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Soo Kim

Korean/American

Chairman
Bally's Corporation

Soo Kim currently serves as Chairman of Bally's Corporation and has been an Independent Director of Bally's Corporation since 2016.

Education
  • Princeton University
    1993 - 1997
  • Stuyvesant High School
    1989 - 1993

MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS

After completing the Tropicana Las Vegas takeover deal September 2022, Bally's started focusing on the upcoming casino at 777 West Chicago Avenue in River West.

The state-of-the-art permanent facility is scheduled to open in June 2026 and is expected to reach 4.5 million admissions annually.

AWARDS

In 2022, Kim received an Excellence in Philanthropy Award from PISTE (Prescod Institute for Sport, Teamwork and Education), a community fencing programme that provides students with pathways to become champions, leaders, and scholars through the martial art of fencing.

Back in 2021, Kim took home the award for 'American Executive of the Year' at the Global Gaming Awards:

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Soo Kim took home the award for 'American Executive of the Year' at the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2021

View GGA Las Vegas 2021

EMPLOYMENT

He is the founding partner of Standard General, an investment firm, as he also serves as the firm's Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer.

Kim is the Co-Founder of Cyrus Capital Partners, and was in charge of special situations strategies at Och-Ziff Capital Management from 1999 to 2005, where he was a Principal and Co-Founder of the fixed income business.

Before Och-Ziff Capital Management, Soo Kim was an Analyst for the Capital Management Group at Bankers Trust Company between 1997 and 1999.

Kim is a former board member of Greektown Superholdings and Media General, and the Board of Managers of ALST Casino Holdco.

PRODUCTS LAUNCHED

In August 2022, Bally's signed a marketing partnership which designated Bally Bet as an official sports betting partner of the MLB World Series Championship - Bally's first sports agreement in New York.


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