American Casino star, executive dies.

American Casino star, executive dies.
The VP of operations at the Green Valley Ranch Station, which is the location for the Discovery Channel’s American Casino series, died Tuesday. Michael John Tata was 33; the “cause of death had not been determined” yet, the Las Vegas Sun reports. As the paper reports, he was “often seen butting heads with his colleagues on ‘American Casino,’ but he appeared well liked nontheless.” The show airs Fridays at 8 p.m. ET.

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