Page 17 - Mississippi/Louisiana Gaming News - Winter, 2022
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 People In The News
       Christine Drew Deshanta Samantha Shannon Eric Sylvester Benoit Banks Fields Becker Previto
Several receive Amplified awards at Hard Rock
      BILOXI — Hard Rock Biloxi recently presented its second quarter and third quarter employee awards. The employees each received a certificate, trophy, Rocker of the Quarter pin, cash award and a restaurant comp.
For the second quarter, Christine Sylvester, marketing, was named Rocker of the Quarter for the gaming division, while Drew Benoit, receiving, was named Rocker of the Quarter for the non-gaming division. The Producer of the Quarter award went to Deshanta Banks, front office.
For the third quarter, Samantha Fields, dealer, was named Rocker of the Quarter for the gaming division, while Shannon Becker, finance, was named Rocker of the Quarter, non- gaming. The Producer of the Quarter award went to Eric Previto, spa.
Additionally, Hard Rock presented four employees with an Amplified Service Award for going above and beyond in assisting guests in difficult situations. Receiving the service award were Timothy Quinn, security; Marcus Morlock, security; Donna Melder, slots; and Shatanya Clarke, front office.
Hard Rock General Manager Todd Raziano (second from right) stands with four employees who received awards for Amplified Service.
   Stars of the SHOW named at Gold Strike
TUNICA RESORTS — Gold Strike announced its Star of the SHOW recipients for the third quarter. To be named a Star of the SHOW is to receive the highest form of property-level employee recognition at the casino resort.
Stars of the SHOW for July were Andrew Robinson, housekeeping guest room attendant;
Ashley Turnage, beverage
server; Aundrey Dorsey, Chicago
Steakhouse bus person; Leketia Anderson, Buffet Americana cook; and Mike Collier, surveillance technical manager.
August’s Stars were Kelly
Fletcher, Chicago Steakhouse
server; Alee Sengmany, workforce
management specialist; Alberta
Collins, Buffet Americana cook;
Jason Berry, technical support engineer; and Craig Steppach, Race & Sportsbook manager.
Vickey Davis, casino operation administrative assistant; Marvin Emilien, marketing activation partner; Christine Butts, senior manager casino finance; Tracie
Alee Sengmany
Marvin Emilien
Alberta Collins
Tracie Cunningham
Craig Steppach
Derrick West
          Vickey Davis
    Cunningham, table games dealer; and Derrick West, Buffet Americana baker, were the Stars for September.
The word SHOW comes from “smile & greet” (S); “hear the guest story” (H); “own the experience” (O); and “wow the guest” (W).

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