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Tim Bryant
President, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots
Senior Vice President, Churchill Downs Incorporated

Tim Bryant was named president of Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and senior vice president of Churchill Downs Incorporated on April 20, 2010. He brought with him more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry.

Prior to joining Fair Grounds he spent four years at Harrah’s New Orleans. As vice president of operations and finance (2008-2010), Bryant oversaw all aspects of the Finance, Hotel, Food & Beverage, Retail and Customer Service operations. As vice president of finance and administration (2006-2008), he supervised Finance, Information Technology, Risk Management, Compliance and DBE (Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) Compliance.

Bryant joined the gaming business in 1995 as senior internal auditor for Argosy Gaming Company, preparing and conducting audits in five jurisdictions around the Midwest and South, including Louisiana. He later was promoted to Internal Audit Supervisor.

Bryant spent six years, 1997-2003, with Park Place Entertainment and the company’s subsequent incarnation, Caesars Entertainment. As his role evolved through several promotions, Bryant’s title changed accordingly, from internal audit manager (Caesars Indiana) to operational accounting manager (Caesars Indiana) to director of cage and credit (Caesars Indiana) to controller (Grand Casino – Gulfport).

Bryant joined Harrah’s East Chicago in 2003 as director of casino finance and was shortly thereafter promoted to director of finance. In 2005, he moved to Harrah’s Joliet with a promotion to vice president of finance & administration and remained at that Illinois property until his transfer to New Orleans in 2006.

Bryant began his career as an internal auditor with Ferrellgas in Liberty, Mo. He is a 1992 graduate of the University of Central Missouri.

Jason Boulet
Senior Director of Racing, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

Racing Secretary, Jason Boulet, was named Sr. Director of Racing at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots in 2015. Jason oversees all things related to the Racing Office, Racing Surfaces, Backstretch/Stall Operations, and Horsemen Relations.

Bradley Bryant
Senior Director of Operations, Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots

Bradley Bryant worked within the casino industry in Las Vegas from 1997-2008. In 2010, Brad moved to Mandeville, La and began working with Fair Grounds OTB & Casinos where he served as a Manager of our Covington & Metairie locations from 2010-2013. In 2014, Brad was promoted to OTB Operations Manager and then became Customer Relations Manager at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in 2015. Brad was named Sr. Director of Operations mid-2015 and now oversees both Slots and Racing Departments that interact with guests. Those departments include: Valet, Admissions, Programs/Forms, Pari-Mutuel and the customer VIP Stakes Room.