the appointment this week of Ray Stefanelli as its new Vice President of Online Gaming, directing online casino and sports marketing strategies, customer service, risk and payments.

Stefanelli is a Lynchburg College graduate and New Jersey native who has held regional gaming roles such as a Director of Operations, Director of Poker, and Executive Director of Online Gaming Poker and Casino Product. 

His latest role sees him return to the Hard Rock brand, having had experience serving as Seminole Gaming’s Director of Poker Marketing in 2013.

Property President Joe Lupo commented on the appointment, saying: “We are thrilled to welcome a 30-year industry professional like Ray back to the Hard Rock family. I am confident that Ray will continue to elevate our online gaming experience here in New Jersey, while playing an integral role in the expansion and development of the existing and future customer product with the Hard Rock Digital team.”