Boyd Gaming Completes Sale of Echelon Site

                  Boyd Gaming Completes Sale of Echelon Site

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2013

LAS VEGAS, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD)
today announced that its previously announced sale of the Echelon site has
closed.

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About Boyd Gaming
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading
diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located
in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and
Mississippi. Boyd Gaming press releases are available at www.prnewswire.com.
Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at
www.boydgaming.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
Except for historical information contained herein, the matters set forth in
this release are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements
set forth above involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to differ materially from any such statement, including the
risks and uncertainties discussed in the Company's safe harbor compliance
statement for forward-looking statements included in the Company's recent
filings, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.

SOURCE Boyd Gaming Corporation

Website: http://www.boydgaming.com
Contact: Financial, Josh Hirsberg, +1-702-792-7234,
joshhirsberg@boydgaming.com; Media, David Strow, +1-702-792-7386,
davidstrow@boydgaming.com