Patrick Duffy has been named vice president of table games of Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. In his new role, Duffy’s primary responsibility includes providing strategic leadership and direction for the table games and poker department while ensuring all activities within the department are in accordance with the company’s business objectives, budget guidelines and all Beau Rivage policies, practices and procedures.
Duffy has more than 35 years of table games experience in the casino industry beginning as a dealer and advancing through all levels of management. As a former vice president of table games for Grand Casino in Tunica, Mississippi, Duffy has led large table games teams and provided oversight and budgeting, staffing, training and operations.
Duffy joined Beau Rivage in August 2006 as an assistant casino shift manager. He was promoted to shift manager in 2007 and most recently held the position of director of table games. His experience in mid- and upper-management at MGM Resorts International’s Southern region have facilitated growth in relationships with customers and driven operational excellence.
Duffy was an active participant in the Beau Rivage Management Development Program; he is an MGM Resorts International Diversity Champion and has facilitated gaming classes at the University of Southern Mississippi.
Robert Williams has been named vice president of slot operations of Beau Rivage Resort & Casino. Williams’ primary responsibility is to oversee all aspects of slot operations with particular attention to operational performance analysis, identifying industry trends, managing annual slot capital, complying with Federal, State, and Local regulations, and working closely with marketing and analytics teams to ensure strategy alignment for Beau Rivage.
Williams has shown great leadership since joining Beau Rivage in August of 2013. Williams has more than 20 years of slot operations experience in the casino industry. He has held the positions of director and vice president of slot operations at various casino properties along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. His experience in the Gulf Coast market has facilitated growth in Beau Rivage’s daily slot operations and increased customer satisfaction.