Boyd Gaming Reviews

Updated 5 Aug 2020

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3.1
51%
Recommend to a Friend
58%
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Boyd Gaming CEO and President Keith E. Smith
Keith E. Smith
151 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice people, relaxed environment for a casino company compared to other places I've worked; decent work/life balance(in 15 reviews)

  • "Fun job, great people to work with, keeps you on your toes(in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lots of moving parts to a casino, communication can sometimes be lost(in 23 reviews)

  • "When talking to many of my co-workers and past co-workers, a lot of the reasons they would or have moved out of Boyd is because of the low pay rate(in 14 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Relationship between employer employee"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boyd Gaming part-time

    Pros

    Innovative, growth, expansion, profit oriented

    Cons

    Less focus on employees, remuneration could be better at par

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  2. "Great place to learn and grow then move on!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Restaurant Manager in Kansas City, MO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boyd Gaming full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    benefits, room for growth, tuition reimbursement.

    Cons

    low pay, horrible work hours, zero work/life balance

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  3. "A good place to work."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Tech II in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boyd Gaming full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I had an excellent supervisor.

    Cons

    Occasional last minute changes to major projects

  4. "I loved Boyd!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer 

    I worked at Boyd Gaming full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun job, great people to work with, keeps you on your toes

    Cons

    Benefits aren't spectacular the further into your adult life you get (ie maternity leave)

  5. "Employer"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Lead Revenue Auditor 

    I worked at Boyd Gaming full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and pretty good working conditions

    Cons

    Preferential treatment, lack of information sharing

  6. "Stay away if you want career advancement"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior PC Technician in North Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boyd Gaming full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Decent pay at first but not much after.

    Cons

    Poor career advancement, most teams only do 25% of their work before dumping it off to the next team.

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  7. "Great Place"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Specialist in Dubuque, IA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boyd Gaming full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Co-workers, management seems to really care about the individual

    Cons

    Benefits and pay are far below industry standards.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great job for those who do not have self respect."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Front Desk Supervisor in Michigan City, IN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Boyd Gaming part-time

    Pros

    You’ll get to work with fun people in this environment.

    Cons

    Management likes to gaslight their employees.

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  9. "Love it"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Front Desk in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Boyd Gaming full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fun fast and challenging great place

    Cons

    Long shifts standing and dealing with crazy people

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  10. "table games dealing can be fun"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Table Games Dealer in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boyd Gaming part-time

    Pros

    you get to meet a variety of people, some you may see again others you may see only once a year

    Cons

    There are up and down periods on tips received

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