Meruelo Group selects Paul Hobson to lead SLS Las Vegas

Meruelo Group selects Paul Hobson to lead SLS Las Vegas

April 09, 2018 10:01 AM
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Meruelo Group, the new owner/operator of the SLS Las Vegas has selected Paul Hobson, a 27-year casino industry veteran, to lead the Las Vegas Strip property. Hobson will have the title of Senior Vice President and General Manager

Meruelo announced the completion of the acquisition of SLS Las Vegas and its new leader in a statement late last week. The company received final approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to buy the SLS on March 22.

Hobson had run the 2,429-room Stratosphere, located near the SLS, from 2011 through 2017. Previously, he led the Aquarius in Laughlin. He has also held senior management positions with MGM Resorts International, Caesars Entertainment and Affinity Gaming.

“Paul Hobson brings extensive experience in gaming and hospitality and valued insight into the ever-evolving North Las Vegas Strip to SLS Las Vegas,” said Alex Meruelo, owner of The Meruelo Group, in a statement.