Boyd Gaming To Take Over Cannery Properties
The Nevada Gaming Commission unanimously approved the licensing of the Cannery and Eastside Cannery properties to Las Vegas based Boyd Gaming Corp. during a meeting today.
The transition of the two casinos to Boyd is scheduled to begin at midnight tonight.
Approval was given following back-to-back special regulatory meetings scheduled to enable Boyd to sign paperwork and begin the transition before the holidays.
The state Gaming Control Board unanimously recommended approval early Monday and the commission gave final approval less than a half hour later.
Boyd Gaming President and CEO Keith Smith said every Cannery employee and executive would be retained by Boyd, but executive transitions could occur in six months.