Girard Hendelman – President

With years of experience in the casino party and casino rental industry, Girard struck out on this his own in 2014.  Determined to provide exceptional casino themed parties with outstanding service, he launched GSH Group Casino Parties.  Girard is extremely involved in all aspects of the parties GSH organizes.  He oversees all the details to ensure that every party is a success.  Known for his superior training skills, Girard carefully manages the training all GSH’s dealers so that each dealer is not only proficient as a dealer, but also able to instruct participants in the basic elements and strategy of the games.  Dedicated to the success of GSH and the satisfaction of every customer, Girard is often on hand at party events, ensuring that everyone is having a good time.


Mike Oboikovitz – General Manager

Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Mike began dealing at the young age of 14 in the casino theme party business in Florida.  After moving to Chicago, Mike quickly made a name for himself in the Chicago market as a great dealer. He soon transitioned to conducting events, eventually becoming the general manager of one of the big casino-themed event companies.  In 2015, Mike came on board with the GSH Group and we were ready to take on the industry giants.  Mike is known for his handy wood-working skills and always inspects and fixes our equipment after every event.  Mike is often in attendance at our party events.


Kevin Muckian – Operations & Warehouse Manager

Kevin has served as a delivery guy for the better part of the last decade, so his customer service and driving experience fit in well with the GSH team. In the last 4 years, he has learned to deal every game we have to offer. In addition to working for GSH, Kevin is also a full-time student at Columbia College Chicago studying Comedy Writing and Performance.  Rest assured that when he has at your party, he will be bringing the fun(ny).

Jessica O’Connell – Events Director


Jessica joined the GSH team in February 2021!   Her enthusiasm and experience are perfect as the first point of contact to deliver first-class service to our clients!  She is ready to assist in planning your casino party and answering all your questions so you can have a memorable experience!   She brings over 20 years of experience in Relationship Management, Project Management, and Business Development.  She has lived in Las Vegas and has been a casino gaming enthusiast for 25 + years!  You can say she’s an expert on a quality ‘Casino Experience’.

A Great Team

Girard, Mike, Viki, and Kevin are the youngest team in the casino party and casino rental industry, and you will appreciate the energy and determination we bring to the business.  Chances are you will have at least one of us at your event.  We work hard to make sure that every detail of your event is perfect.