Brenda Temple has been named General Manager and Bret Cox has been named Assistant General Manager at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana. Both executives are returning to Blue Chip from senior management positions at other Boyd Gaming properties.
Temple’s career with Boyd Gaming spans nearly 14 years and began at Sam’s Town in Tunica, Mississippi, where she was Director of Finance. She was Director of Finance for Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Director of Operations for Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and most recently was Assistant General Manager at Cannery Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brenda back to Blue Chip,” said Ted Bogich, Boyd Gaming Executive Vice President of Operations. “She’s a proven leader with a stellar track record and has shown that she can build strong relationships with guests, team members and the community.”
Bret Cox began his 30-year career at Boyd Gaming as a Table Games dealer, and was promoted to Director of Table Games at Blue Chip in 2002. He has held key leadership positions at several other Boyd Gaming properties before returning to Blue Chip.
“Bret’s management skills and experience will be a great asset to Blue Chip as we continue to build on our success as the premier entertainment destination in Northwest Indiana,” says Bogich.
Both Temple and Cox will be active in various Michigan City and LaPorte County community organizations.
About Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa
Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa is the premier entertainment destination in Northwest Indiana. Located an hour’s drive east of Chicago in Michigan City, Indiana, Blue Chip features a 65,000-square-foot single-level casino, two hotel towers with a total of 486 upscale rooms; five restaurants, a spa, full-service salon and fitness center, two gift shops and the 20,000-square-foot Stardust Event Center. For more information, visit www.bluechipcasino.com. Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties in seven states. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering its guests an outstanding entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. For additional Company information and press releases, visit www.boydgaming.com.