LAS VEGAS, Dec. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the Las Vegas assets of Cannery Casino Resorts, LLC, following the receipt of all required regulatory approvals.
The transaction included Cannery Casino Hotel, located in North Las Vegas, and Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel, located adjacent to Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall on Boulder Highway in the eastern part of the Las Vegas Valley. Boyd Gaming now owns and operates 24 casino properties across the country, including 12 in southern Nevada.
"The Cannery transaction, along with our recent acquisition of Aliante, further expands Boyd Gaming's presence in the high-performing Las Vegas Locals market," said Keith Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer. "With a diversified and robust portfolio in the Las Vegas Valley, we are in better position than ever to deliver on the substantial growth potential that still lies ahead in southern Nevada."
About Boyd Gaming Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Boyd Gaming press releases are available at www.prnewswire.com. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.
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