VIP Services

Hosts at Your Service

VIP guests, such as Presidential and Elite Thunder Rewards members, may receive personalized concierge services and special attention from a casino host. VIP club services are usually based on play, subject to availability, and also may include hotel suite accommodations, limousine, special access to performances, priority seating at select restaurants, invitation-only tournaments, gaming offers and 24-hour dedicated phone assistance. A Team Member in the host office or hotel lobby would be happy to provide you with more information, or you can call casino VIP Services at 800-822-6182.

Brian Farnon

Host Brian Farnon

Born in Glendale and raised in South Lake Tahoe, Brian joined Thunder Valley carrying an extensive resume in the gaming industry. Brian worked as a VIP Services Manager with one of Tahoe’s most prominent casinos where he trained new VIP service departments nationwide.

Brian joined Thunder Valley Casino Resort as a Casino Host in May of 2003, just prior to its opening, and has since been promoted to Executive Casino Host. 

Languages: English


Cathi Curry

Host Cathi Curry

Cathi was born in Lake County and raised in Kelseyville and earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal studies with an emphasis in comparative cultures from California State University, Chico.

Before coming to Thunder Valley Casino Resort, Cathi spent 15 years in the casino industry, specializing in a variety of fields and occupations such as VIP Services and Casino Host, Events and Promotions, and Player Development.

Languages: English


Greg Ebner

Host Greg Ebner

Greg was born and raised in Pennsylvania, then relocated to Salt Lake City in his teens. He attended the University of Utah before moving to Reno and working in the casino industry there. Greg worked his way up through several Food and Beverage Management positions to VIP Services as a Casino Host in 1997. He then moved to Roseville to be part of the opening team at Thunder Valley in 2003, where he serves as an Executive Host. Greg enjoys traveling, wine tasting, skiing and gardening.

Languages: English


Leif Ekberg

Host Leif Ekberg

A California native, Leif grew up on the beaches south of Los Angeles, where his love of the ocean began. While attending California State University Long Beach's School of Business, Leif decided the world was calling him and he began his travels.

After experiencing life throughout 28 countries, he settled in Chicago and began working in the service industry, including casinos. With 3 teenage boys, a beautiful wife, a new home and a Shiba Inu named Fox, spare time is an oxymoron. However, if given the time, boating is Leif’s passion.

Languages: English


Kevin Huang

Host Kevin Huang

Kevin moved from China to the United States in 1991, and joined Thunder Valley Casino Resort in 2006. He brings with him over 10 years of restaurant experience and is also a part-time student at the California State University, Sacramento, pursuing a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.

Languages: Cantonese, Taishanese, Mandarin and English

Kevin 是一九九一年从中国搬到美国来的。他二零零六年開始在发达谷工作。他有十年的餐館經驗,而且现在在California State University, Sacramento读土木工程。Kevin会讲英文,广东话,台湾话,和普通话。


Mary Guon

Host Mary Guon

Mary is an Executive Casino Host. Born and raised in Oakland, Mary Guon relocated with her family to Sacramento in 2005 and joined Thunder Valley in 2007. She worked as a hostess in Koi Palace (now Red Lantern), then transferred to Player Development as a Casino Service Agent.

She is also currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree as an international business major at Sacramento City College. When she’s free, Mary loves spending time with her grandmother, who resides in the Bay Area.

在灣區奧克蘭出生和長大的,Mary在2005移居沙加緬度與她的家人住,並於 2007年加入發達谷。她開始在Koi Palace 被聘為 Hostess,然後轉移到Player Development VIP Service發展作為賭場貴賓服務員。後來,她晉升為賭場 Casino Host,而她擁有在客戶服務和客戶關係的豐富經驗。她也是目前正在攻讀學士學位程度作為國際企業管理。在她的業餘時間,Mary喜歡逛街, 購物,旅遊,和與她居住在灣區的祖母相處。

Languages: English, Cantonese, Taishan

Credit Application

Thunder Valley Casino Resort offers lines of credit to those who qualify. If you are interested in applying, please print and complete a credit application to be submitted by either fax or mail. See application for address and fax number.

For all other inquiries regarding this service, a Guest Services representative would be happy to assist you at (877) 867-7111.


A Deluxe King Bed, down pillows and 320 thread count sheets adorn our Beaujolais Suite.


Our Beaujolais Suite is defined by its open floor plan and airy spaces awash in natural light.


Enjoy the privacy and comfort of your own personal sauna in our Beaujolais Suite.

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Need more than one bed?  Our Deluxe Two-Queen Room is the perfect choice.

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Our luxurious guest bathrooms are inviting, comfortable and stocked with all the amenities.

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High ceilings create a spacious and comfortable feeling throughout our guestrooms.

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Our luxurious guest bathrooms are inviting, comfortable and stocked with all the amenities.


Separate living, bathing and sleeping areas are the hallmark of our Provence Suite.


Provence Bathroom


Modern design meets all the comforts of home.


Enjoy luxury at its finest in our Tuscany Suite.


Each Suite has its own unique touches, such as dining tables, pool tables, personal workout equipment and more.


The spacious living area of our Tuscany Suite is ideal for guests seeking to entertain.

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