Our Casino Hosts are at the heart of the guest Xperience. They take pride in developing relationships with our guests to ensure they have an Xciting visit at Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort, where we are making dreams a reality, one guest at a time.

Additionally, Casino Hosts provide select Xperience Players Club members with invitations to Xclusive events, special gaming offers, and much more! These added benefits may be based on play and are subject to availability.

Read below to find out more about our Casino Hosts and their diverse backgrounds!


Krista Peterson Player Development Manager

Before transitioning to Player Development, Krista Peterson served guests in Food & Beverage as a member of the Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort family.

Krista’s thirst for knowledge, combined with her bubbly personality, infectious laugh, and passion for growing relationships with guests, makes her a natural fit with the Player Development Team.

“I love making people happy,” Krista says. “Whether it’s a quick smile as I am walking across the casino floor or stopping to help a guest, I am always looking to create the best Xperience and make an instant connection with our guests.”

She is Xcited to utilize her skills and work closely with the Casino Hosts to provide Xceptional service every time guests visit Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort!

Phone: 360.572.3765
Cell: 360.630.3259
Email: pd@angelofthewinds.com


Jayci Koning Executive Casino Host

Jayci Koning has been a Team Member at Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort for five years. She started out in Food & Beverage before moving into her current role as a Casino Host. By moving up within Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort, Jayci has formed friendships with her fellow Team Members to where she considers them family.

In addition to growing the relationships with her Team Members, she is Xcited to continue working with guests and is focused on bringing more fun, laughter, and happiness to the casino floor.

“We want to treat them well and make sure they’re happy each time they visit Angel Of The Winds,” Jayci says of guests. “I love to talk with people and learn their stories.”

Whether she is helping guests or chatting with them about old TV shows and movies, Jayci hopes to use her passion for providing Xcellent service to build relationships with guests and be a face on the Casino Floor that everyone knows!

Phone: 360.572.3765
Cell: 360.722.9617
Email: pd@angelofthewinds.com


Phong La Executive Casino Host

Phong La has played with cards all of his life, so it’s natural that he’s made a career out of it! Phong has been a Team Member at Angel Of The Winds for a little over a year, but his career in the gaming industry has spanned 14 years and included work as a Dealer, Pit Manager, and Table Games Supervisor.

Along with using his background to attract clientele to Table Games, Phong hopes to utilize his ability to speak both English and Vietnamese fluently, as well as his knowledge of common phrases in both Cantonese and Mandarin, to connect with guests and provide them a great Xperience that they’ll share with others.

“My passion is Xperience,” Phong says of serving guests. “That’s the most important thing is they have a great Xperience. That, to me, is the ultimate end goal of a successful host.”

As Angel Of The Winds continues to Xpand, Phong looks forward to conquering new challenges as a Casino Host and growing with the property!

Phone: 360.572.3765
Cell: 360.399.3209
Email: pd@angelofthewinds.com


Calyssa Richardson Executive Casino Host

Calyssa Richardson has been at Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort since 2014. She started in Food & Beverage before transitioning into Marketing and her current role.

Building relationships with guests is Xtremely important to Calyssa, which is why she’s Xcited to be an Executive Casino Host. When thinking about her favorite part of the job, Calyssa says, “being able to build those relationships and have that day-to-day friendship with guests.”

Calyssa hopes to make new connections with guests and discover what they enjoy, so she can create an unforgettable Xperience for them. As for Calyssa, she enjoys all varieties of music and is an avid concert fan.

The next time you see her on the casino floor, stop and say hello. She’s always looking to welcome guests into the Angel Of The Winds Casino Resort family!

Phone: 360.572.3765
Cell: 360.770.4782
Email: pd@angelofthewinds.com