MICHIGAN CITY - Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa in Michigan City has new leaders. Las Vegas-based Boyd Gaming Corp. (NYSE: BYD) says Brenda Temple will serve as general manager and Bret Cox as assistant general manager. Temple most recently served as assistant general manager at Cannery Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas and her previous positions include director of finance for Blue Chip, director of operations and Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas and director of finance at Sam's Town in Mississippi.

Cox has worked at several Boyd Gamin properties, including time as a table dealer and director of gaming operations at Blue Chip.

Boyd Gaming Executive Vice President of Operations Ted Bogich says "we are thrilled to welcome Brenda back to Blue Chip. 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'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."