May 28, 2022

Boyd Gaming Donates Over $ 145,000 To Charities Nationwide In 2020 ‘Wreaths of Hope’ Contest

More than 135 nonprofits entered the 2020 competition, decorating wreaths that were displayed online and at Boyd Gaming properties nationwide. A total of 18 Boyd Gaming destinations participated in Wreaths of Hope in Nevada, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Pennsylvania. The winners were chosen directly by Boyd Gaming customers, who were invited to vote for their favorite charities online and in person at select participating properties.

Since the launch of Trees of Hope in 2007 in Louisiana, Boyd Gaming awarded over 850 $000 to hundreds of nonprofits in the annual competition. the $ 145,000 the national prize pool awarded in 2020 represented the largest prize pool in the history of the competition.

The first place winners of the Crowns of Hope 2020 competition are:

Nevada
Aliante: Ronald McDonald Houses of Greater Las Vegas
the Orleans: Las Vegas Foundation of the Metropolitan Police Department
Golden Coast: Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation
Suncoast: SafeNest
Cannery: Disabled American Veterans
California: Children’s Heart Foundation
Sam’s town: St. Jude Ranch for the kids

Illinois
By-A-Dice: Community Center

Kansas
Kansas Star: Disabled American Veterans

Louisiana
Amelia Belle: At Hope
Delta Downs: Autism Services Southwest Louisiana
Evangeline downs: Cerebral palsy clinic of the Opelousas region
Sam’s Town Shreveport: Humanitarian Society of Northwest Louisiana
Treasure chest: Metropolitan Center for Women and Children

Mississippi
IP Casino Resort Spa: Humanitarian Society of Southern Mississippi
Sam’s Town tunic: American Cancer Society

Missouri
Ameristar Kansas City: To be announced on January 20.

Pennsylvania
Valley Forge: Brandywine Valley SPCA

To learn more about Boyd Gaming’s commitment to its communities, visit www.boydgaming.com/about-boyd-gaming/corporate-social-responsibility.

About Boyd Gaming
Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diverse operator of 28 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states. With one of the most experienced management teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on providing our customers with an exceptional entertainment experience, delivered with unwavering attention to customer service. For more company information and press releases, visit www.boydgaming.com.

SOURCE Boyd Gaming Corporation

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