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Golden Entertainment names Mark Seligman as General Manager of the Company’s two Arizona Charlie’s properties

LAS VEGAS – January 29, 2018 – Golden Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN) announced today the appointment of Mark Seligman as General Manager of the Company’s Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder casino properties.

Seligman brings to the position nearly two decades of experience in operations and management within the Las Vegas locals gaming market. He will divide his time between both hotel-casinos.

In his role, Seligman will oversee all aspects of the two Arizona Charlie’s and will have input on renovations and programing changes to the properties. Golden Entertainment acquired the two casinos as part of the company’s acquisition of American Casino & Entertainment Properties in October 2017.

Seligman served many years in both property oversight and corporate leadership positions with Station Casinos, most recently at Santa Fe Station. He spent a year as the vice president of operations for Warner Gaming, a casino management company, and two years with M Resort.

“Mark Seligman provides an extensive background in the Las Vegas locals gaming market and offers the company a tremendous perspective as we reposition our newly acquired Arizona Charlie’s properties,” said Steve Arcana, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Golden Entertainment. “Providing an outstanding gaming, dining and entertainment experience for our locals guest is a core value of the Company. Mark’s experience will provide valuable input as we enhance the guest experience at Arizona Charlie’s.”

In addition, gaming industry veteran and current Arizona Charlie’s Decatur General Manager Ron Lurie will remain at the hotel-casino and take on a role overseeing player development and community relations.

Arizona Charlie’s Decatur has approximately 260 hotel rooms, 1,042 slot machines, seven table games, a race and sports book, six restaurants, and an approximately 300-seat bingo parlor. Arizona Charlie’s Boulder has approximately 300 hotel rooms, 836 slot machines, seven table games, a race and sports book, four restaurants, and an approximately 450-seat bingo parlor.

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 www.goldenent.com.

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