About Us

Mike Kari, Owner


 Mike has been working in the entertainment industry and building this business since 1996. He is a retired Navy veteran who gives back to the communities he serves by providing non-profit organizations a chance to raise funds through casino events. 

He also provides companies the best entertainment for their events! From small gatherings to large corporate events, Aces & 8's can provide the excitement that every party craves, at a reasonable price. 

Julie Freedman, Event Specialist


Julie brings with her over 30 years experience in business operations and non-profit fundraising.  She will work with you from your initial contact to the end of your event to ensure that it is successful.  

She is available via email, phone or text throughout the process to answer any questions you might have.  In addition to organizing events, she enjoys getting out from behind the desk and dealing games at your event,

Brian Harren, Operations


Brian has been with Aces & Eights for over 10 years.  He can look at any venue and tell you how many tables can fit and best way to arrange them.

He also is one of our clients favorite dealers, often found at the craps table, teaching our guest and ensuring everyone has an incredible experience.