PHILADELPHIA — June 5, 2019 — The Philadelphia Business Journal recently announced Rivers Casino Philadelphia vice president and general counsel Evan Davis as a 40 Under 40 winner. The honor recognizes current and future leaders in various industries in the Greater Philadelphia area. Davis was one of the 40 recognized leaders who were selected from among over 400 nominations.

The 40 Under 40 winners were honored during the annual celebration event hosted at Rivers Casino Philadelphia on Thursday, May 30. In addition to the ceremony, the individuals were highlighted in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 special issue on Friday, May 31.

Davis joined Rivers in 2015 and oversees all legal matters for the company. He is a member of the casino’s executive team and works directly with all department leaders at the property. As an on-site resource, Davis has developed workplace policies and procedures to secure a positive impact on all levels of business operations.

A dedicated Team Member, Davis volunteers with Rivers’s philanthropic efforts, which include assisting at the Rizzo Police Athletic League center and delivering turkeys before Thanksgiving to those in need. Davis also serves on the board of directors of the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation and the board of trustees of the Bala Cynwyd Library.

Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts from Duke University and a Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as a senior editor on the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. 



Located along the Delaware Riverfront in Philadelphia, Rivers Casino Philadelphia features 1,755 slots, 105 table games, 62 hybrid gaming seats, a 28-table poker room and a designated Sportsbook area for live sports betting. The casino offers eight distinctive restaurants and bars — among them are Hugo’s Frog Bar & Chop House, Fishtown Hops and Geno’s Steaks — riverfront views, live performances in The Event Center, free parking and promotions and giveaways daily. Rivers, which opened in 2010, employs approximately 1,500 Team Members and has been voted a great place to work in Philadelphia. Rivers Casino Philadelphia is owned and operated by Rush Street Gaming and its affiliates. For more information, visit RiversCasino.com.

Jeff Shurilla
For Rivers Casino Philadelphia
267-932-8760, ext. 304
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