Boyd Gaming CEO and MGM Resorts CEO to speak at summitFebruary 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.
Keith 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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