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Silver Slipper recognizes top June employees

Silver Slipper Casino recently recognized its June Employee and Supervisor/Manager of the Month Nominees and winners. Nominees (and winners) with General Manager John Ferrucci (center) are, from left: Jeffry Carlson (Employee of the Month), Slots; Martin Navarro (Supervisor/Manager of the Month),  Buffet Sous Chef; Samantha Reis, Group Sales; Mary Oakes, Facilities; Gillian Joseph, Soft Count; Brandon Schmid (Employee of the ...

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Silver Slipper Casino on a roll with new amenities

By LISA MONTI A casual new seafood venue and a Caribbean-inspired pool area are the newest amenities at Silver Slipper Casino Hotel in Hancock County. The Bayou Caddy Oyster Bar and the Beach Club are the latest investments that casino owner Full House Resorts has made in Silver Slipper in the last couple of years. The $20 million  hotel opened ...

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IP recognizes 6 Team Members of the Month for May

Six IP Casino Resort Spa employees were recently honored for their dedication to customer service in May. Honorees included front-of-house team members Linda Livingston (Table Games), Savanah Schraeder (Highlights Sports Lounge) and Emmalee Winston (Senses Spa & Salon); and back-of-house team members Jesse Necaise (Security), Molly Olier (Hotel) and Bryan Styron (Food & Beverage). In addition, one team member is ...

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Silver Slipper – Employee of the Month Luncheon

Silver Slipper Casino recently recognized its May 2017 Employee and Supervisor/Manager of the Month winners and nominees.  Nominees with General Manager John Ferrucci, center, are, from left: Kevin Dresback, F&B Supervisor; George Soukup, Facilities; Loryjean Farve, EVS; Danielle Leitz, Valet; Bernardine Labat, Assistant Cage/Credit Manager; Alvin Parker, Slots; Alex Gibson, Security; Rich Chase, Hotel Manager. May 2017 Employees of the ...

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Amy Elder appointed to International Association of Gaming Advisors leadership role

Amy Kebert Elder of Baker Donelson has been appointed to serve as chair of the International Association of Gaming Advisors’ Americas Advisory Committee. Elder will be responsible for coordinating IAGA’s conference in association with the American Gaming Association at the Global Gaming Expo and also advise how the IAGA should represent American issues at the 2018 IAGA Annual Gaming Summit ...

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BILL CRAWFORD: Casinos may get sports betting on the sly

Speaking of doofuses, did you see Geoff Pender’s column entitled “Did legislative leadership really fall for sports-betting rope-a-dope?” Or the earlier Mississippi Today story entitled “Lawmakers: Didn’t think law would legalize sports betting?” Lots of legislators are saying they didn’t know the bill they passed this year to tax fantasy sports betting may open the door for Mississippi casinos to ...

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Lottery panel visits neighboring states to gather information

By BOBBY HARRISON / Daily Journal Trips to neighboring states to observe their lottery operations have shed light on the types of decisions that must be made should Mississippi opt to enact a lottery, two Northeast Mississippi legislators recently said. Reps. Mac Huddleston, R-Pontotoc, and Nick Bain, D-Corinth, made trips to Little Rock last week as members of a task ...

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IP Recognizes 6 Team Members of the Month for April

Six IP Casino Resort Spa team members were recently honored for their dedication to customer service in April. Honorees included front-of-house team members Diana Gomez (Housekeeping), Elisha Martin (Highlights Sports Lounge) and Jeremy Oiler (Security); and back-of-house team members Phung Le (Room Service), Becky Rogers (Compliance) and Roy Ryan (Food & Beverage).

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BILL CRAWFORD – Voters sovereign except when they aren’t

Strong words from Governor Phil Bryant in his state-of-the-state address back in January: To the taxpayers who hear this message, rest assured your governor recognizes that you are sovereign. You, by the power of your vote, grant us the authority to govern. The Mississippi Constitution makes clear that, ‘All power is vested in and derived from the people.'” Hmmm. In ...

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