VEGAS, NV - Boyd Gaming Corporation announced February 26
that they are once again producing limited edition gaming
chips bearing the likeness of legendary NASCAR driver Richard
Petty. The $5 chips will be in play at all Boyd Gaming's Nevada-based
properties in honor of NASCAR week and the Sam's Town 300.
Gaming casino will feature a different Richard Petty gaming
chip that will be available immediately to the public for
a limited time only. Hard-core NASCAR and Petty collectors
will have to visit each individual casino in order to collect
the entire set.
years, Richard Petty has been referred to as the King of stockcar
racing and our customers are very serious NASCAR fans,'' said
Dan Stark, Director of Marketing for Boyd Gaming Corporation.
all the excitement surrounding NASCAR week in Las Vegas, it
seemed only appropriate to once again produce gaming chips
honoring a real icon of racing.''
Gaming casinos featuring the special gaming chips are the
Las Vegas-based properties Sam's
Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, Stardust
Resort and Casino, Main
Street Station Casino, Brewery and Hotel, California
Hotel and Casino, and Freemont Hotel and Casino, and the
Henderson-based properties Joker's
Wild Casino and Eldorado
events surrounding around the Sam's Town 300 NASCAR week include
the Sam's Town 300 (March 3), the Coca-Cola Wall of Speed
(February 23-March 3), Speedway Children's Charities NASCAR
Driver Auction (March 1), Travis Tritt in concert at Sam's
Town Live! (March 1-3, and a fan photo and autograph session
with Richard and Kyle Petty (March 2).
in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation is the owner and operator
of 11 casino entertainment properties located in Nevada, Mississippi,
Illinois, Indiana, and Louisiana. Boyd Gaming is also developing
"The Borgata'', an entertainment destination resort in Atlantic
City, New Jersey, through a joint venture with MGM MIRAGE.