Boyd Gaming Corporation is a Las Vegas, Nevada based business engaged in the development, ownership and operation of hotels and casinos throughout the United States. The company continues to be run by founder Sam Boyd's family under the management of Sam's son, Bill Boyd.
The company operates in 7 states and at the end of 2005 the corporation will have over 11,500 hotels rooms.
Founded by Sam Boyd
In 1993 the firm became a public company traded on the NYSE.
Boyd gaming is the first casino operator to introduce defibrillators on casino floors.
On July 1, 2004 Boyd Gaming completed its $1.3 billion merger with Coast Casinos and all Coast properties and businesses are now wholly owned subsidiaries of the company.
On January 4, 2006 Boyd announced Echelon Place as the new project for its current Stardust site.
On May 31, 2006, Boyd announced plans to acquire the Dania Jai-Alai fronton $153 million.
On October 2, 2006, the company announced plans to trade the Barbary Coast Hotel and Casino for 24 acres on the strip.
In early January 2007, Boyd completed the trade of the Barbary Coast for the 24 acres adjacent to Echelon Place.
Current Boyd Gaming Corporation businesses
All properties are wholly owned subsidiaries except where indicated.
- Blue Chip Casino and Hotel , Michigan City, Indiana
- Borgata, Atlantic City New Jersey (50% owner through Marina District Development Corporation, LLC)
- California Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
- Coast Casinos
- Dania Jai-Alai, Dania Beach, Florida
- Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel , Vinton, Louisiana
- Echelon Place, Las Vegas, Nevada (Replaces now defunct Stardust Resort & Casino)
- Eldorado Casino, Henderson, Nevada
- Fremont Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
- Jokers Wild Casino, Henderson, Nevada
- Main Street Station, Las Vegas, Nevada
- Par-A-Dice (hotel and casino) , East Peoria, Illinois
- Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
- Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana (Formerly Harrah's Casino and Hotel)
- Sam's Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Tunica, Tunica, Mississippi
- Treasure Chest Casino , Kenner, Louisiana
- Vacations-Hawaii , Honolulu, Hawaii (Non-Gaming Property)
Development sites and projects