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MAVERICK GAMING CONTINUES EXPANSION WITH DEBUT OF MAVERICK CASINO & HOTEL ELKO, NV

NEVADA - July 31st 2021 -- Maverick Gaming, the nation’s fastest growing regional casino operator, is pleased to announce the launch of Maverick Casino & Hotel.  This exciting, new hospitality brand represents the first phase in Maverick Gaming’s strategy to redevelop and connect its properties across its regional footprint.  Maverick Gaming, based in Kirkland, Washington, has acquired 24 unique brands and properties, in Nevada, Colorado and Washington. The multi-year plan is to upgrade the physical infrastructure, improve the overall gaming, guest experience, and rebrand them as either Maverick Casino & Hotel, Ace’s Poker, Dragon Tiger Casino, or Macau Legend. “This is an important step for Maverick Gaming as we continue to grow and invest in our portfolio of properties. Our plan has always been to consolidate our assets under our four key brands and unite them under Play Maverick Loyalty and Sports programs.” said Eric Persson, Chief Executive Officer and majority owner of Maverick Gaming. “This is the next step in our evolution as we continue building Maverick Gaming as a best-in-class regional operator and, today, we are excited to introduce this new, unique experience to our friends in Elko.” This conversion of the Red Lion Hotel and Casino Elko [...]

July 31, 2021|

MAVERICK CARES PROVIDES 16,000 MEAL KITS FOR K-12 STUDENTS & EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP VOUCHERS

MAVERICK CARES PROVIDES 16,000 MEAL KITS FOR K-12 STUDENTS & EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP VOUCHERS  MAVERICK CARES PROVIDES 16,000 MEAL KITS FOR K-12 STUDENTS & EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP VOUCHERS  In its mission to mitigate food insecurity, Maverick Cares to prioritize helping students who rely on school lunches during Spring Break, while also providing admissions tickets to educational enrichment opportunities lost or missed during pandemic  On March 30, Maverick Cares kicks off 2021 employee-led giving program with an emphasis on helping students in need  WASHINGTON – For its first major event of 2021, today Maverick Cares is supplying 16,000 K-12 students with meal kits to prepare lunches for the week of Spring Break. Many students and families experience food insecurity, a challenge especially acute during the pandemic and when school is not in session. With the support of about 100 local businesses and organizations, the event will also provide students with admissions tickets to local education activities to help make up for the loss of school field trips in 2020. Maverick Cares is partnering with KRKO and Hubbard Broadcast to help engage local businesses and organizations. Participating families will be able to show their vouchers to Maverick Cares volunteers on-site and pick [...]

March 30, 2021|

MAVERICK GAMING SALUTES PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS MONTH

Throughout March, Virtual Events Across the Country Support Prevention, Recovery and Treatment for People Negatively Affected by Gambling KIRKLAND, WA – Maverick Gaming recommitted its support for professionals in the education, outreach, treatment and recovery of people who struggle with problem gambling. Since 2019, Maverick Gaming has partnered with The Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling, a leading organization dedicated to education, prevention, treatment, recovery, and front-line responsible gambling training in gaming environments. Maverick Gaming’s commitment is year-round for reducing problem gambling – in 2020, the company contributed $194,381 to the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling. In announcing the contribution, Maureen Greeley, executive director of the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling, said that “the Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling applauds Maverick Gaming for their steadfast partnership in supporting responsible gambling practices and policies. As the leading organization dedicated to education, prevention, treatment, recovery and front-line responsible gambling training in gaming environments, we cannot be successful without our great partners in Washington’s gaming industry. We look forward to continued collaboration with Maverick Gaming well into the future.” “Maverick Gaming applauds the work of the recovery community, health care providers and organizations, government agencies, elected leaders and gambling companies to raise public awareness [...]

March 1, 2021|

MAVERICK GAMING ESTABLISHES CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS IN KIRKLAND, WA

A market leader in Washington’s responsible gaming industry, Maverick Gaming has invested $250 million in local jobs, economy Local leaders celebrate deepening investment in family wage jobs   WASHINGTON - Maverick Gaming LLC (“Maverick” or “Maverick Gaming”) today announced they are in the process of moving their corporate headquarters to Kirkland, WA, a reflection of the company’s ongoing and long-term investment in Washington State. Previously located in Nevada, Maverick Gaming’s new headquarters will be located at 12530 NE 144th St. and will support at least 50 jobs. “As we all work together to build a pathway through the impacts of the pandemic, we welcome Maverick Gaming to Kirkland as a partner in supporting family-wage jobs in our state’s regulated gaming industry,” said Kirkland Mayor Penny Sweet. “In just a few years, Maverick Gaming has shown a commitment to Washington – whether it is through their Maverick Cares community giving program or because they embraced being the largest private-sector employer of Teamsters Local 117. I look forward to Maverick Gaming continuing to deepen its investment in Kirkland and across our state.” “I grew up in Hoquiam and am humbled and excited to be locating Maverick Gaming’s headquarters in my home state,” said Maverick Gaming CEO and co-founder Eric Persson. “Establishing our company’s corporate headquarters in Kirkland [...]

February 9, 2021|

BIPARTISAN SPORTS BETTING LEGISLATION TO BE HEARD IN STATE SENATE SUPPORTS FAMILY WAGE JOBS, PROVIDES ECONOMIC RELIEF TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES

SB 5212 is endorsed by the Washington State Labor Council, bipartisan sponsors State Senators Curtis King (R) and Marko Liias (D) Local governments and community organizations urge passage of bill that will increase investments in Washington communities WASHINGTON – On February 4, 2021, the Senate Committee on Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs will hold a public hearing at 8AM regarding SB 5212, a bipartisan proposal to create a regulated, legal, and taxed marketplace for sports betting in Washington. The legislation has bipartisan support and is sponsored by State Senators Curtis King and Marko Liias (Majority Floor Leader). Since the legislation was introduced, it has also been endorsed by the Washington State Labor Council, local mayors and Chambers of Commerce who advocate that tax revenues generated by sports betting will help bolster critical public services during and after the pandemic, while also stabilizing and creating family wage jobs across the state. As of November 2020, 25 states and D.C. have legalized sports betting and are poised to realize millions in revenue as a result. Revenues from local gambling taxes to local jurisdictions in Washington are anticipated to increase by at least 35% with the passage of this bill. In Washington, Maverick [...]

February 5, 2021|

BIPARTISAN SPORTS BETTING LEGISLATION WILL CREATE FAMILY WAGE JOBS, PROVIDE ECONOMIC RELIEF TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES

SB 5212 earns support of Washington State Labor Council, bipartisan sponsors State Senators Curtis King and Marko Liias Proposal would create a state-level 10% tax on all gross revenues from sports wagers, would limit legal commercial, land-based sports wagering to cardrooms and racetracks currently licensed in the state WASHINGTON – Building on its advocacy for a regulated, legal and taxed marketplace for sports betting, Maverick Gaming announced its support for legislation introduced in the 2021 Legislative Session that would allow currently licensed commercial card rooms and race tracks in Washington to offer on-premise sports betting. The legislation represents an opportunity to stabilize jobs and drive revenue following the deep economic slowdown caused by the pandemic. Revenues from local gambling taxes to local jurisdictions is anticipated to increase by at least 35% with the passage of this bill. Details of the bipartisan legislation – SB 5212 sponsored by State Senators Curtis King and Marko Liias (majority floor leader) - include: Only existing licensed cardrooms and racetracks would be eligible for a sports betting license Each license (each facility must have its own license) would be charged a $100,000 licensing fee to fully cover the cost of a robust regulatory system focused [...]

February 4, 2021|
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