Station Casinos Donating $1M To COVID-19 Relief Fund

Company's CEO Won't Take Salary During Closure

Mitch Kelly
April 06, 2020 - 10:04 am
The marquee at the Palace Station Hotel & Casino displays a message after the resort closed as a result of the coronavirus continuing to spread across the United States on March 18, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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LAS VEGAS, NV (KXNT) -  Station Casinos LLC (“Station Casinos” or the “Company”), the leading provider of gaming and entertainment in Las Vegas, announced Monday that it has contributed $1 million to the COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund to purchase personal protective equipment and critical medical supplies, including test kits, for use by first responders and healthcare professionals throughout Nevada to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

 

“In this time of profound crisis, nothing is more important to us than the health and wellbeing of our team members, guests and the entire Las Vegas community,” said Richard Haskins, President of Station Casinos. “To that end, we are honored to provide this contribution to assist those serving on the front lines in the fight against COVID-19, and are deeply grateful for their tireless efforts to serve and protect all Nevadans in these unprecedented and difficult times.”

 

The Company also announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Frank J. Fertitta III and Vice Chairman Lorenzo J. Fertitta will be foregoing their entire salaries for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis.