Staff & Board

Anna Thomas

GameSense Advisor

Anna Thomas is a GameSense Advisor stationed at Encore Boston Harbor. She combines a deep knowledge of consumer marketing with interpersonal skills and a commitment to excellence.

Anna previously forged a career ranging from business, sales and operations management, and education. She managed brand messaging for the New England Patriots before spending time working in the Massachusetts cannabis industry. Anna drew on her ability to build positive relationships and manage outreach as a service and sales host at Plainridge Park Casino. There, she received the GameSense Award of Excellence for her efforts supporting the Voluntary Self-Exclusion program. Today, she enjoys educating patrons and is looking forward to engaging her communities in a new way — as a GSA.

Originally from Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Anna holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Bryant University and speaks a little Aromanian, Italian, and Spanish. She is the proud mother of two extremely adorable, energetic Australian Shepherd pups.

Her job in her words

“As a GameSense Advisor, I educate patrons on the rules and realities of casino gambling, sharing responsible tools and resources. With this information, we encourage them to make decisions supportive of their happiness and health.”

Ask her about: 

Her volunteering, Lower-Risk Gambling Guidelines, being a member of the High Pointers Club, somatic healing, all things music from Led Zeppelin and 70s rock to hip-hop, Aromanian music, and classical masterpieces, brand marketing.