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Collinsville, IL – Melissa Helton is President and General Manager at Fairmount Park FanDuel Sportsbook & Horse Racing.
Melissa first began her career in 1998 working in casinos having always been drawn to the fast-paced excitement of the gaming industry. Determined to learn everything she could, Melissa excelled and made her way advancing and building her skills, and in 2019 she was offered a position at Fairmount and once again began rising through the ranks. Although COVID hit them hard and they had to shut down temporarily, when they reopened Melissa was offered a General Manager position and soon after became the CEO and she is passionately living her dream job. Melissa accomplishes this by making tremendous strides, changing the whole culture, and possessing the willingness to have an open-door policy for all her hard workers who find her relatable, professional, and a super motivator.
As a highly reputable Sportsbook, in Fairmount individuals walk inside to five live tellers and 15 kiosks so you can place bets across the United Sates. Clients can bet on anything in Sportsbook except horse racing, but they can certainly step outside the Sportsbook and bet.
Also known as the horse whisperer, Melissa takes precautions in maintaining exemplary care of all the horses making sure they are loved, content, remaining free of any health issues ranging from hoof care to respiratory care, so they stay in tip top shape.
Today, what Melissa is most excited about are their plans to open a racino, a combination of horse racing, casino, and a Sportsbook, within their existing building. For gamblers and enthusiasts, racinos combine the best of both worlds
For more information, visit www.fairmountpark.com