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Boyd Gaming Sticks A Knife In The Strip

Posted by Chuckmonster on 10 May 2016
This is interesting. Boyd Gaming, owners of Fremont, Orleans, Gold Coast, Sam's Town, The Cal, Main Street Station and Suncoast, have unfurled an advertising campaign that calls out price gouging properties on The Strip, offering...

Tagged: boyd gaming   fremont   orleans   sams town   the cal   main street station   mgm resorts international   advertising   

Mailbag: Resort Fee At Main Street Station?

Posted by Chuckmonster on 28 Jan 2014
VT reader D.H emailed us yesterday about a mystery charge that appeared on his credit card after staying at Main Street Station. He says: Main Street Station levied a surprise charge of $9.99 to my...

Tagged: mailbag   resort fees   main street station   boyd gaming   sams town   orleans   gold coast   

Boyd Retains Stardust Name

Posted by Chuckmonster on 12 Mar 2013
In response to a question by Vegas Internet Mafia All Star and Boyd Gaming aficionado JeffinOKC, the RJ's Howard Stutz asked corporate overlords if the name "Stardust" was sold to Genting as part of the...

Tagged: stardust   imperial palace   boyd gaming   resorts world   echelon   

The Orleans Scrubs Up

Posted by Chuckmonster on 7 Mar 2013
Speaking of Boyd Gaming, sources are telling VT that Boyd is redoubling their focus on The Orleans as their "Las Vegas Strip" property. The first order of business is to freshen up the...

Tagged: boyd gaming   orleans   upgrades   

Welcome To Beautiful Resorts World Las Vegas

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2013
A picture postcard that says, simply, Welcome to Beautiful Resorts World Las Vegas in red and brown over a group of angularly frosted, chocolate hued hotel towers, the base of which is surrounded by a...

Tagged: resorts world las vegas   paul steelman   echelon   genting   boyd gaming   design   architecture   

Wow: Boyd Sells Echelon To Genting for $350M

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Mar 2013
I'll bet Sam Nazarian wakes up with a boner this morning. Boyd Gaming has elected to pull the rip cord on the long stalled Echelon Place project and sold the 85 acre property to Malaysian-based gaming...

Tagged: boyd   genting   echelon place   resorts world las vegas   mergers and acquisitions   2014   

Echelon Delayed Until 2018!

Posted by Chuckmonster on 11 May 2012
Boyd Gaming has filed a request with Clark County to extend the time frame of existing permits for the Echelon development for an additional six years [PDF]. The applicant indicates that given the state of the...

Tagged: echelon   boyd gaming   north strip   sls las vegas   

The 3rd Annual 'Is This The Year Echelon Restarts?' Post

Posted by Chuckmonster on 21 Apr 2011
All this yapping about the north end of the strip has given me a case of Echelonitis. Can anybody suggest a good saave? I decided to do a little snooping to see...

Tagged: boyd gaming   echelon   

Rumor: Boyd Buying Rio

Posted by Chuckmonster on 4 Aug 2010
We're hearing some chatter on the airwaves that Harrah's has sold the Rio to Boyd Gaming. Boyd announced earlier this week that they were suspending their attempt to buyout the assets of Station Casinos. More on this...

Tagged: boyd   harrah's entertainment   rio   

B Connected Gets iPhoned

Posted by Chuckmonster on 15 Jul 2010
Apparently, it is harvest time for casino iPhone apps. Earlier today, Boyd Gaming Corporation - the folks who own the Fremont, The California, Main Street Station and The Stardust - unleashed an iPhone application...

Tagged: boyd gaming   orleans   the cal   fremont   main street station   comp clubs   iphone   

MGM's M life Comp Club Gets Complicated

Posted by Chuckmonster on 23 Jun 2010
Ladies and gentlemen... welcome to Mlife, the 'so new it hasn't been implemented yet' tiered comp club from MGM Resorts International. Mlife contains a whopping five tiers of player rankings, proving once again that nobody builds...

Tagged: mgm resorts international   mlife   comp clubs   total rewards   boyd gaming   

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