Faces of Gaming: Laura Penney — Putting in the Work as CEO of Coeur d’Alene Casino

One of a few female CEOs of a casino, Laura Penney is the embodiment of resilience.

Five months into her role as CEO of Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort Hotel in Idaho, she faced down the challenges of a raging pandemic. While every casino shut down around March 2020, Laura Penney gained her 15 minutes of fame as the leader of the first casino in the country to reopen.

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