Meet Our Hosts
RANDY AKSTULL - Casino Host
Randy is a Troy, New York native who currently calls Ballston Spa home. She has been a Casino Host since 2005 and is beloved by all guests of Saratoga Casino and Raceway. Randy’s ability to enhance the guest experience is a true benefit to our Player Extras Club members. She has a wealth of knowledge regarding all casino activity as well as the greater Capital Region. Stop in and say Hi to Randy on your next visit and she’ll be happy to assist or answer any questions you may have.
CELIA CALBONE - Player Extras Club Manager
A resident of Saratoga Springs, New York and graduate of SUNY Plattsburgh, Celia brings her experiences as Casino Host and Tour and Travel Associate to her position as the Player Extras Club Manager. Celia’s delightful personality brings additional excitement to Saratoga Casino and Raceway’s promotions. Celia enjoys introducing guests to the perks and rewards of the Player Extras Club and building long-lasting relationships with our loyal guests.
BRITTANY HARRINGTON - Casino Host
A native of Saratoga Springs, New York and a graduate of SUNY Cobleskill, Brittany quickly excelled as a Lead Representative at the Player Extras Club. Brittany brings her hotel operations experience to SCR and focuses on creating special experiences for all guests. Brittany looks forward to working with both new and existing Player Extras Club members to ensure they have the best gaming experience possible.
MATTHEW ROSE - Casino Host
A native of Gloversville, New York and graduate of SUNY Cortland, Matt joined Saratoga Casino and Raceway as a Player Extras Club Representative and quickly began building relationships with our guests. As a member of our Casino Host team, Matt has continued creating great friendships with patrons of SCR. Matt brings his prior experiences in tourism and customer service to his role at Saratoga Casino and Raceway and he is always eager to make sure all guests are enjoying the full extent of their visit.
BRIAN SIMPSON - Executive Player Relations Manager
A Malta, New York resident and graduate of Siena College in Loudonville, Brian joined Saratoga Casino and Raceway from the Edison Golf Club in Rexford where he spent several years providing excellent service to the club’s membership. During his time as a Casino Host and then Player Extras Club Manager, Brian gained valuable knowledge which he applies towards creating an enjoyable experience for each guest. Brian hopes to continue building friendships while providing guests with an exceptional gaming experience.
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