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Boyd Gaming CEO and MGM Resorts CEO to speak at summit February 27, 2012 8:39 PM by Ray Poirier

Two major Las Vegas gaming leaders will be among the participants in the Southern Gaming Summit to be held May 8-10 in Biloxi, Mississippi.

More Casino Industry ArticlesKeith Smith, president and CEO of Boyd Gaming, will deliver the keynote address on May 9 while Jim Murren, chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International, will be the principal speaker the following day.

The event is being co-produced by the Mississippi Casino Operators Association and BNP Media Gaming Group.

Boyd Gaming recently entered the Biloxi gaming market with the purchase of the IP Casino while MGM has been a fixture for a number of years with its Beau Rivage.

 

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Pennsylvania casinos are reporting a slight increase in revenue from table games. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Wednesday that revenue from table games totaled $67.9 million last month, up nearly 1 percent from a year ago.

Rampart Casino will officially open the doors to its long-awaited Bingo Room on Saturday, April 19, in conjunction with its 15-year anniversary and “15 Years of Fun” initiative.

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered. The Borgata enhanced security and introduced more intricate chips for its poker tournament last week.

Foxwoods Resort Casino and the Mohegan Sun, Connecticut’s Indian-run casinos, say slot machine revenue fell sharply in March. Foxwoods Resort Casino cited an “ultra-competitive” market.

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