Washington Gold's Chief Operating Officer Elected President of Recreational
HOUSTON, May 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE
Amex:UWN) announced today that Victor Mena, Chief Operating Officer of
Washington Gold, owned and operated by Nevada Gold, has been elected President
of the State of Washington's Recreational Gaming Association ("RGA").
"The state of Washington is very important to Nevada Gold so we are pleased
that our COO will now be President of the RGA. As President of the RGA, Victor
will be a key spokesman and representative in the mini-casino industry's
efforts to legalize electronic gaming in Washington facilities," said Robert
Sturges, CEO of Nevada Gold. "On behalf of the Company I would like to
congratulate Victor on his election."
The Recreational Gaming Association represents the card room industry in the
state of Washington. Mr. Mena's term is for one year and he may be re-elected.
About Nevada Gold
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (NYSE Amex:UWN) of Houston, Texas is a developer,
owner and operator of 12 gaming operations in Colorado and Washington and a
slot route operation in Deadwood, South Dakota. The following properties are
wholly owned and operated by Nevada Gold: Colorado Grande Casino in Cripple
Creek, Colorado, the Crazy Moose Casinos in Pasco and Mountlake Terrace,
Washington, Coyote Bob's Roadhouse Casino in Kennewick, Washington, the Silver
Dollar Casinos in Seatac, Bothell and Renton, Washington, the Club Hollywood
Casino located in Shoreline, Washington, the Royal Casino located in Everett,
Washington, the Red Dragon Casino in Mountlake Terrace, Washington, the Golden
Nugget Casino located in Tukwila, Washington and the AG Trucano slot route
operation in Deadwood, SD. The Company has an interest in Buena Vista
Development Company, LLC which is working with the Buena Vista Rancheria of
Me-Wuk Indians on a Native American casino project to be developed in the city
of Ione, California. On November 23, 2011, the Company signed an agreement to
sell the Colorado Grande Casino. Closing of the transaction is subject to
regulatory approval and is expected to take place shortly. For more
information, visit www.nevadagold.com
The Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. logo is available at
CONTACT: Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Robert B. Sturges, CEO or Jim Kohn, CFO
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