Manager of the Year: Sarah Scales

Manager of the Year: Sarah Scales
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 07/02/2016
Sarah Scales, our Kitchen Manager at WinStar World Casino, won the Traditions Spirits Small Property Manager of the Year award in 2015. As part of her reward, we gave her a travel voucher and she recently cashed in on it, taking a 5-day trip to Jamaica with her boyfriend! Read More

Q&A: Renea Bell

Q&A: Renea Bell
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 06/01/2016
Renea Bell, GM at Kitchen 44 inside Newcastle Casino, has been in our family since the beginning of 2012 and has experience at several of our properties including the beverage department at Goldsby Gaming Center, Fork Cafe & Brook Bar at Saltcreek Casino, and Aces Sports Grill at Chisholm Trail Casino. She's always willing to jump in and help out where needed and strives to lead her team to success no matter where she is! Read More

Q&A: Matt Clark

Q&A: Matt Clark
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 04/21/2016
Matt Clark, Beverage Director at Riverwind Casino, has been with us for almost a decade! In our most recent Q&A, we asked him about his favorite memories working here, and what he enjoys most about his job. Read More

Star Supervisor Outing: Dallas BBQ, Burgers & Beer Tour

Star Supervisor Outing: Dallas BBQ, Burgers & Beer Tour
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 04/21/2016
Our Star Supervisors for the first half of 2016 were treated to a day trip in Dallas, TX, where they went on a food tour of Trinity Groves, Deep Ellum and the Bishop Arts District. Read More

2015 Employees of the Year

2015 Employees of the Year
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 03/14/2016
The 2015 Employee of the Year dinner and reception was held on March 10th, 2016, at the Harper and Copper Room event center in downtown Ardmore. The fifteen employees of the year were recognized by their managers, and the company-wide Employee of the Year was announced! Read More

Q&A with Brad Morris

Q&A with Brad Morris
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 02/02/2016
Brad Morris has been involved in several of our operations for the past four years. He currently leads the team at our restaurant, Springs at the Artesian, as the Food & Beverage Director. In this Q&A, Brad shares a few of his favorite things about his facility. Read More

The Spirit Tree Program

The Spirit Tree Program
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 01/06/2016
A few years ago, our WinStar Admin family developed a program called the "Spirit Tree." We ask our employees to submit information on families (Spirits) in need who could use a little help buying gifts for their children this Christmas, and we hang their requests on our Christmas trees. This year's turnout was the best ever. Read More

Q&A with Brett Deignan

Q&A with Brett Deignan
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 11/30/2015
Brett Deignan has been an integral part of the Traditions Spirits family at Riverwind Casino and Newcastle Casino since 2007. Read on to find out what he loves most about his job, his restaurant and his employees! Read More

Kitchen 44 at Newcastle Casino

Kitchen 44 at Newcastle Casino
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 11/01/2015
We recently opened our newest unique restaurant concept, Kitchen 44, named for the interstate that runs right outside our location inside Newcastle Casino. Read More

Employees of the Quarter: Q3

Employees of the Quarter: Q3
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 10/29/2015
Congratulations to our Employees of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2015! These employees are selected by their managers and coworkers at qualifying outlets based on a thorough set of criteria. Read More

Catch & Release

Catch & Release
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 10/05/2015
I’ve known Skip Hart for 8 years and didn’t learn until recently that he loves to fish. I mean, he loves it. I think I saw tears well up in his eyes the first time I asked him about fishing. It was then that I realized there was a lot about Skip I didn’t know... I asked him if I could go to his special little fishing hole with him so I could ask him some questions about his journey to becoming the VP of Culinary Innovations for Traditions Spirits. Read More

Star Supervisor Outing: Topgolf

Star Supervisor Outing: Topgolf
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 09/17/2015
Today, we took our Star Supervisors out to Topgolf in Oklahoma City for a day of camaraderie, friendly competition, and appreciation. Our fantastic partners at Red Bull hosted the outing, providing lunch, beverages, and three hours of golf. Read More

What's Shakin'?

What's Shakin'?
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 09/16/2015
On Wednesday, September 2nd, 12 bartenders from Oklahoma Restaurant Association-member restaurants brought their A-game to the Cox Convention Center, competing in the second annual Cocktail Shakedown. The talented mixologists handcrafted five original cocktails over the course of three timed rounds in the hopes of taking home their share of over $3,500 in prizes. Read More

Family Traditions: Employee Picnic

Family Traditions: Employee Picnic
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 09/14/2015
On Sunday, September 13th, we had our annual Employee Picnic for our northern outlets. We enjoyed a DJ, gave away lots of gifts, and had a bounce house and face painting for the young at heart! Read More

Front Row Sports Bar

Front Row Sports Bar
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 08/27/2015
Our newest outlet, Front Row Sports Bar inside Newcastle Casino, is now open for business! Read More

Q&A with Chelsey Caldwell

Q&A with Chelsey Caldwell
Posted by Shelby Wilson on 08/27/2015
Chelsey Caldwell was recently promoted to the Assistant General Manager position at Capisce Ristorante Italiano inside WinStar World Casino & Resort. We wanted to get to know more about her on a personal level with this Q&A! Read More