LAS VEGAS, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinity Gaming has renewed its partnership with the Alzheimer's Association by pledging to contribute at least $125,000 in 2017 to advance the progress of new treatments, preventions and ultimately a cure for Alzheimer's and dementias. In 2016, Affinity Gaming surpassed its $100,000 yearlong goal by donating more than $133,000 to the Association across the regional chapters where its 11 casinos are operated in Southern and Northern Nevada, Colorado, Missouri and Iowa.
The gaming company's Southern Nevada properties, including Silver Sevens, Primm Valley Resort & Casino, Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino and Whiskey Pete's Hotel & Casino, will commit at least $75,000 to the Desert Southwest Chapter Southern Nevada Region by sponsoring and participating in signature events including the Education Conference on April 27, Wine to Remember in May at Whiskey Pete's, The Longest Day on June 21 and the Walk to End Alzheimer's on Oct. 28. Other initiatives include education, support and engagement opportunities for Affinity Gaming employees and guests.
Affinity Gaming CEO Michael Silberling said, "I'm proud of what our company and team members accomplished last year and I look forward to strengthening our commitment for 2017 to benefit the thousands of individuals affected by this terrible disease."
"We are grateful to Michael and the staff at Affinity Gaming for their continued dedication and support," said Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Association Desert Southwest Chapter Dan Lawler. "Their commitment to the community is truly improving lives and helping families across the valley and country."
About Affinity Gaming
Affinity Gaming is a diversified casino gaming company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Company's casino operations consist of 11 casinos, five of which are located in Nevada, three in Colorado, two in Missouri and one in Iowa. For more information about Affinity Gaming, please visit its website: affinitygaming.com.
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