Morongo Casino Hosts

A Team of Friendly Professionals

Meet Morongo Casino Hosts, some of the friendliest professionals in the gaming business. You'll quickly learn why they help make Morongo the top choice among casinos near Palm Desert. 

Ying Tang

Executive Host

Ying has been a member of the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa family since coming to Los Angeles from the east coast in 2002. She prides herself on making guest visits as enjoyable as possible, going above and beyond to provide unsurpassed levels of service.

Fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, Taishanese & Vietnamese, Ying enjoys meeting new people from around the world and, in her job as Asian Player Development Executive, showing them the Good Times that Morongo is all about!

Booi Ooi

Executive Host

Over 25 years into her career in casino gaming, Booi is one of Morongo’s most experienced hosts, having helped provide countless guests across the country with unsurpassed experiences. Even after all of that time, she still enjoys the thrill of meeting new people and making them happy.

Speaking Mandarin, Cantonese, and Taiwanese, you’ll see Booi hosting her happy guests throughout Morongo, including her favorite spots – Sage Spa & Salon, Cielo, and Natural 9 Noodle Company.

Kenneth True

Casino Host

Ken has been a valued team member at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa for 11 years, and in that time has become an expert on everything we have to offer. He cites our great restaurants, beautiful pool, awesome hotel views and – of course – our guests as those things which truly set Morongo apart.

Say hello to Ken and you’ll soon understand why he’s one of the best in the business at enhancing each and every guest’s Good Time at Morongo!

Ves Nhep

Casino Host

Dedicated to delivering only the highest levels of personalized service, Ves prides himself on working closely with his guest, discovering and delivering on each of their unique gaming needs.

In his constant pursuit of guest satisfaction, which has spanned over 10 years in the gaming industry, Ves is proud to showcase all of the amenities Morongo has to offer. Fluent in Cambodian, he ably handles any preferred arrangements for his players, committed always to exceeding their utmost expectations.

Shauna Hilton

Casino Host

Shauna has been working to create unsurpassed experiences as part of the Morongo team since she was only 19 years old! In that time, many a guest’s stay has been made more memorable through Shauna’s dedication to delivering only the highest levels of personal service.

You can often find Shauna hosting her players at one of our many VIP concerts and events or treating them at Sage Spa & Salon, continuously working to build relationships and making sure they’re happy throughout their stays.

Denise Newman

Casino Host

Denise brings over 14 years of gaming experience to the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa Host team and is committed to delivering an unsurpassed level of personal service to each and every one of her guests, making each feel at home.

Make sure you say hi to Denise next time you see her treating guests to a Four Diamond meal in Cielo or hosting them at one of Morongo’s popular poolside summer concerts – her favorite!

Kuang (Betty) Feng

Casino Host

Joining the Morongo team in 2015, Betty is a UCLA graduate with extensive hospitality experience. Having worked for a tour company, in hotel operations, and in sales, she understands the true value of exemplary guest service and is ready to deliver unsurpassed experiences to each and every one of her guests.

Hosting guests in Chinese, Taiwanese, and Korean, Betty knows that a smile is the same in all languages. When you see her guests smiling, then you know she's creating unforgettable memories for them at Morongo!

Anna Qin

Casino Host

After building her career in the Hotel industry, Anna joined the Morongo team in 2016, unable to pass up the opportunity to meet Morongo’s amazing guests and help them have the great times they deserve with us. We at Morongo, not to mention our guests, couldn’t be happier!

In delivering her guests the best possible experience – in both English and Chinese –Anna excels at developing friendships with them, personalizing their trips and matching their needs and wants to Morongo’s incredible amenities - including her personal favorite, Oasis Pool!

Mylinh Whitman

Casino Host

Although born in France, Mylinh was raised in Vietnam, so she has great knowledge of Vietnamese culture and is fluent in the Vietnamese language. She arrived in the U.S. at a young age after spending several years living in the Philippines. She loves to travel, meet new people, and immerse herself in different cultures. She loves her work, and is passionate about it. Previously, Mylinh managed a retail pharmacy drugstore where she gained both sales and marketing experience. Now, she is very excited to be a part the outstanding Player Development team where she shares her beaming smile and friendly personality as a Casino Host.

Melissa Herrera

Casino Host

Melissa is passionate about providing the finest service to all guests at Morongo Casino Resort & Spa. Over the last six years working in the casino industry, Melissa has held positions as Players Club Representative, VIP Concierge, and now Casino Host. Melissa is always happy to help and is excited to be a part of the Morongo team. She can’t wait to meet you and welcome you with enthusiasm and a warm smile.

Yoonsuk Jang (Yoon)

Casino Host

Yoon was born in Seoul, Korea and joined the Morongo Family in 2021. Yoon’s education took him across the globe, as he studied in New Zealand, Australia, Great Britain, and the United States. 
As you may gather from his extensive education, Yoon is well rounded and will make navigating casino life easy. Yoon values friendships and therefore enjoys making new ones.

Brenda Diaz

Casino Host

Brenda joined Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in 2015, after moving from her hometown in Kansas City, Missouri. After spending 4 years in Morongo Rewards, she transitioned into VIP Services and worked her way to Casino Host. 
Brenda is passionate about culinary arts, her Spanish heritage, football (KC), and Stars Wars. In fact, she is considered a “VIP Services Jedi”.