A former Tunica, Mississippi, casino employee said he was fired from his supervisory job because he is Jewish.
A federal jury agreed with him.
In U.S. District Court in Greenville, a jury awarded Marc Silverberg $578,000 last week in his discrimination lawsuit against Sam’s Town Casino & Gambling Hall in Tunica.
However, casino officials said Silverberg wasn’t terminated because of his ethnicity but rather for poor performance that didn’t improve after he was placed on a performance improvement plan.
Silverberg was Sam’s Town Casino’s food and beverage director, supervising about 270 employees, from May 10, 2006, until Aug. 22, 2008, when he was fired.
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