Casino Hosts


At Legends Bay Casino, our guests are our priority—especially our LB Rewards members. We appreciate you and want you to have an amazing experience. Our Casino Hosts are here to help make that happen. Get to know our team by clicking on their photos, or just stop in and say hi.

Casino Host - Lutrell Christian

“I look forward to helping you become LEGENDARY… at Legends Bay Casino.”

Lutrell was born in raised in rural Virginia. He spent most of his career in business development for Xerox, Honeywell, and Citicorp Diners Club before becoming Marketing and Sales Manager for two casinos in Jackpot, Nevada. Lutrell has a BA from Michigan State University, an MBA from UCLA, and holds two U.S. Patents for a wireless technology invention.

Fun Fact: Lutrell is an avid cyclist and pedaled across the U.S.!

Lutrell Christian

Executive Casino Host

Cell 775-420-9702


Casino Host - Patricia Cu

“I love what I do and I do what I love. My mission as a Casino Host is to build lasting relationships and great memories for our guests.”

Patricia was born in the Philippines and has called Reno-Sparks her home for more than 20 years. She is a natural “tour guide” when family and friends visit, and loves to take them sightseeing and exploring. Patricia has seven years of experience in the gaming industry working in promotions and as a lead host for VIPs. “No request is ever too small or too big” is her motto! Her passion is understanding guests and being attentive to details so that she can create a fun playing and dining experience.

Fun Fact: Patricia loves hosting family functions and is famous for her gourmet meals.

Patricia Cu

Casino Host

Cell 775-870-5337


Casino Host - Kenneth “Sal” Salazar

“I am passionate about what I do and will make your gaming experience enjoyable and memorable.”

Sal is a casino industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in Nevada, California, and Washington. His first casino job was as a sportsbook writer at Harrah’s Reno. During his career he’s held positions in food & beverage, table games, transportation, poker, keno, slots, and marketing.

Fun Fact: Sal played college baseball for five years.

Kenneth “Sal” Salazar

Casino Host

Cell 775-560-7844


Casino Host - Stephen Stilwell

“I believe in ‘Ultra Customer Service’ and I am compassionate about every guest and their needs as a player.”

Stephen is a California native and lived in Sacramento for 40 years. He opened Thunder Valley Casino in 2003 as Beverage Manager, and quickly transitioned to working one on one with players. His hobbies are playing golf, spending time with family and friends, and fishing. For Stephen, being a host is a dream job because he loves being around people—especially people having fun. His mission is to go above and beyond to make sure guests feel appreciated and have a great experience.

Fun Fact: Stephen is an avid fisherman…ask him about that 10-pound trout he caught on Folsom Lake!

Stephen Stillwell

Director of Player Development