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Boyd Gaming properties in five states extend closures

24 March 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Boyd Gaming Corporation today provided an update on its previously announced property closures in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. As previously announced, all Boyd Gaming properties nationwide are temporarily closed to the public as mandated by state officials in connection with efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Illinois: The Illinois Gaming Board has extended its previous closure order to 8 April. This closure order impacts all gaming operations in the state of Illinois, including PAR-A-DICE, which closed on 15 March.

Indiana: Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has issued an order requiring the closure of all non-essential businesses in the state through 6 April. This order will impact both Belterra Casino Resort and Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, which closed on 16 March in compliance with orders from the Indiana Gaming Commission.

Louisiana: The Louisiana Gaming Control Board has extended its previous closure order through 12 April. This order impacts Amelia Belle Casino, Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel, Evangeline Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, Sam's Town Hotel & Casino Shreveport and Treasure Chest Casino, all of which closed on 17 March in compliance with a statewide closure order from the Board.

Ohio: Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses in the state through 6 April. This order impacts Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center, which closed on 13 March following orders by the Ohio Department of Health prohibiting mass gatherings in the state.

Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has closed all casinos in the state until further notice. Valley Forge Casino Resort has been closed since 13 March in compliance with Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf's directive ordering the closure of all entertainment venues in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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