LAS VEGAS -- Clyde Turner resigned as chairman, chief executive
officer and a director of Circus Circus Enterprises, Inc.
Circus Circus vice chairman and chief operating officer Michael
Ensign, also a founding partner of Gold Strike Resorts, which
merged with Circus Circus in 1995, will succeed Turner as the
company's chairman and chief executive officer. Ensign also will
retain the title of chief operating officer.