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.
Harry Reid, the top Democrat Senate, wants Congress to examine fantasy-sports betting services. Reid’s call for action came after reports that an employee with access to insider information placed bets in the unregulated multi-billion-dollar industry.
THURSDAY FREE BOOKIES BATTLE SELECTION | Check out the free Bookies Battle selection of the day. Today's selection is from Jeff Hoose at New York-New York.
The Indianapolis Colts will face a steep challenge against the Texans in Houston on Thursday night in what amounts to a battle for first place in the weak AFC South where the four teams have a cumulative 5-10 mark.
The drought is over for the Toronto Blue Jays who will play their first postseason game in 22 years when they host the Texas Rangers in Game 1 of the American League Division series. Jays lefty David Price (-235) will face Yovani Gallardo (+215).
Station Casinos has released odds to win the College Football Heisman Trophy. In the past sportsbooks were not allowed to take bets on anything that was voted on.
- Win with helpful blackjack tips
- After 162-game season one-game playoff is cruel
- Fantasy sports seminars argue skill vs. luck
- UK's Gambling Industry in Numbers 1999 - 2015
- Harvick shows he has the clutch gene at Dover
- Amaya to enter US in force this year
- GamingToday's Bookies Battle the Point Spreads NFL