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Christopher Fiumara Named VP and General Mgr

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Golden Entertainment names Christopher Fiumara as
Vice President and General Manager of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower

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LAS VEGAS – December 7, 2017 – Golden Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN) announced today the appointment of gaming industry veteran Christopher Fiumara as Vice President and General Manager of the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower.

Fiumara, who most recently served as general manager of the SLS Las Vegas, will oversee the day-to-day management of the iconic Las Vegas Boulevard resort.

Since 2003, Fiumara has served as general manager or assistant general manager for several Las Vegas-area resorts, including the Palace Station, Santa Fe Station, Sunset Station and Texas Station. He spent nearly a year as general manager of the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Lake Tahoe before joining the SLS in December 2015.

In all his resort management positions, Fiumara oversaw operations, as well as renovations and development efforts at the various properties.

“Christopher Fiumara brings an extensive background in all facets of hotel, casino and resort operations and management to the Stratosphere,” said Steve Arcana, Chief Operating Officer of Golden Entertainment. “As we formulate plans to enhance the Stratosphere’s operations and develop new amenities, Christopher’s background and experience will be helpful to Golden Entertainment’s efforts.”

During his career, Fiumara participated in the openings of several hotel-casino properties, including resorts in Nevada, California, and Missouri. Fiumara’s initial gaming experience began with the Claridge Casino & Hotel in Atlantic City in 1988. He joined Station Casinos in 1996 and had roles in planning and operations development.

About Golden Entertainment Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – resort and casino operations and distributed gaming. The Company operates approximately 16,000 gaming devices, 114 table games, and 5,162 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for more than 7,200 team members. Golden Entertainment owns eight casino resorts – seven in Southern Nevada and one in Maryland. Through its distributed gaming business in Nevada and Montana, Golden Entertainment operates video gaming devices at nearly 1,000 locations and owns nearly 60 traditional taverns in Nevada. The Company is licensed in Illinois to operate video gaming terminals. Golden Entertainment is focused on maximizing the value of its portfolio by leveraging its scale, leadership position and proven management capabilities across its two divisions. For more information, visit

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