Daniele Ammannati Player Development Manager
Phone Number: 954.364.2045
A native of Florence, Italy, Daniele (dan-yell-ee) immigrated to Tampa Bay, FL at the age of nine. In 2012, he moved to Atlantic City, NJ to make a career change from 10 years in the Financial Marketing industry to Player Development where he started as a Casino Host at the former Revel Hotel & Casino. In 2014, Daniele was hired as a Casino Host at the Seminole Classic Casino. Since then, he’s been promoted to Executive Casino Host and in 2016 he became our Player Development Manager. Daniele’s main focus is to ensure that our loyal guests at Classic receive the best level of service! He also makes certain his team shares the same vision! Daniele’s hobbies include: skiing, traveling the world, and taking every opportunity to speak Italian with any fellow “paesano” he meets!
Antony Nguyen Executive Host
Phone Number: 954.495.3712
Antony “Tony” was born in Vietnam. He lived in Hong Kong and Canada prior to moving to Florida in 2004. He holds degrees from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Electronic Engineering and is also a graduate of the Casino Career Institute. He is fluent in Vietnamese and English and also speaks some Cantonese. Prior to joining the Classic Casino Host team in September 2013, he managed the daily operations of Edo Japanese Restaurant for 10 years. With over 20 years of experience in the guest service field, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the Classic family. Antony’s can do attitude, his warm welcomes and his comedic style are sure to make him a stand out!
Leslie Aguirre Executive Host
Phone Number: 954.270.6547
Steadmond Smith Executive host
Phone Number: 954.892.7964
Steadmond was raised in South Florida and attended the University of Florida where he received a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. After 20 years in Commissioned Retail and 10 years in Financial Services, Steadmond transitioned into Casino industry in 2015. In that time, he has worked in VIP Services, Promotions, Casino Credit, and Player Development. Steadmond is always friendly and always smiling; he is happy to give every guest the best “Classic” service!
Adam Ferrara Executive Host
Phone Number: 954.248.7769
Adam was born in New York and raised in sunny South Florida. He is an alumni of North Miami Beach High School and after graduation, Adam enrolled in Casino School with focus on Player Development and Casino Management. During Adam’s first five years in the business, he honed his Player Development skills on the Costa Rivera and Carnival Holiday. Adam then transitioned to Nassau’s Crystal Palace where he rose the ranks into Casino Management. In 2007, Adam was appointed to the Director of Player Development at the Isle Casino in Freeport, Bahamas and opened the Isle Casino and Racing in Pompano Beach, Florida. Before coming to the Classic in 2018, Adam was the Managing Partner of the Casino Royale in Trinidad and Tobago. Adam brings three decades of experience to our property; he loves the industry and the VIPs he hosts!
Apradha Rampersaud Casino Host
Phone Number: 954.809.4065
A native of Guyana, Apradha started working for the Seminole Tribe of Florida in 2014 as a Players Club Representative at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino. One year later, she became a Slot Attendant and Slot Supervisor. In April 2018 she finally landed her dream career position as a Casino Host at the Seminole Classic Casino! Apradha feels the best part of working at Classic is meeting people from all walks of life and takes great pride in building long lasting relationships with each guest. When Apradha is not with her Classic Family, you can find her spending quality time with her loved ones.
Dawn Marie Paragone Casino Host
Phone Number: 954.504.7588
Dawn Marie, originally from Long Island New York moved to South Florida at the age of nine. She worked at the Design Center of the Americas for 10 years and also designed jewelry for small businesses. She made her career change into the Casino industry over five years ago. She enjoys making her guests feel at home, is a great listener, and goes above and beyond to make your gaming experience a great one!
Jennifer Hernandez Casino Host
Phone Number: 954.995.4977
Originally from Havana Cuba, Jennifer moved to South Florida at the age of three. She started working at Classic in 2012 as a server at our original Classic Buffet. Since then, Jennifer has worked as a Players Club Rep and in 2016 became a Casino Host. Jennifer enjoys socializing and assisting guests on the casino floor and they love her cheerful and bubbly personality! In addition to speaking Spanish, Jennifer is always eager to assist with whatever you need to make your experience at Classic an unforgettable one! In her free time, Jennifer enjoys spending time at the gym and with her family.
Kevin Giraldo Casino Host
Phone Number: 954.579.3389
Kevin joined the Seminole Gaming family in December of 2010 as a Security Officer for seven years at our Coconut Creek property. He was promoted to Supervisor where he participated in the Leadership Development Academy. Kevin also bartended at Classic part-time for over a year prior to joining us full-time as a Casino Host. Kevin is a great listener, speaks fluent Spanish, has a very outgoing personality and knows what it takes to take care of our guests.
Samantha Negron Casino Host
Phone Number: 754.228.9337
Originally from New York, Samantha moved to Pennsylvania at the age of 15. Throughout her career, she’s held various positions in Customer Service. In 2014, Samantha found her true passion at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, PA where she became a Casino Host. In 2018 she moved down to South Florida to continue her career in Player Development at Classic! Samantha’s sense of humor and bubbly personality is what keeps bringing her guests back to visit! When Samantha’s not at work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family.
Gabriel Caballero Casino Host
Phone Number: 954.393.6505
Originally from Chicago, Gabriel moved to South Florida and immersed himself in the Performing Arts by playing at music venues all over the state for several years. He has held several management and supervisor roles before being hired at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino as a Slot CSR. Gabriel spent 5 years at Creek perfecting his guest relationship skills and eventually made his way over to the Classic family in 2018 as a Casino Host. Gabriel is great at making conversation and is a very relatable individual. You’ll always see Gabriel on the floor with his big smile socializing with our Classic guests. His goal as a Host is to always have guest leave with a smile and a memory of their excellent experience. When not at work, Gabriel loves traveling to attend concerts and is a huge fan of travelling to Orlando to visit the theme parks!.
Must be at least 21 years old to play Slots, Table Games or to receive Seminole Wild Card benefits. Must be 18 or older to play Bingo and Live Poker. Persons who have been trespassed or banned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida or those who have opted into the self-exclusion program are not eligible. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call 1-888-ADMIT-IT.