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Advice casino executives got; advice they give

Advice casino executives got; advice they give

From her mentor Rick Quinn, former general manager at the Copa Casino in Gulfport: "Cathy, never miss the opportunity to keep your mouth shut." -- Cathy Beeding, Island View Casino

"Being heard" is one of the biggest challenges women executives will face. -- LuAnn Pappas, CEO of Scarlet Pearl Casino

"The key for me is just being aware of whether people are comfortable or not. Sometimes you know when you enter a room it's not quite as welcoming." You can't have an ego, "male or female." -- Susan Varnes, Treasure Bay Casino

"You have to make choices." People and organizations must prioritize for best results. -- Virginia McDowell, Global Gaming Women

"I think it's true that you have to work twice as hard. Pick your battles. Look how you educate your sons and daughters." -- Jackie Parker, Harvest Trends