Alidad Tash has been in the gaming industry since 2000, starting on the Las Vegas strip at the Venetian, and continuing on to Macao twelve years ago. He was on the opening team at Venetian Macao, the first Cotai property, leading the analytics department. While there, he popularized the now-ubiquitous No Commission Baccarat.
Alidad moved on to City of Dreams in 2010, later opening Studio City, while overseeing 5,000+ employees as the SVP of Gaming Operations & Strategy. During his six-years there, City of Dreams became the ultimate premium mass destination in Macao, featuring the highest hold percentage, and win per unit in mass table games.
Alidad is currently SVP, Gaming & Strategy at 2nt8 Limited, a consultancy specializing in Asian gaming. Alidad has obtained two master’s degrees, in Mechanical Engineering from UC Santa Barbara, and Statistics from USC. Prior to joining the casino industry, he worked in the medical statistics and credit card industry.